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Cheiron: Thirty-Fourth Annual Meeting

 

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

June 26-30, 2002

 

Unless otherwise noted, all conference sessions will be held in 110 Knight Law Center.

 

Wednesday, June 26

 

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm FILM: Tomorrow's Children, 1934 [Clark Hall]

 

Introduction: Benjamin Harris

 

Thursday, June 27

 

7:00 am - 9:00 am BREAKFAST [Carson Dining Hall]

 

9:00 am - 10:30 am PAPER SESSION: Issues in the History of Psychology

 

Chair: Nadine Weidman (Department of History of Science, Harvard University)

 

Timothy D. Johnston (Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Comparative Psychology in America, 1843-1890

 

Ingrid G. Farreras (National Institutes of Health History Office), The Contested "Boulder" Model of Training in Clinical Psychology

 

Jamie Cohen-Cole (Department of History, Program in History of Science, Princeton University), Stereotypes of Creativity and the Study of Thinking

 

10:30 am - 11:00 am BREAK/REFRESHMENTS

 

11:00 am - 12:30 pm PAPER SESSION: Human Science and Politics

 

Chair: Elizabeth Scarborough (Department of Psychology, Indiana University South Bend)

 

Stephen Berger (School of Human Services, Springfield College), Textbook Knowledge of the "Damage" Argument: When Did Psychologists and Sociologists Know What?

 

J. Josephine Fueser (Department of American Studies and Department of Psychology, Yale University), Development and Anti-imperialism: G. Stanley Hall's Congo Reform Association and the Specter of Reconstruction

 

Louis Mazzari (Department of History, University of New Hampshire), Arthur Raper: Documentary Realism in the New Deal South

 

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm LUNCH [Knight Law Center]

 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm SYMPOSIUM: Psychological Society from the 'Age of Psychology' to the 'Age of Aquarius'

 

Chair: Ingrid Farreras (National Institutes of Health History Office)

 

Organizer: Alexandra Rutherford (Department of Psychology, York University)

 

Wade Pickren (Historian and Director, Archives and Library Services, American Psychological Association), Glittering Surfaces, Shrinking Men: Psychological Imagination in the Age of Psychology

 

Ian Nicholson (Department of Psychology, St. Thomas University), 'Steal This Theory': Abbie Hoffman and Humanistic Psychology

 

Alexandra Rutherford (Department of Psychology, York University), How to Really Win Friends and Influence People: Skinnerian Principles in Self-help

 

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK/REFRESHMENTS

 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PAPER SESSION: The History of Mental Testing

 

Chair: Michael M. Sokal (Department of History, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

 

Richard T. Von Mayrhauser (Independent Scholar), Avoiding the Stupidity of the Binet Scale: Robert Yerkes and Idealist Intelligence

 

Bernardine C. Barr (Consultant, University of California, Berkeley), Thinking Pathology, Discovering Normality: Lewis M. Terman and the Stanford-Binet Test of Intelligence

 

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm RECEPTION AND POSTER SESSION [Browsing Room, Knight Library]

 

music by Elizabeth Hoffman, flute, and Daniel Cathey, clarinet

 

Erica Lilleleht, Erin Lynch, and Joseph Wolf (Department of Psychology, Seattle University), Visualizing the Histories of Psychology: Conceptual Portraits as a Teaching Technique

 

Wayne D. Norman (Department of Psychology, Redeemer University College), Phrenology's Enlightenment Critique of Christianity

 

David W. Park (Department of Communication, University of Illinois-Chicago), Popular Psychiatrists and Psychoanalysts as Public Intellectuals? On the Cultural Authority of Public Professionals

 

Tatsuya Sato (Department of Psychology, Ritsumeikan University), History of Research on Human Intelligence in Japan: 1860-1960

 

Judith L. Scharff (Department of Social and Behavorial Sciences, University of New England), The "Behaviorism" of Skinner's The Behavior of Organisms Revisited

 

Lawrence T. White (Department of Psychology, Beloit College), Psychology at Beloit College, 1897-1923

 

Friday, June 28

 

7:00 am - 9:00 am BREAKFAST [Carson Dining Hall]

 

9:00 am - 11:00 am PAPER SESSION: Careers of Psychologists, Known and Unknown

 

Chair: David Robinson (Department of History, Truman State University)

 

Susan Marie Groppi (Department of History, University of California, Berkeley), Twenty-five Years in America: Psychology and Philosophy in the Work of Hugo Munsterberg

 

David O. Clark (Department of Psychology, York University), From Philosopher to Psychologist: The Early Career of Edwin R. Guthrie

 

Rod Buchanan (Department of Psychology, Groningen University), Hans Eysenck and the Limits of Objectivity

 

James M.M. Good (Centre for the History of the Human Sciences, University of Durham), William Stephenson's Science of Subjectivity: A Tale of Two (or More) Cultures?

 

11:00 am - 11:30 am BREAK/REFRESHMENTS

 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm PAPER SESSION: The Human Sciences, Democracy,

and the Welfare State

 

Chair: Raymond E. Fancher (Department of Psychology, York University)

 

Petteri Pietikainen (Department of History, University of Helsinki), Neurosis in Utopia: Swedish Psychiatry and the Increase of Milder Psychological Disorders in the Early Days of the "Folkhemmet" (ca. 1932-1950)

 

Sarah E. Igo (Department of History, University of Pennsylvania), Polling the Public: Democracy by the Numbers in the Age of Gallup

 

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm LUNCH [Knight Law Center]

 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm SYMPOSIUM: Science, Psychoanalysis, and Couéism: Creative Boundary Work in the 1920s

 

Chair and Organizer: Benjamin Harris (Department of Psychology, University of New Hampshire)

 

Michael Cofrin, Ken Gardiner, and Brian Lathe (Department of Psychology, University of New Hampshire), Edward Spencer Cowles: Between Coué and Psychoanalysis (see photo <cowles.jpg> ).

