Emory Woman’s Club Talk Oct 22, 2019

Screenshot 2019-08-28 at 5.17.48 PMThe venerable Emory University Woman’s Club has invited me to give a talk on my new book, Fear of Breakdown: Politics and Psychoanalysis, at their October 22 meeting, 10 a.m., in Emory’s Houston Mill House. The event is free and open to the public.

By Noelle McAfee

I am professor of philosophy at Emory University and editor of the Kettering Review. My latest book, Fear of Breakdown: Politics and Psychoanalysis, explores what is behind the upsurge of virulent nationalism and intransigent politics across the world today. My other writings include Democracy and the Political Unconscious; Habermas, Kristeva, and Citizenship; Julia Kristeva; and numerous articles and book chapters. Edited volumes include Standing with the Public: the Humanities and Democratic Practice and a special issue of the philosophy journal Hypatia on feminist engagements in democratic theory. I am also the author of the entry on feminist political philosophy in the online Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and well into my next book project on democratic public life.

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