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Intersectionality, Social Context, and the Co-Creation of Clinical Experience
May 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Wyman Classroom
First Year Adult Psychoanalytic Training (APT)
2022-23, 3rd Trimester — Fridays, 3:30-5:00pm
Jeanette Farrell, MD
Kelly Lippman, LMHC
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May 26, 2023 — Decolonization and Psychoanalytic Humility
Tummala-Narra considers how psychoanalytic concepts, such as ideas about dependency, that were formed in a particular socio-historical context, act to privilege a white, European subjectivity. She notes how failing to acknowledge these limitations can perpetuate oppression and calls for “psychoanalytic humility” as a basis for decolonizing theory and practice.
Tummala-Narra, P. (2022) Can We Decolonize Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice?. Psychoanalytic Dialogues 32:217-234
Jones, S. (2022). “Black Ice” in Alive at the End of the World: Poems, p.31.