Rendering Unconscious episode 262.

This episode is the third lecture in s series by Dr. Abdel Aziz Al Bawab on Psyche & Society: Coloniality, Degeneracy and Alienation. This talk is the first in a three part lecture series given to third-year psychiatry residents at the University of New Mexico.

Dr. Abdel Aziz Al Bawab is a Palestinian of the diaspora. He completed his medical training at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar where he received the Excellence in Psychiatry award. He is a psychiatry resident at the University of New Mexico where he also serves as chief of psychotherapy, and is a recent recipient of the 4th Annual Austen Riggs award for excellence in psychotherapy. He is interested in psychosis, psychoanalysis, and liberatory approaches to clinical practice.

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She is the author of The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: The Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2021) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016).

And is the editor of  Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Films of Ingmar Bergman: From Freud to Lacan and Beyond (Routledge, 2023), Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019), Outsider Inpatient: Reflections on Art as Therapy (Trapart Books, 2021) with Dr. Elisabeth Punzi, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart Books, 2017) and The Fenris Wolf vol 11 (Trapart Books, 2022) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson.

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