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    Conversation with... Joyce Carol Oates

    Friday, October 28, 2011
    7:30 PM

    New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, in celebration of the Centenary of its Society, continues its popular “Conversations with...” series and is pleased to present Dr. Lois Oppenheim in discussion with award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates, who will reflect on her creative process and career. A book signing will follow.

    New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
    247 East 82nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
    The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium


    Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys, Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and The New York Times bestseller The Falls, which won the 2005 Prix Femina. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. In 2003 she received the Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service in Literature, and in 2006 she received the Chicago Tribune Lifetime Achievement Award. Her most recent memoir is A Widow’s Story (Ecco, 2011) and her forthcoming novels are The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares (Mysterious Press, 2011) and Mudwoman (Ecco, 2012).

    Dr. Lois Oppenheim is Distinguished Scholar, Professor of French, and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Montclair State University where she teaches courses in literature and psychoanalysis. She is also a Scholar Associate Member of New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (NYPSI) and an Honorary Member of the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society. She has authored or edited ten books, including A Curious Intimacy: Art and Neuro-Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2005, and has an eleventh currently in press: Imagination from Fantasy to Delusion (forthcoming, Routledge). Dr. Oppenheim’s current research is in the area of neuro-psychoanalysis and creativity As a former professional dancer, and currently as a distinguished academic in the field of French and comparative literature, Dr. Oppenheim completed the Scholar Associate Program at NYPSI to deepen her application of psychoanalysis to the performing and literary arts. She is in the second year as host of the popular “Conversations with...” series of interviews with acclaimed artists and authors at NYPSI. Dr. Oppenheim is also co-creator of the forthcoming documentary about mental health stigma entitled How to Touch a Hot Stove.

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guidance • support • stress • anxiety • depression • conflict • hyperactivity • identity disorders • socialization • self-esteem •
guidance • support • stress • anxiety • depression • conflict • hyperactivity • identity disorders • socialization • self-esteem •