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Anne Golomb Hoffman

Anne Golomb Hoffman


B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Psychoanalytic studies, narratology, and gender studies; the late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century novel; modern Hebrew literature

About Anne Hoffman

Anne Golomb Hoffman’s research in recent years looks at representations of embodiment in literary and psychoanalytic writing, and the relationship between trauma and narrative. Her articles and reviews have appeared in psychoanalytic and  literary journals. Professor Hoffman holds a research appointment in the Institute for the History of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. From 2013 to 2017 she directed the Richardson Seminar in the History of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell. She is a special member of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, where in 2017 she delivered the Liebert Award Lecture in Psychoanalysis and the Arts. She has published extensively on the politics of gender in Israeli and European Jewish writing. Prof. Hoffman is also an accomplished painter.