Recent Talks and Presentations

The Duquesne Psychology Department regularly hosts talks and presentations by faculty and visiting scholars who share a passion for advancing the human science project.


Thomas Merton Exhibition and talks
Sept 16 through November 8, 2019

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2019 Lacan's Écrits Conference
October 2019


Dr. Jon Mills, Psychology Colloquium, March 15, 2019
12:30-2:00, 202 Rockwell Hall
Trauma, Attachment & Relational Parameters in Treating Suicidality, pdf


Everyday Psychosis 2019

Three Dangers: Phenomenological Reflections on the Psychotherapy of Psychosis
Co-Sponsored by the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center

February 1st, 2019 - 12:30pm, page
Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center

Speaker: Louis Sass, PhD
Discussant comments by Dr. Matthew Allen, Point Park


2018 and older

Hearing Voices Network Workshop and Lecture

What can we learn from people who hear voices?
October 28th

Dr Thomas J. Csordas, Ph.D.
Worlds of being: A workshop on culutre and self
Friday, September 28th, 12:30 - 1:45 


Listening to Psychosis

Tanya M. Luhrmann, Annie G. Rogers, and Matthew Allen
March 15, 2018, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center


Maxamba-Film Screening
Friday September 8, 2017, Power Center Ballroom

The Heart between Hammers, workshop, performance, and discussion
--Imagination, Metaphor, and the Transformation of Feeling in Rainer Maria Rilke's Duino Elegies--
May 13, 2017, pdf

Jason Throop
Being otherwise: On regret, morality, and mood as part of the Worlds of Being: A workshop on culture and self
March 31, 2017

Ray Naar
All my sisters: Psychotherapy with Catholic nuns, presentation and book signing
January 27, 2017

Donald Carveth 
The Cartesian Chasm, Karl Stern's Understanding of the Roots of our Cultural Pathology
October 9, 2015

David R. Loy, Ph.D.
Personal, Social, and Ecological Transformation: Buddhist and Christian Perspectives
March 26-28, 2015

Ross Truscott, Ph.D.
Empathy and an Aesthetics of the post apartheid
April 24, 2015

Sheldon Solomon, Ph.D.
The worm at the Core: On the role of death in life
February 27, 2015

Michael Clemmens, Ph.D.
A Gestalt approach to the phenomenal world of addiction and recovery
January 25, 2014

Daniel Burston, Ph.D.
"Our imperiled age" A dialogue between Carl Jung and Karl Stern
November 15, 2013

Maurice Apprey, Ph.D., DM, FIPA
Representing, theorizing, and reconfiguring the concept of transgenerational haunting in order to facilitate healing
September 6, 2013

Sofia Borges, M.F.A. and Suzanne Barnard, Ph.D.
Collaboration, memory, futurity: Filmaking in Bairro Quinta Da Vitoria, Portugal
September 13, 2013