Luce Irigaray - To be born: genesis of a new human being

From 10.00 a.m. Monday 27 February
Arts A108
All welcome

LuceIn her book 'To be born: genesis of a new human being', Luce Irigaray - philosopher, linguist, psychologist and psychoanalyst - proposes nothing less than a new conception of being as well as means to ensure its individual and relational development from birth. Read more here:  (

Morning session: 10.00-12.00pm

Katrina Mitcheson (University of the West of England): Giving Birth to the Overman

Andrea Wheeler (Iowa State University): What environment is suitable for supporting the development of the child?

Afternoon session: 4.00-6.00pm

Maria Fannin (University of Bristol): Giving Birth

Jennifer Carter (SUNY Stony Brook): How to Lead a Child to its Flowering

** 6pm Jubilee Lecture Theatre **

Luce Irigaray: Giving Birth to Oneself, Giving Birth to One Another, with responses by Mahon O'Brien and Tanja Staehler.


Supported by Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies (SCCS); Centre for Cultures of Reproduction, Technology, and Health (CORTH); and Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY).

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How to get to Sussex
Campus map -  Arts A108 is located in Buidling 22; Jubilee Lecture Theatre is in Building 15a.