2012-2013 Lecture Series: "Law & Mourning"
"Judge Schreber's Paranoia: Psychoanalysis and the Law"
On Monday, Oct. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 100 of Clark House, Mark Sanders, professor of comparative literature at New York University, will present a paper entitled “Judge Schreber’s Paranoia: Psychoanalysis, Mourning and the Law.” This is the first presentation in a series of seminars that will take place this year on the theme “Law & Mourning.”
Sanders is the author of "Complicities: The Intellectual and Apartheid," "Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: Live Theory" and "Ambiguities of Witnessing: Law and Literature in the Time of a Truth Commission." He specializes in African literatures, literary theory and interdisciplinary approaches to literature, law and philosophy.
This event is co-sponsored by The Lamont Lecture Fund. Visit www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/ljst/events.