27 February 2004: Psychoanalysis: Time to Sex Down?

Chaired by Lih-Mei Liao

Dany Nobus
(Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Psychoanalytic Studies, Brunel University)
“Deciding Sexuality: Psychoanalytic Manoeuvres between Medicine and Social Constructionism”

Iain Morland
(Doctoral Candidate in English Literature, Royal Holloway, University of London)
“Intersex and Psychoanalysis: The Organ’s Apprehension”

Psychoanalysis and Medicine
Panel discussion chaired by Lisa Downing

Peter Hegarty
(Lecturer in Social Psychology, University of Surrey)

Sue Gessler
(Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Gynae-Oncology and Honorary Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCL)

Valerie Walkerdine
(Professor of Psychology, Cardiff University)

with Iain Morland and Dany Nobus

30 April 2004: Masculinities

Chaired by Iain Morland

Judith Halberstam
(Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies, University of California, San Diego)
“Dude, Where’s My Gender?”

Lesley Hall
(Archivist, Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine, and Honorary Lecturer in the History of Medicine, UCL)
“Sons of Belial: The Contaminating/Contaminated Male Body”

Cultures of Masculinity
Panel discussion chaired by Annabelle Willox

Jackie Doyle
(Clinical Psychologist, Hillingdon Hospital)

William Spurlin
(Senior Lecturer in English and Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University)

Del La Grace Volcano
(Visual Artist)

with Judith Halberstam and Lesley Hall

5 November 2004: The Ethics of Embodiment

Chaired by Iain Morland

David Armstrong
(Reader in Sociology as Applied to Medicine, King’s College London)
“Bodies of Knowledge: Embodiment and Ethics”

Deborah Kirklin
(Senior Lecturer in Medical Humanities, University College London)
“The New Genetics: Retelling and Reinterpreting an Old Story”

Thinking with the Body
Panel discussion chaired by Iain Morland

Lisa Downing
(Lecturer in French, Queen Mary, University of London)

Michelle O’Brien
(Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, Roehampton University)

Josephine Wilson
(Doctoral Candidate in Gender, London School of Economics)

with David Armstrong and Deborah Kirklin