The Institute for Clinical Social Work is one of three sponsors of the First Annual Conference of the Society for Psychoanalytic Inquiry, an organization founded by college and university students in September 2012 to deepen its members’ knowledge of psychoanalysis, its application, and its future. The Conference, to be held May 17–19, 2013, at the University Chicago, is open to students, scholars, clinicians, and the interested public to explore core problems and perspectives in contemporary psychoanalysis and its potential future. The preliminary program will address the following topics:
- What Kind of Science is Psychoanalysis?
- Sexuality and the Body Politic
- Sisyphean Tasks: Psychoanalysis and the Reform of Social Institutions
- The Future of Psychoanalysis
- Psychoanalysis, Ethics and Politics
Which Way Forward for Psychoanalysis?
First Annual Conference of the Society for Psychoanalytic Inquiry
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 2:30 pm –
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 5:30 pm (CDT)
University of Chicago
1116 E 59th St
Chicago, IL 60637
The Conference is free to all interested participants.