Conference: Celebrating Rozsika Parker, 1945-2010

A day symposium on Art, Feminism and Psychoanalysis, 10th December, 2011, 9.00-6.30

Convened by Griselda Pollock, Lisa Baraitser, Anthea Callen, Briony Fer and Sigal Spigel. Room B01, Clore Management Centre, (Birkbeck), Torrington Square, London WC1. The event is FREE but delegates must register:

This symposium, in celebration of Rozsika Parker‘s groundbreaking feminist writing, will explore the many facets of Parker’s unique and influential contribution to feminist interventions in art criticism and history, psychotherapy,psychoanalytical theories of maternal ambivalence and body dysmorphia. Speakers include: Lisa Baraitser, Pennina Barnett, Anthea Callen, Briony Fer, Jennifer Harris, Joanne Heath, Alessandra Lemma, Lesley Murdin, Claire Pajaczkowsa, Griselda Pollock, Joan Raphael-Leff, Joanna Ryan, Lynne Segal, Sigal Spigel, Julia Vellacott.

Organized by Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History, Leeds, Department of History of Art, UCL, MaMSIE, Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck, Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, and the Centre for Gender Studies, University of Cambridge.


  1. Unfortunately, I cannot attend this symposium but I would very interested in obtaining the transcripts for the lectures afterwards? The event relates well to my own research into women in Norwegian art. Would this be possible?

    Thank you,

    Kitty Corbet Milward
    PhD, Edinburgh University

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