Bergstein on Freud’s Vienna
Mary Bergstein (Professor, HAVC) participated in “Photographic Imagination,” an international conference at Tel Aviv University May 26-28. Bergstein spoke on “The Erotic Imagination in Freud’s Vienna.”
Bergstein’s presentation was about early Viennese cinema, hypnotism, and the erotic imagination. The cast of Freudian characters discussed included film maker Johann Schwarzer, physiologist Josef Breuer, and hysteric and social reformer, Bertha Pappenhaim (Anna O).