WED, MAY 6: Dr. Comay (Philosophy & Comp Lit, U Toronto) on Hegel and Freud (noon, Freudian Sips #15)


UC DAVIS Multidisciplinary Psychoanalytic Research Cluster Presents


WED (May 6)

Rebecca Comay

Prof of Philosophy & Comp Lit

University of Toronto

"Resistance and Repetition: Hegel and Freud"

**See Attached Paper**

Noon until 1:30 PM

Voorhies 228 (DHI Conf. Rm)

For Freudian Sips #15, Professor Rebecca Comay (Toronto) will deliver a talk based on her forthcoming paper, which is attached. With Dr. Comay’s talk, the psychoanalytic series will continue its discussion of phenomenology that Dr. Robert Desjarlais inspired in his Freudian Sips (#14) lecture. Dr. Comay is Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature and Director of the Program in Literary Studies at University of Toronto. She has authored Mourning Sickness: Hegel and the French Revolution (2011), as well as edited Lost in the Archives (2002) and Endings: Questions of Memory in Hegel and Heidegger (1999). Dr. Comay’s interests include nineteenth century German philosophy, political theology, psychoanalysis, contemporary French philosophy, trauma and memory, iconoclasm and destruction of art, contemporary art and art criticism and Proust. Dr. Comay will be appearing from Toronto remotely via Davis Humanities Institute’s interactive tele-talk setup.

NEXT ‘Freudian Sips, on the Silver Screen’: THUR, MAY 28 at 4:30pm: Jean-Luc Godard’s Passion (1981), with a discussion of Kaja Silverman & Harun Farocki’s "Moving Pictures". Note: Freudian Sips, On the Silver Screen does not feature speakers. A facilitated discussion of the selected film and its accompanying reading follow each film’s viewing.

UC Davis Multidisciplinary Psychoanalytic Research Cluster is a Davis Humanities Institute-funded research cluster, which hosts the popular Freudian Sips campus talk series, a new film series, research seminars, digital humanities projects, symposiums and other activities to foster the exploration of psychoanalytic ideas and texts across the disciplines. The cluster includes participants from across the humanities, arts, critical social sciences, medicine, and law. Contact Matt Nesvet or UCD Humanities Institute for questions about the cluster or to get involved

Schedule Silver Screen Series.pdf