Wednesday Mar 16, 2022

Nancy Chodorow - “Thoughts for the times on women and men”.

Thoreau's cove, Lake Walden, Concord, Mass., Detroit Publishing Co., publisher, between 1900 and 1910. Courtesy Library of Congress.

Nancy Chodorow is Training and Supervising Analyst Emerita, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Lecturer Part-time in Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance, and Professor of Sociology Emerita, University of California, Berkeley.  At UC Berkeley, she helped to create Women's Studies and was a co-founder of the University of California Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Consortium.  She serves on the Holmes Commission on Racial Equality of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Research Committee of the IPA, and she was recently Advisor to the Sexual and Gender Diversities Studies Committee of the IPA.

Chodorow has written on psychoanalysis and feminism, Loewald and the Loewaldian tradition, and psyche and society, recently naming an American Independent Tradition, Intersubjective Ego Psychology, whose founding theorists are Loewald and Erikson.

Her books include The Reproduction of Mothering; Feminism and Psychoanalytic Theory; Femininities, Masculinities, Sexualities; The Power of Feelings: Personal Meaning in Psychoanalysis, Gender and Culture; Individualizing Gender and Sexuality; and The Psychoanalytic Ear and the Sociological Eye: Toward an American Independent Tradition.

Her books include The Reproduction of Mothering; Feminism and Psychoanalytic Theory; Femininities, Masculinities, Sexualities; The Power of Feelings: Personal Meaning in Psychoanalysis, Gender and Culture; Individualizing Gender and Sexuality; and The Psychoanalytic Ear and the Sociological Eye: Toward an American Independent Tradition.

A book in her honor, Nancy Chodorow and The Reproduction of Mothering: 40 Years On (Bueskens, ed.) was published in 2020.

Chodorow's podcast draws on her writings on individualizing gender and sexuality, masculinities, and Freud's social writings, and on her research on early women psychoanalysts.

 

 

   

 

Comments (0)

To leave or reply to comments, please download free Podbean or

No Comments

International Psychoanalytical Association

Podcast Powered By Podbean