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TRB Podcast: Stefan Bird-Pollan on the Oedipus complex and the problem of colonial father figures

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On September 18, the Jackman Humanities Institute at the University of Toronto invited Professor Stefan Bird-Pollan to deliver a lecture, titled “Fanon, Freud and the Intersubjective Sources of Colonial Psychopathology.” In his abstract, Bird-Pollan writes that his talk uses Freud’s theory of the Oedipus complex to illuminate Fanon’s diagnosis of the¬†widespread breakdown...