PINC International Visiting Scholar Jan Abram

The Frankenstein Complex: On Birth Traumas

Professor Jan Abram with Peter Goldberg and Kristin Fiorella

Saturday, May 6th 9am – 3pm

World Affairs Building 312 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA
This is a hybrid event. You may attend in person or via zoom.

Professor Jan Abram is a training and supervising analyst of the British Psychoanalytical Society, an award-winning author and psychoanalyst in London. Her new paper addresses Winnicott's formulations of fears and anxieties in early psychic development, which sets the scene for reflections on the birth story of Mary Shelley and her predicament when she wrote Frankenstein. This novel, Abram argues, not only constitutes an emotional autobiography about Shelley's particular phantasies but also a universal truth. A clinical example of the Frankenstein complex will be presented. The paper will be discussed by Dr. Peter Goldberg, an analyst of SFCP and PINC; and a case will be presented and discussed by Kristin Fiorella, a member of PINC.

Note: this program can be attended in-person or remotely

May 6th, 2023 9:00 AM
World Affairs Bldg
312 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
United States
Event Fee(s)
Non-Member $ 190.00
PINC Member $ 170.00
Student, Candidate, CMH $ 100.00
I am attending in person $ 0.00
Box lunch (included if attending in person)
CE Credits (5) $ 50.00