Spring 2019 Events

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
SiSP Faculty & Major Lunch Discussion

12pm - 1pm
Allbritton 311
(Lunch provided)

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Naming Madness: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

11am - 5pm
Judd Hall 116

Distinctions between the ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’ mind have long prompted debate among the public as well as scientific experts, yet it is only recently that conventional scientific categorizations have come under scrutiny.  This symposium brings together multidisciplinary experts who will address the controversies and discuss biomedical, psychosocial, and alternative models for understanding and naming forms of ‘madness.’

11:00 – 12:30 pm

Session 1: Naming and Social Justice, 

  • Lisa Cosgrove, PhD, University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • Robert Whitaker, Author and President, Mad in America Foundation
  • Alisha Ali, PhD, New York University

1:45 – 3:15 pm

Session 2: DSM, ICD, and the Question of Diagnostic Kinds

  • James Phillips, MD, Yale University
  • Michael First, MD, Columbia University

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Session 3: Imagining Alternative Approaches

  • Rebecca Miller, PhD, Yale University
  • Richard Youins, Yale University
  • Ginger Hoffman, PhD, Saint Joseph’s University

Supported by: The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, Department of Psychology, Science in Society Program, and the Department of Philosophy

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
SISP Faculty & Major Lunch Discussion

12pm - 1pm
Allbritton 311
(Lunch provided)

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
SiSP Thesis Presentations

Usdan 108
(Lunch provided)

Saturday, May 25th, 2019
Reunion/ Commencement Weekend

Allbritton 311
(Brunch provided)

Fall 2018 Events

Thursday, September 13th, 2018
SiSP Welcome & Majors Committee 

12pm - 1pm
Allbritton 311
(Lunch provided)

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
SISP Guest Lecturer: Norah MacKendrick

12pm - 1pm
Allbritton 311

Tuesday, Ocotber 9th, 2018
SiSP Faculty & Student Gathering

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Allbritton 311
(Lunch provided)

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Open House for Prospective Majors

12pm - 1pm
Allbritton 311
(Lunch provided)

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
SISP Guest Lecturer: Derek Turner

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Allbritton 311

Friday, November 30th, 2018
SiSP Banquet

6pm - 8pm
(Dinner provided)