Author and Professor of English, USC
Seminars at the Institute of Psychiatry are presented in front of an interdisciplinary gathering of clinicians, scholars, students, interested lay people, and others. Because some of our presentations are works in progress, some lecturers choose not to make them available online. Those for which we have obtained permission are listed here. The Institute will continue to add talks as they occur.
March 15, 2023
"Race and the Imagination"
January 18, 2023
"ʿAṣfūriyyeh: A History of Madness, Modernity and War in the Middle East"
Joelle Abi-Rached, M.D., Ph.D.
January 4, 2023
“A Metric For Maladjustment: Psychobiology, Psychiatric Epidemiology, and the Development of the Health Opinion Survey”
Ph.D. Candidate at Johns Hopkins University
M.D. Candidate at University of Rochester
December 21, 2022
“Constructing ‘Pure Depression’: Neural Implants, Bioethics, and the Quest for Psychiatric Biomarkers”
Danielle Carr, Ph.D.
November 30, 2022
"Book Talk: Trauma, Flight, and Migration: Psychoanalytic Perspectives"
Sargam Mona Jain, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
November 16, 2022
"Selves Built, Lost, and Studied: Witnessing Neuropsychiatry at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital"
Noga Arikha, Ph.D.
European University Institute
May 20, 2022
"José Manuel Rodriguez, Walter Freeman and Mid-Century Somatic Therapies: A Study in Contrasts"
Joseph J. Fins, M.D., MACP
Weill Cornell Medicine
April 22, 2022
"Literary Biography and the Imagination"
Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor
Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago
April 13, 2022
"Responding to the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: An Epidemic of Addiction"
Andrew Kolodny, M.D.
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
March 21, 2022
"Anti-semitism in Carl Jung and his Inner Circle"
Daniel Burston, Ph.D.