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Regina Kunzel: “In Treatment: Psychiatry and the Archives of Modern Sexuality”
February 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Stevenson Fireside Lounge | Free
Regina Kunzel’s current project explores the encounter of sexual- and gender-variant people with psychiatry in the mid-twentieth-century U.S. Drawing on multiple archives, she argues for the importance of psychiatric scrutiny, stigma, and medicalization in the making of modern sexuality.
Regina Kunzel is a Professor of History and Gender and Sexuality Studies and Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University.
The Center for Cultural Studies hosts a weekly Wednesday colloquium featuring work by faculty and visitors. The sessions consist of a 40-45 minute presentation followed by discussion. We gather at noon, with presentations beginning at 12:15 PM. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunches; the Center provides coffee, tea, and cookies.
All Center for Cultural Studies events are free and open to the public. Staff assistance is provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.
Winter 2017 Colloquium Dates:
January 18th: Susan Buck-Morss
January 25th: Emily Mitchell-Eaton
February 1st: Regina Kunzel
February 8th: Camillo Gomez-Rivas
February 15th: Gary Wilder
February 22nd: Rick Prelinger
March 1st: Hillary Angelo
March 8th: Akash Kumar