Efrat Biberman is an Associate Professor and former Vice Dean at Hamidrasha Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl College. Her research concerns the intricate relations between Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis and philosophy and theory of art. Besides over thirty articles and book chapters, her publications include Visual Texti(a)les: Narrative and Gaze in Painting (Bar Ilan University Press, 2009, in Hebrew), Art, Death and Lacanian Psychoanalysis (with Shirley Sharon Zisser, Routledge, 2018), That is to Say: On the Art of Deganit Berest (ed., Magnes Press, 2020, in Hebrew), and Weaving a Painting: Israeli Art and Lacan's Late Teaching (Magnes Press, forthcoming, in Hebrew).
Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan (D.Phil.Oxon) serves as Professor of English at the University of Haifa, Israel. She is the author of Graham Greene's Childless Fathers (Macmillan, 1988), Joseph Conrad and the Modern Temper (Oxford University Press, 1991), The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad (Oxford University Press, 1999), and Between Philosophy and Literature: Bakhtin and the Question of the Subject (Stanford University Press, 2013) as well as numerous articles on literary modernism, the relations of continental philosophy and literature, intertextuality, and various intersections of the human sciences. In addition to her academic interests, she is actively involved in the work of the peace movement and the social-democratic movement in Israel.
Jeanette Farrell is a psychiatrist in private practice in Seattle, Washington. She is a clinical instructor at the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where she teaches psychoanalytic psychotherapy and supervises psychiatry residents. She is also an associate member of the Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.
Stephen Frosh is Professor in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. He has a background in academic and clinical psychology and was Consultant Clinical Psychologist and latterly Vice Dean at the Tavistock Clinic, London, throughout the 1990s. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, an Academic Associate of the British Psychoanalytical Society, a Founding Member of the Association of Psychosocial Studies, and an Honorary Member of the Institute of Group Analysis. He is Visiting Professor at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Stephen Frosh is the author of many books and papers on psychosocial studies and on psychoanalysis. His most recent books include Hauntings: Psychoanalysis and Ghostly Transmissions (Palgrave, 2013) and Those Who Come After: Postmemory, Acknowledgement and Forgiveness, published by Palgrave in 2019.
Claire Kahane is Professor of English Emerita at the University at Buffalo and now lives in Berkeley. A Research Associate in the University of California's English Department, a community member of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis and a board member of the Berkeley Psychoanalytic Society, she has published numerous essays on British and American modern fiction, Gothic literature, Holocaust trauma, and most recently, Ian McEwan's fiction. Her books include The M/Other Tongue (1985), co-edited with Madelon Sprengnether and Shirley Garner, In Dora's Case (1985; rpt. 1990), co-edited with Charles Bernheimer, and Passions of the Voice: Hysteria, Narrative and the Figure of the Speaking Woman, 1850-1915 (1995). She is now completing a psychoanalytic reading of maternal rage in the fiction of Flannery O'Connor.
Lewis Kirshner is a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School, currently residing in the Netherlands. He is Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute. He is the author of three books: Having a Life: Self Pathology after Lacan (2004), Between Winnicott and Lacan : A Clinical Encounter (2012), and Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis (2017); and has 30 refereed publications and reviews.
Vered Lev Kenaan is professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of Haifa. She is the author of Pandora's Senses: The Feminine Character of the Ancient Text (Wisconsin, 2008) and The Ancient Unconscious: Psychoanalysis and Classical Texts (Oxford, 2019).
Don Lipsitt, M.D., a graduate of the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, has had a career of applying psychoanalytic and psychiatric principals in a variety of settings. A professor of psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, he has been a teacher of medical students, interns, residents and fellows throughout his career. He founded and...