 

Nicole B. Barenbaum (Department of Psychology, University of the South), "The Outskirts of Psychology": Roback on Coué, Freud, and Popular Psychology in the 1920s

 

Discussant: Andrew Winston (Department of Psychology, University of Guelph)

 

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK/REFRESHMENTS

 

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS

 

Teaching the History of Psychology, with Ideas about Teaching the Human Sciences [141 Knight Law Center]

 

Organizers:

 

Erica Lilleleht (Department of Psychology, Seattle University)

Alfred Fuchs (Department of Psychology, Bowdoin College)

 

Invited Participants:

 

James Capshew (Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University)

Jeffrey Sklansky (Department of History, Oregon State University)

Emily Cahan (Department of Psychology, Wheelock College)

Kathleen Jones (Department of History, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

Alexandra Rutherford (Department of Psychology, York University)

 

Psychology in Times of Rapid Political Change [142 Knight Law Center]

 

Organizers:

 

William Woodward (Department of Psychology, University of New Hampshire)

Ian Lubek (Department of Psychology, University of Guelph)

 

Invited Participants:

 

Carlos Benitez (Department of Psychology, Bowling Green University)

Geoffrey Blowers (Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong)

J. Josephine Fueser (Department of Psychology and Department of American Studies, Yale University)

Miki Takapuna and Tatsuya Sato (Department. of Psychology, Tokyo International University; Department of Psychology, Ritsumeikan University)

Ev Meade (Department of History, University of Chicago)

 

Recent Trends in the History of Psychoanalysis [242 Knight Law Center] Organizers:

 

David D. Lee (KLEIO HSS)

Petteri Pietikainen (Department of History, University of Helsinki)

 

Invited Participants:

 

Suzanne Verderber (Department of English, Pratt Institute)

Jaap Bos (Department of General Social Sciences, Section on Communication and Welfare, University of Utrecht)

Jonathan Sadowsky (Department of History, Case Western Reserve)

 

Theorizing Gender and Race in the History of the Human Sciences [110 Knight Law Center]

 

Organizers:

 

Betty Bayer (Department of Psychology, Hobart and William Smith Colleges)

John Carson (Department of History, University of Michigan)

 

Invited Participants:

 

Mari Jo Buhle (Department of History, Brown University)

Henry L. Minton (Department of Psychology, University of Windsor)

Robert A. Nye (Department of History, Oregon State University)

Nadine Weidman (Department of History of Science, Harvard University)

The Audience

 

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm SALMON BARBEQUE [Knight Law Center Courtyard]

Saturday, June 29

 

7:00 am - 9:00 am BREAKFAST [Carson Dining Hall]

 

9:00 am - 10:00 am PAPER SESSION: The Human Sciences in France

 

Chair: Robert A. Nye (Department of History, Oregon State University)

 

John Carson (Department of History, University of Michigan), Skullduggery: Materializing the Mind in French Craniometry

 

Anne Christina Rose (Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University), Educational Ethics and Experimental Pedagogy in French Psychiatry

 

10:00 am - 10:30 am BREAK/REFRESHMENTS

 

10:30 am - 12:30 pm PAPER SESSION: History of Anthropology

 

Chair: John S. Gilkeson (Department of American Studies, Arizona State University West)

 

William A. Koelsch (Emeritus, Department of History and Geography, Clark University) Franz Boas, Geographer, and the Problem of Disciplinary Identity

 

Roger Pauly (Department of History, University of Central Arkansas), Two Sides of the Same Ethnological Coin: Scientific Racism vs. Evolutionary Anthropology

 

Gerald W. Sullivan (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Lehigh University), A Four-fold humanity: Margaret Mead's Vision of Psychological Types and her Morphological Anthropology

 

Yvette Bartholomée (Department of Psychology, Groningen University), An Accidental Discipline: Donald T. Campbell and Unintended Establishment of Cross-Cultural Psychology

 

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm LUNCH [Knight Law Center]

 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

Chair: Hans Pols (Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, and Unit for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney)

 

Robert A. Nye (Department of History, Oregon State University), The Evolution of the Concept of Medicalization in the Late Twentieth Century

 

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK/REFRESHMENTS

 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PAPER SESSION: Psychology and Religion

 

Chair: Henry Minton (Department of Psychology, University of Windsor)

 

Russell D. Kosits (Department of Psychology, University of New Hampshire), A Loss of Will: Science, Virtue, and Freedom in American Psychology

 

Robert Kugelmann (Department of Psychology, University of Dallas), Out of the Ghetto? Loss of Direction? Catholics in Psychology and Humanistic Psychology, 1950-1975

 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BUSINESS MEETING

 

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ANNUAL BANQUET [Gerlinger Alumni Lounge]

 

Sunday, June 30

 

7:00 am - 10:30 BRUNCH [Carson Dining Hall]

 

 

before noon DROP BOX CHECK-OUT [Clark Hall]