Psychoanalytic Thoughts on Nameless Dread: What Do the Presidential Election and Inauguration Signify?”
Panel with Jessica Benjamin, Eyal Rozmarin, and Charles Strozier. William Alanson White Institute, February 4, 2017.
The Developing Child, The Developing City and Developing Peace. Educators and Analysts Discussion Group. American Psychoanalytic Association 2017 National Meeting, January 19, 2017.
Freud, Free Speech, Desire and the Presidential Election, Faculty Psychotherapy Conference, Mount Sinai Medical Center, December 13, 2016.
Creative Process and Feminine Law. Conversation with the Artist Group of the Psychotherapy Service for People in the Arts. The William Alanson White Institute, December 1, 2016.
Free Speech/Hate Speech: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Homeland (In)Security. 23rd Annual Irving and Janice Schulman Lecture, Widener University. November 5, 2016.
Pre-conference workshop on Attachment, Desire, and Oedipal Phenomena. IAPSP Conference, Boston, MA, October 19, 2106.
The “Baggage Claim Dream” as Transformative Marker of Political Agency and Social Justice. Association for Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Society Conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, October 14, 2016.
Psychoanalysis meets democracy: A Conversation on Free Speech and How Talking Cures. NYU Institute for Public Knowledge. September 29, 2016.
Book Launch: Michael G. Thompson, The Death of Desire. Moderator of panel including Darlene Ehrenberg, Tony Bass, Steve Kirschner, and Jeremy Safran. The Ferenczi Center, New School. September 19, 2016.
Free Speech, Hate Speech: Can Talking Cure? Invited colloquium, Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, NY. September 16, 2016.
Oh Baby, Oh God: Reflections on Loss, Lennon, and Winnicott’s “I AM.”Panel presentation, IARPP International Conference 2016, Rome, Italy, June 11, 2016
Standing at the Crossroads: The Science of hermeneutics and the Hermeneutics of Science. Panel Discussion. APA Division 39 Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 8, 2016.
Enshrined ambiguity in psychoanalysis and free speech. Panel discussion. APA Division 39 Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 7, 2016.
Lines between Speech and Action in Psychoanalysis and the Constitution. Panel presentation, Association for Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Society Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, October 23, 2015.
Freedom for the thought that we hate. Panel presentation. Civilization and its Blisscontents: Violence and Psychoanalysis. New York City, NY, May 2, 2015.
Manifesto Fest: A psychoanalytic manifesto. (Moderator and speaker). APA Division 39 Conference—San Francisco, CA, April, 2015; Manifesto Fest 2: Psychology & the Other Conference, Boston, MA, October, 2015.
Free Association and Free Speech: How Psychoanalysis Speaks to Democracy. Symposium: Psychology and Civil Liberties—Major Controversies. Washington, DC. August 10, 2014.
Attachment Security and Mutuality of Desire. South Jerusalem Mental Health Center, Jerusalem, Israel – June 30, 2014
Memory Matters, Panel presentation, Spring meeting, APA Division 39 Conference – New York, NY, April 26, 2014.
Freud and Free Speech. NYU Independent Track Colloquium, October 26, 2013. NYU Law School, with Pasquale Pasquino, PhD, opening remarks; and John Ferejohn, PhD, discussant.
Truth and Consequences in Psychoanalytic Treatment: The Analyst’s Intimate Experience and the Patient’s Mind.
Invited Paper. February 2, 2013. Conference sponsored by the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity and the Sandor Ferenczi Center, The New School, New York.
Creative Flow: Psychoanalysis, art and the space between (Discussant), Division 39 Conference - Santa Fe, NM, April 18, 2012.
Oh Baby, Oh God: Loss, Lennon, and Winnicott’s “I AM”, Panel presentation, Division 39 Conference - Santa Fe, NM, April 20, 2012.
On mattering, matter, and “transitional” memory: A discussion of J. Slavin’s essay. Invited panel. Conference on Psychology
and the Other, Cambridge, MA, October 2, 2011.
Between the familiar and the stranger: Attachment, agency, and desire, Invited colloquium, Manhattan Institute for
Psychoanalysis, March 4, 2011.
Discussion of Bob Katz’ An Imperfect Death: Heidegger, Oedipus, and Basescu. Intertrack Colloquium; NYU Postdoctoral Program,
January 22, 2010
A discussion of “Weeds on the Ruins: Agency, compromise formation, and the quest for intersubjective truth”: IPSS explorations,
November 17, 2010.
Thoughts on Phaedra, Hippolytus, and Euripedes’ psychoanalytic prescience. Panel presentation, Conference “All the Gods
Must be Heard”: The Dilemmas of Multiplicity in Tragedy and Psychoanalysis, Sicily, Italy, June, 2010.