Publications and Presentations

“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.

“’Won’t Somebody Please Think About The Children?’: Capitalism, Paedophilia and the Bankruptcy of Childhood Sexuality.” Paper presented to the APPI conference, Dublin, November 2006.

“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. (to be published).

“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.

Visiting Lecturer with the National Sexuality Resource Centre Summer School, San Francisco State University, Summer 2011.

“Coming Out of the Dark or Cumming In the Darkness?: Homosexuality 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), 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 at APW conference, New York, April 2013.

“Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Being a Gay” Paper presented at Oscar Wilde symposium, University of Limerick, June 2013.

“The Scandalised History of the Freudian Homosexual” Presentation and Discussion led at 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.