The Centre for the Study of Sexuality and Culture and Manchester Feminist Theory Network (MFTN) present: A Workshop on: Queering Psychoanalysis
Friday 12th Feb 2016 1-5pm (C1.18, Graduate School Conference Room)
The Graduate School, Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester
Chaired by Jackie Stacey (University of Manchester)
1-1.45pm: Clara Bradbury-Rance
‘Psychoanalysis and the Queering of the Figure of the Lesbian in Film’
Clara Bradbury-Rance submitted her PhD thesis in January 2016. She has published chapters on queer cinema and girlhoods on screen. In dialogue with debates in feminist theory, her PhD research explored the ways in which queer influences have generated new conceptualisations of lesbianism’s figuration in contemporary cinema.
1.45-2.30pm: Daniel Anderson
‘The Queerness of Groups’
Daniel Anderson is studying for his interdisciplinary (education and cultural studies) PhD at the University of Manchester in group-analytic perspectives on sexuality and gender. He is training as a group analyst via the Institute of Group Analysis and is trained as a psychiatrist and a psychodynamic psychotherapist.
2.30-3.00pm: tea/coffee break
3-3.45 pm: Monica Pearl
Monica Pearl is Lecturer in Twentieth Century American Literature at the University of Manchester. She is the author of AIDS Literature and Gay Identity (Routledge) and essays on Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir Fun Home, the writing of W.G. Sebald, AA Bronson’s photograph, “Felix, June 5, 1944,” Eve Sedgwick’s essay “White Glasses,” the play and film Angels in America, and two essays on opera.
4-5pm: Roundtable discussion
Monica Pearl, Daniel Anderson, Clara Bradbury-Rance will be joined by Ian Parker
Ian Parker was co-founder in 1991, and is currently co-director (with Professor Erica Burman), of the Discourse Unit (www.discourseunit.com). He is Professor of Management at the University of Leicester. His writing has been in the field of psychoanalysis, psychology and social theory, with a particular focus on discourse, critical psychology, mental health and political practice. He is a practising psychoanalyst, and is currently President of the College of Psychoanalysts – UK. He is Secretary of Manchester Psychoanalytic Matrix and Managing Editor of the Annual Review of Critical Psychology.