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Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute & Society

Discussion of Toni Morrison's Love

Join us for a discussion of Toni Morrison’s Love

Led by Joshua Ehrlich, Ph.D.
and Michele L. Simms-Burton, Ph.D.

and sponsored jointly by Shaman Drum Bookshop and the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute

Joshua Ehrlich, Ph.D., is an Associate Faculty member of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute and adjunct faculty in the UM Department of  Psychiatry.  He maintains a private practice in Ann Arbor.  He has a longstanding professional interest in issues of intimacy, love, and sexuality.  Dr. Ehrlich is also interested in literature and poetry. His last discussion at Shaman Drum - of Diane Ackerman's book of poetry Origami Bridges - was published in the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association in 2003.

Michele L. Simms-Burton earned her Ph.D. in American literature at the George Washington University where she studied with Claudia Tate.  She has a book forthcoming with the University of Illinois Press entitled Narratives of Black Bourgeois Desire: Examining the Class Line in Twentieth Century Black Women’s Fiction.  She has published book reviews, play reviews, and feature stories at www.Africana.com, www.coloredgirls.com, the Hemingway Review, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Royal Oak Tribune.  She is a founding board member and charter member of the Toni Morrison Society and served as the society’s first secretary-treasurer.  She has been an assistant professor at the University of Rochester and the George Washington University.  Currently she is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan.

Wednesday, February 11, 2004
8 p.m.

Shaman Drum Bookshop
311 – 315 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 662-7407