Conference Program

Thursday, February 19

7:00 - 9:00 pm   Reception (includes free drink!)

 

Friday, February 20

7:30 - 9:00 am   Executive Breakfast

9:00 - 11:00 am   Plenary Session

           Welcoming remarks - Peter L. Rudnytsky

            Papers by Rita Charon, "Where Does Narrative Medicine Come From?: Drives, Diseases, Attention, and the Body" and Sander L. Gilman, "Desire and Obesity: Dickens, Pulmonary Medicine, and Psychoanalysis" (with discussion)

11:00 - 11:30 am    Break

11:30 am - 12:30 pm   Plenary Session

             Paper by Mark Solms, "Is the Brain More Real Than the Mind?" (with discussion)

12:30 - 2:00 pm   Lunch

2:00 - 5:00 pm   Four Concurrent Seminars (with refreshments available)

                               or Excursion to Harn Museum of Art to see Edmund Engelman photographs of                                     Freud's antiquities and permanent collection, with discussion led by Lynn                                     Gamwell

6:00 - 9:00 pm    Conference Banquet

                          Address by Frans de Waal, "From the Culture of Animals to the Culture of Animal-Watchers" (with responses by Geoffrey Hartman, Lynn Gamwell, and David B. Morris)

 

Saturday, February 21

7:30 - 9:00 am   Executive Breakfast

9:00 - 11:00 am   Plenary Session

           Papers by Bennett Simon, "Really More Complicated Than You Imagine: Narratives of Real and Imagined Trauma" and Jody Messler Davies, "Transformations of Desire and Despair: Reflections on the Termination Phase from a Relational Perspective" (with discussion)

11:00 - 11:30 am    Break

11:30 am - 12:30 pm   Plenary Session
             Paper by Abraham Verghese, "The Next Arrowsmith: The Literary Call to Medicine" (with discussion)

12:30 - 2:30 pm   Lunch

             Paper by Jeffrey Berman, "The Talking Cure" (with a response by Norman Holland)

2:30 - 5:30 pm   Four Concurrent Seminars (with refreshments available)

                               or Excursion to Harn Museum of Art to see Edmund Engelman photographs of                                     Freud's antiquities and permanent collection, with discussion led by Lynn                                     Gamwell

6:30 - 7:30 pm    Poolside Cocktail Hour   

7:30 - 10:00    "Jamaican Me Crazy" Dinner Buffet

 

Sunday, February 22

8:00 - 10:00 am  Executive Breakfast

10:00 - 12:00       Concluding Roundtable Discussion led by David B. Morris

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