Special Event: Rethinking the Gender Issues: A Jungian Approach, Manisha Roy, Ph.D.
In this lecture I shall try to highlight the salient points of my life-long research and writings on gender issues and modern women’s identity in particular. Drawing from my research in cultural anthropology (Bengali Women. 1976. ’93, U. of Chicago) and forty years of experience as a Jungian psychotherapist (Women, Stereotypes and Archetypes, 2019, Chiron), I would like to show how Carl Jung’s concept of contra-sexual archetype can help modern women in any culture sort out some of their identity problems as societies and cultures evolve politically, legally and technologically.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
7 pm – 9 pm (Reception to follow)
Manisha Roy, PhD, IAAP, trained in C.G. Jung Institute of Zurich, Switzerland as a Jungian analyst after retiring from a associate professorship in anthropology. She has published 39 articles and 11 books, three of which are fiction, three memoirs and three are co-edited. Her first book Bengali Women went through two prints and two editions and is a text in many Women’s Studies’ departments of various universities. She writes in two languages. Dr. Roy has lectured in many countries of the world including 49 cities and has been at the faculty of the Jung Institute of Boston and in private practice in Cambridge since 1985.
*IAAP (International Association for Analytical Psychology)
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