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Freud's Legacy: A Retrospective on the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of His Death

Thursday May 8, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM • GAR 4.100

A commemorative panel to reflect on the historical and psychotherapeutic legacy of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), whose pioneering work in the field of psychoanalysis critically shaped the fields of medicine, psychology, the social sciences, and cultural and artistic production in the twentieth century.  

Presentations include:

When Sigmund Freud Met William James: Imagining an Impossible Bond
Robert H. Abzug, Ph.D.

Professor of History; Director, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies; and Audre & Bernard Rapoport Regents Chair of Jewish Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

The Powerful Yet Imperceptible Role of Freud in 21st-century Scientific Psychology
James Pennebaker, Ph.D.
Regents Centennial Professor and Chair of Psychology
The University of Texas at Austin

Belated Lessons from Freud:  Why Historians Never Tell the (Whole) Truth
Tracie Matysik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History, and
Fellow, Institute for Historical Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

Free and Open to the Public. No RSVP needed.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History; Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies