Lectures in Criticism - Lecture 1: Ruben Gallo

5:00 pm on Thursday, September 26, 2013
7:00 pm on Thursday, September 26, 2013
Contact Name:
Magdalena Malinowska
Title: "Sigmund Freud and Octavio Paz: Orientalism and Eroticisim." ------ Rubén Gallo, an award-winning writer and scholar, is the author of Freud’s Mexico: Into the Wilds of Psychoanalysis (2010), a study of Freud’s fantasies about Mexico. He has also published Mexican Modernity: the Avant-Garde and the Technological Revolution (2005), about the Mexican avant-garde’s fascination with machines, and two books about Mexico City’s visual culture: New Tendencies in Mexican Art (2004) and The Mexico City Reader (2004). He is currently at work on a new book, Marcel Proust’s Latin Americans. He is a member of the board of the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienn and in 2009 he was the Freud-Fulbright Visiting Scholar in Psychoanalysis in Austria. He teaches at Princeton University.