Event: The Narcissistic Problem in Contemporary Politics

The Association for Psychoanalytic Thought presents…

“The Narcissistic Problem in Contemporary Politics”
Presentation by Stefan Bird-Pollan, Associate Professor of Philosophy
University of Kentucky

Friday, November 16, 2018
6:30 p.m. Wine and cheese
7:00 p.m. Film and discussion
$5.00 Admission

Dr. Bird-Pollan’s goal in this presentation is to discuss the undemocratic tendency in a portion of the population by sketching a psychological profile of the voter who is concerned with direct expression rather than representation.

Commentary by Norman Hirsch, psychiatrist in private practice, Cincinnati, OH.

Audience discussion will follow the presentation.

Dr. Bird-Pollan is the author of many papers, including “Fanon, Freud and Hegel; The Psychological Origins of Colonial Oppression,” forthcoming in Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society.

Dr. Bird-Pollan has a BA from UC San Diego, 1996
D.Phil. in German Literature Oxford, 2003
PhD in Philosophy, Vanderbilt, 2008

This event is $5.00 and will be held at the Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute: 3001 Highland Avenue, Suite C, Cincinnati, OH 45219

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