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POSTPONED: Enduring Time: On Waiting, Care, and Crisis

Thursday, April 2, 2020
5:00 pm
Heritage Room, Shriver Center

Lisa Baraitser is Professor of Psychosocial Theory in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. She is the author of Maternal Encounters: The Ethics of Interruption (Routledge, 2009) and Enduring Time (Bloomsbury, 2017). She is the recipient of a collaborative award from the Wellcome Trust (with Laura Salisbury) for “Waiting Times,” a five-year cycle of research on temporality and care in health contexts. She is co-convener of “Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics,” an interdisciplinary research network on the maternal, and founder and co-editor of the journal Studies in the Maternal. She has written extensively on care, motherhood, time, psychoanalysis, and feminist and queer theory. She has an independent practice as a psychotherapist.

Lisa Baraitser
Lisa Baraitser
Professor of Psychosocial Theory, Birkbeck, University of London