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LGBTQ STUDY GROUP: Patricia Gherovici, PH.D. Beauty is not enough: Psychoanalysis and Transgender Enjoyment

Date: Nov 7, 2018 8:30 pm
Details:
The LGBTQ STUDY GROUP of the William Alanson White Institute presents:

 

PATRICIA GHEROVICI, PH.D.

 

"Beauty is not enough: Psychoanalysis and Transgender Enjoyment"

 

Wed. November 7, 2018

8:30-10:00pm

William Alanson White Institute

‪20 W. 74 St., Room 3A

 


Description:

Taking the case of President Schreber as a point of departure, this presentation explores how trans desire can be aiming at issues of paternity, creativity, beauty, embodiment and survival.


Presenter Bio:

Patricia Gherovici, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor.
She is co-founder and director of the Philadelphia Lacan Group and Associate FacultyPsychoanalytic Studies Minor, University of Pennsylvania (PSYS), Honorary Member at IPTAR the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York City,  and Founding Member of Das Unbehagen

Her books include The Puerto Rican Syndrome (Other Press: 2003) winner of the Gradiva Award and the Boyer Prize,  and Please Select Your Gender: From the Invention of Hysteria to the Democratizing of Transgenderism (Routledge: 2010).  She has published two edited collections (both with Manya Steinkoler)  Lacan On Madness: Madness Yes You Can't ( Routledge: 2015) and Lacan, Psychoanalysis and Comedy (Cambridge University Press: 2016). Her new book Transgender Psychoanalysis: A Lacanian Perspective on Sexual Difference was published by Routledge in June 2017.

 

Dues:

$95 for year-long attendance

$15 for one-time attendance

 

**Pizza and prosecco will be served.**

**All are welcome to attend.**

 

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