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  • MichaelVannoy Adams

    Profile:

    I am a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City.  I have taught at Eugene Lang College for many years and have served as associate provost of The New School.  I am also a clinical associate professor at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and the NYU School of Social Work, as well as a faculty member at the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association and the Object Relations Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.  I very much enjoy and value the opportunity to teach students how to analyze psychologically the unconscious in dreams, myths, literature, and culture.

    Recent Publications:

    The Fantasy Principle: Psychoanalysis of the Imagination, Hove and New York: Brunner-Routledge.

    2004 The Mythological Unconscious, New York and London: Karnac.

    2001 The Multicultural Imagination: “Race,” Color, and the Unconscious, London and New York: Routledge.

    Research Interests:

    Psychoanalysis; Dreams; Comparative Mythology; The Unconscious; The Imagination

    Awards And Honors:

    2005, Gradiva Award for The Fantasy Principle: Psychoanalysis of the Imagination, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

    2000, Gradiva Award for “Womanning: Catastrophe, Creation, and the Mythopoeic Forces of Mankind,” National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

    1999, Gradiva Award for “Refathering Psychoanalysis, Deliteralizing Hillman: Imaginal Therapy, Individual and Cultural,” National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

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