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The New York Public Library
Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Dorot Jewish Division


FREUD?S FORESKIN: A sesquicentennial celebration of the most suggestive circumcision in history

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Wednesday May 10, 2006
South Court Auditorium, Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street

THE JOY GOTTESMAN UNGERLEIDER LECTURE this year takes the form of four short presentations and a conversation at the intersection of Jewish identity, psychoanalysis, and minor surgery.

ROBIN JUDD: Circumcision in Freud?s Context: The State of the Art, 1856-1939
ERIC KLINE SILVERMAN: Psychoanalyzing Phallacies: Freud and Current Circumcision Controversies
JAY GELLER: Little Hans: A Footnote in the History of Circumcision
ELIZA SLAVET: Circumcised Supremacy: Freud?s Final Cut

This event is free and open to the public.

This program is made possible by the Dorot Foundation as part of its support for The New York Public Library?s Dorot Jewish Division.

For more information: (718)473-6389 / [email protected] or [email protected] / (212)930-0601.

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