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Berkeley Psychoanalytic Society
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*POSTPONED* Trans Realism, Psychoanalytic Practice, and the Rhetoric of Technique

Grace Lavery, Ph.D.

Berkeley City Club 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

In “Trans Realism, Psychoanalytic Practice, and the Rhetoric of Technique” Grace Lavery argues that, in Eliot’s early, definitive statement of realism in the seventeenth chapter of Adam Bede, realism will only have been accomplished when readers have learned not merely to respect, but to desire, the dysphorically sexed bodies of others. In this sense, Lavery […]

Trans Realism: Psychoanalysis and the Trans Experience

Patricia Gherovici, Ph.D.

Grace Lavery, Ph.D.

Virtual Event Virtual Event

 “The RealReal in Psychoanalysis and in the Trans Experience” Patricia Gherovici “Imagine denying your core and soul.” (p. 3) “If I become a woman I will be my real self.” (p.182) “I think it’s much easier for a trans woman or a trans man who authentically kind of looks and plays the role.” (p. 197) […]