Skin Studies

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

 

SPECIAL ISSUE

 

Lafrance, M. (Ed.). (2018). Skin Matters: Thinking Through the Body’s Surfaces. Body and Society, 24(1-2).

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

Lafrance, M., & Carey, S. (2018). "Skin Work: Understanding the Embodied Experience of Acne." Body and Society, 24(1-2), 55-88.

 

Lafrance, M. (2018). “Skin Studies: Past, Present and Future.” Body and Society, 24(1-2), 3-33.

 

Lafrance, M. (2018). "Études de la peau: Survol de la recherche anglo-américaine sur la surface du corps." La peauologie:  Revue de sciences sociales et humaines sur les peaux, 1(3). http://lapeaulogie.fr/etudes-de-la-peau-passe-present-futur/?mc_cid=de66b08e09&mc_eid=80d739a28f

 

Lafrance, M. (2009). "Skin and the Self: Cultural Theory and Anglo-American Psychoanalysis." Body and Society, 15(3), 3-24.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Lafrance, M. (2012). “From the Skin Ego to the Psychic Envelope: An Introduction to the Work of Didier Anzieu.” In S. Cavanagh, A. Failler and R. Hurst (Eds.), Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis (pp. 16-44). New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

 

Lafrance, M. (2004). “Exposing the Body: Didier Anzieu and the Psychoanalysis of Skin.” In K. Banks & J. Harris (Eds.), Exposure: Revealing Bodies, Unveiling Representations (pp. 23-34). Bern: Peter Lang Press.

 

INTERVIEWS

 

Tamari, T. (Accepted/Forthcoming). “Why Does the Skin Matter So Much? A Conversation with Marc Lafrance.” Theory, Culture and Society.

 

Hammond, C., & Lafrance, M. (2018). “Cynthia Hammond and Marc Lafrance on Drawings for a Thicker Skin.” Body and Society, 24(1-2), 210-225.

 

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

 

DICTIONARY ENTRIES

 

Lafrance, M. (2004). “Skin.” In J. Eadie (Ed.), Sexuality: The Essential Glossary (pp. 213-214). London: Arnold Press.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

 

Lafrance, M., Carey, S. (2018, May). “Skin Sight: Race, Racialisation and the Social Regulation of Acne.” The Othered Senses, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M. (2018, May). “Skin Matters: Thinking Through the Body’s Surfaces.” Uncommon Senses: Art, Technology, Education, Law and Society, Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M., & Carey, S. (2017, June). “Bad Skin: Acne Sufferers and the Dermatologisation of Everyday Life.” International Visual Sociology Association, Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M. (2005, May). “Just After Birth: Skin and the Self in the Earliest Moments of Life.” Birth/Marriage/Death, University of Stirling, Stirling (Scotland).

 

Lafrance, M. (2003, December). “Psychic Skins: Didier Anzieu’s Metaphors of the Mind.” Approaching the Unapproachable, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M. (2003, May). “In the Skin of the Moment: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Bodily Surface.” The Flesh Made Text: Bodies, Theories, Cultures in the Post-Millennial Era, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki (Greece).

 

Lafrance, M. (2002, March). “Exposing the Body: Didier Anzieu and the Psychoanalysis of Skin.” French Studies Research Conference, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

 

Lafrance, M. (2001, May). “Skin Matters: Didier Anzieu and ‘Le Moi-Peau.’” International Association for Philosophy and Literature, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia (USA).

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

Lafrance, M. (2019, May). “From New Media to New Medicine: Reflections on the Contemporary Life of the Skin.” Sensory Studies Seminar, Concordia University, Montreal (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M. (2015, July). “Sensitive Skins: Didier Anzieu and the Sensory Life of the Body.” The Other Senses in Medical and Literary Culture, Konstanz University, Konstanz (Germany).

 

Lafrance, M. (2003, April). “Living in Skin: Towards a Psychoanalysis of Bodily Surface.” Modern Languages Research Seminar, University of Oxford, Oxford (England).

 

Lafrance, M. (2002, November). “An Introduction to Didier Anzieu’s Psychoanalysis of Skin.” French Studies Research Seminar, University of Oxford, Oxford (England).

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

 

Lafrance, M. (2008, April). “Containing the Body: Anglo-American Approaches to the Psychoanalysis of Skin.” Paper presented at the Uncontained Body Graduate Student Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

 

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

 

Lafrance, M. (2015, April). “The Skin We Live In.” The Walrus Talks Speaker Series: What it Means to be Human in Life, Culture, Art and Science, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (Canada).

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