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Publications and Presentations

Books

“I’s Wide Shut: The Traum(a) of the Sexual RelationshipBook chapter in Sexual Identity and the Unconscious; Formations Cliniques du Champ Lacanien, 2009.

“Double, Double, Toil and Trouble; Psychoanalysis Burn and Surrealism Bubble”; Book Chapter published in Fenris Wolf, Trapart Books, 2017.

“The Sons of the Father Fall on the Som: Wilde Trauma across Generations”: Psychoanalysis, Gender, and Sexuality to be published by Cambridge University Press 2018.

 

Refereed Publications

“The Lies, The Wish, and The Wardrobe: Homophobia, Homosexuality and the Closet in Analysis”; The Letter, Vol 26, Autumn 2002.

“Naming the Loves that Dare Not Speak Their Name: The Politics and Perils of Language and Sexuality.” The Letter, Vol 28, Summer 2003.

“Oedipus dup(e)licated: (Re)Producing children in the postmodern world of Hyperreality.” The Letter, Vol 36, Spring 2006.

“This Sex which is Not One: Luce Irigaray: Sexual Difference, Différance, and (In)Différ(e/a)nce.” The Letter, Vol. 41, Autumn 2008.

 

Conference Papers/Presentations

“The Missing Piece”: Repetition in Children’s Literature.” Paper presented to the APPI conference, Dublin, November 2007.

“The Velveteen Revolution: No More I Love You’s” paper given at the APW (American Psychoanalytic Workshops) conference in Philadelphia, March 2008.

“I’s Wide Shut: The Traum(a) of the Sexual Relationship” paper given at the Formation Clinique du Champ Lacanien, Paris June 2009.

“Losing Myself”: Mirror Stage Reflections in Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.” Paper presented to the APPI conference, Dublin, November 2009.

““I Always Thought It’s be Better to be a Fake Somebody Than a Real Nobody”: Echoes of Narcissus in Anthony Minghella’s “The Talented Mr. Ripley” Paper given at the Psychoanalysis and Cinema Film Festival, Independent College, Dawson Street, January 2010.

“The End is In Sight: Psychoanalysis couched on the Phone and Skype” Paper presented to the APW (Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups), October 2010.

“See no Evil; Hear no Evil; Speak no Evil: An Ethical Vision of Psychoanalysis?” Paper presented to the APPI conference, Dublin, November 2010.

“Coming Out of the Dark or Cumming In the Darkness?:Homsexuality in the 21st Century” Paper presented at Queering Ireland Conference, Cork, August 2011.

“Desire is/as a Social Construct: Lacan and Hommo Sexual Acts” Or “What are You Into?” Paper presented to the APPI conference, Dublin, November 2011.

“You Might as Well Face It, You’re Addicted to Love” Craving Sexual Completeness in the 21st Century. Paper presented at Fordham University, New York, April 2012.

“Is It Normal To Touch Yourself? Psychoanalysis, Narcissism and Homosexuality.” Paper presented to the APW (Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups), St. Louis, October 2012.

“Manliness Has Become Quite Effeminate: Freudian and Sexological Querying of Femininity and Homosexuality” Paper presented to the APPI conference, Dublin, November 2012.

“Wilde Psychoanalysis: Homosexuali-tease”: Freud and Wilde”. Presentation and Discussion led at Fordham University, New York, January 2013.

“And I? May I Say Nothing, My Lord? The Importance of Humour Being Earnest: Oscar Wilde’s “Wit-ness” on Trial” Paper presented to be presented at APW conference, New York, April 2013

“The Scandalised Homosexual: Freud, Wilde and the Eulenburg Affair” Presentation and Discussion led for the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, San Francisco, October 2013.

“Of Mice And Men: The Inception of False Memories and Living in the Imaginary” Paper presented to the APW (Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups), Boston, October 2013.

“Do We Enjoy Sex, or Do We Just  it?” Paper presented at Stanford University, April 2014.

“Phrozen: Trans-parent Princesses in Disney’s Frozen and The Dull Flame of Desire” Paper presented at Psychoanalysis on Ice Conference, Reykjavík, October 2014.

“Together in Electric Dreams: Is On-line Desire in Line with Lacanian Fantasy? Technologies of Desire in the 21st Century” Paper presented to the APW (Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups), Toronto, October 2014.

“Fifty Shades of a: A Terrible Beauty is Porn.” Paper presented to the APPI conference, Dublin, November 2015.

“Double, Double, Toil and Trouble; Psychoanalysis Burn and Surrealism Bubble”. Paper presented at Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult Conference, London, May 2016.

“Because It Isn’t My Name: The Surreal Ghosts of/in Naming” Paper presented at Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, May 2016.

Sticks and Stones; Psychoanalytic Namings of Homo-Sexuality Paper presented as part of DCU’s Tattered Couch Series. December 2016.”Neutrality at War: Haunted Intimacy: International Perspectives on Ghosts & Holocaust-Related Trauma in Analyst & Analysand”, Paper presented within a panel at the International Psychoanalytic Association Congress, Buenos Aires, July 2017.

“The Sons of the Father Fall on the Sin: Wilde Trauma across Generations.” Paper presented to the Probus Club, Dun Laoghaire, October 2017.

And The Violence Caused Such Silence: Undead Tragedy and The Zombies of Ireland’s Past” Paper presentation to the APPI conference, Dublin, March 2018.

“Too Much History: Societal Trauma and Dreading Hopeful Visions in Poland and Ireland” Paper presentation to the IARRP conference, New York, June 2018.