Psychology Film Club - Mad to Be Normal
Join us on Facebook Live for a discussion of Robert Mullan’s film Mad to Be Normal (2017).
Psychology Film Club explores depictions of psychology, psychiatry, and mental health in pop culture, gathering a panel of experts from the field to discuss popular films. On Thursday, April 22nd at 7:00pm ET, we’ll be discussing the film Mad to Be Normal on Facebook Live. The film follows R. D. Laing, a Scottish psychiatrist associated with the anti-psychiatry movement and known for his unconventional methods. We will be covering the film’s portrayal of Laing and his legacy within the psychiatric and psychological fields.
Mad to Be Normal is currently available to stream for free via Amazon Prime (with subscription), Tubi, and Vudu, and to rent or purchase via Youtube and Google Play.
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Founded in 1965, the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology aims to promote the history of psychology and related human sciences to the broadest community possible. The Center is home to the Archives of the History of AmericanView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Apr 22, 2021 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Thu)
73 S. College Street, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325
Free parking is available in the lot directly adjacent to the building. This lot contains a dedicated accessible parking spot near the museum entrance.
Free parking is also available in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets, which contains several accessible parking spaces.
Metered parking is available along South College Street. Pavement from Lot 30 and metered parking may be uneven, and people with limited mobility should exercise caution.
A wheelchair accessible ramp is located on the northeast side of the building, near the main entrance. The museum is housed on the ground floor, and an interior elevator provides access to the Institute galleries, located on the fourth floor. A wheelchair is also kept on-site and is available for loan to those visiting the museum and archives. Select displays may not be fully wheelchair accessible. Assistance is available to access the content of these displays.
Standard strollers are welcome.
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