Revisiting Freud and Moses: Heroism, History and Religion

The conference aims to explore Freud’s place in current debates on secularism and post-secularism, featuring new research on the intersections of theology, Judaism and history in Freud’s psychoanalytic theories.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8 / 370 DWINELLE HALL

8:30 - 5:30 Conference

9:00 - 10:30 Catherine Malabou (Kingston University)
“Are there two Moses in Freud?”
Respondent: Naomi Seidman (GTU)

10:30 - 11:00 Gabriele Schwab (UC Irvine)
“Freud's Moses: Murder, Exile and the Question of Belonging”
Respondent: Stefania Pandolfo (UC Berkeley)

2:00 - 3:30 Richard J. Bernstein (New School for Social Research) 
“’Why [the Jews] have attracted this undying hatred’”
Respondent: Daniel Boyarin (UC Berkeley)

4:00 - 5:30 Joel Whitebook (Columbia University) 
“Geistigkeit: A Problematic Concept”
Respondent: Martin E. Jay (UC Berkeley)

 
Jan Assmann, University of Heidelberg; Richard Bernstein, New School for Social Research; Willi Goetschel, University of Toronto; Catherine Malabou, Kingston University; Gabriele Schwab, UC Irvine; Joel Whitebook, Columbia University; Daniel Boyarin, UC Berkeley; Ron Hendel, UC Berkeley; Martin Jay, UC Berkeley; Winfried Kudszus, UC Berkeley; Stefania Pandolfo, UC Berkeley; Naomi Seidman, GTU
Date/Time: 
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 9:00am
Constituencies: 
All Welcome
Location: 
370 Dwinelle Hall