Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis: Oedipus in Brooklyn: Rethinking Freud on Women, Watching Lena Dunham's "Girls"

Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Henry Markman, M.D. & Julie Ruskin, Ph.D., Co-Chairs
John DiMartini, Ph.D., John Jemerin, M.D., Israel Katz, M.D., Maria Longuemare, M.D., Ph.D., Patricia Marra, M.F.T., Catherine McKenzie, Ph.D., Mitchell Wilson, M.D., Committee Members

The Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis Program aims to foster meaningful discussion on major current trends in psychoanalysis — in terms of clinical practice, as well as psychoanalytic theory applied to topics such as politics, history, aesthetics, literature and film, gender, and development. Leading contributors present original work that is discussed by experts in that particular area. This program is intended for clinicians and others interested in psychoanalytic thinking.

Title: Oedipus in Brooklyn: Rethinking Freud on Women, Watching Lena Dunham's "Girls"
Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Lisa Buchberg, DMH
Discussants: Elizabeth Bradshaw, PsyD and Joseph Lavery, PhD
Moderator: Mitchell Wilson, MD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: Series fee for 4 programs:
$ 230.00  General
$ 190.00  SFCP Members
$   95.00  Students  (with copy of Student ID provided)
Individual program:
$ 55.00  General
$ 45.00  SFCP Members
$ 25.00  Students (with copy of Student ID provided)


PRESENTER: Lisa Buchberg, DMH
Training and Supervising Analyst and Faculty, SFCP; Personal and Supervising Analyst, PINC.  Dr. Buchberg is the author of "Oedipus in Brooklyn: Reading Freud on Women, Watching Lena Dunham's 'Girls,'"  The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, January 2014.  She has taught courses on gender, the psychology of women, the British Independent School, and theoretical pluralism.  Dr. Buchberg has a private practice in San Francisco.

DISCUSSANT: Elizabeth Bradshaw, PsyD
Masters in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies, University College, London.  Dr. Bradshaw has published multiple papers on psychoanalytic writing as well as Freud's drive theory that have appeared in fort da and Modern Psychoanalysis.  She is in private practice in San Francisco and Oakland where she works with children, adolescents and adults.

DISCUSSANT: Joseph Lavery, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley.  Dr. Lavery specializes in Victorian literature and culture, with primary research in the field of Victorian Orientalism.  He is also interested in psychoanalytic and queer theories of gender and sexuality, the transnational portability of aesthetic forms, and theories of popular culture.

MODERATOR: Mitchell Wilson, MD

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