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Todd McGowan

Todd McGowan

Todd McGowan teaches theory and film at the University of Vermont. He is the author of Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution (Columbia University Press, 2019), Only a Joke Can Save Us: A Theory of Comedy (Northwestern University Press, 2017), and Capitalism and Desire: The Psychic Costs of Free Markets (Columbia University Press, 2016), and other works.

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud’s The Ego and the Id

Freud died 80 years ago this week. In this "Virtual Roundtable," three scholars debate the legacy of his 1923 text.