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Current Program Schedule

Fall 2018
The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar
Convenes on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays from September through May
2:00 PM Baker Tower Conference Room F-1200

September 5
Eugene Raikhel, Ph.D., University of Chicago
“Pathological desire: addiction, psychosis, and evidence in contemporary Russia”
September 19
No Seminar – Yom Kippur
October 3
Chris Millard, Ph.D., University of Sheffield
“A history of the concept of "lived experience": the politics of academic writing on mental health”
October 17
Claire D. Clark, Ph.D., MPH, University of Kentucky's College of Medicine
“The Deviance of Addiction Treatment”
October 31
Issues in Mental Health Policy
Jennifer Michael Hecht, Ph.D.,
“Poetry and History Against Suicide: The Place of Ideas in Preventing Suicide – and the Place of Preventing Suicide in Our Ideas”
November 7
Greg Farr, MLIS, CA Austen Riggs Center
“Psychiatric Hospital on Main Street: History of the Austen Riggs Center, 100 Years”
November 21
Jacqueline Rose Ph.D., Birkbeck University of London
“The Legacy: political protest and the denial of history”
December 5
Stefanos Geroulanos, Ph.D., New York University
“Just Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Homeostatic Metaphors, W.H.R. Rivers’s Endangered Self”
December 19
No Seminar -- Holiday Party

* PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited. Attendance by permission only.
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