Perspectives on Othering

Perspectives on Othering

From the perspective of numerous analysts we turn our analytic focus to race, class, and culture in a yearlong series of seminars exploring the dynamics of othering. We explore how we can use the psychoanalytic ethic of personal truth and commitment to understanding split off aspects of self to examine how we turn difference into other in our clinical dyads, institutional life, and society at large.

 

The first in a series. Stay tuned for more.

Social Dreaming, Multiplicity, Reflective Citizenship, and the “Other”

Saturday, October 3, 2020, 10 am to 1 pm
This presentation will suggest a path forward as psychoanalysis engages with the emergent psycho-social challenges of the 21st Century American and global context. In addition to participants experiencing a social dreaming matrix, the  presentation will outline the author’s emerging synthesis of social dreaming, community psychoanalysis, and reflective citizenship—adumbrating a vision of an integrative psychoanalytic contribution toward a “deliberative democracy”. MORE