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The Unknown Freud: Five Plays and Five Essays

Posted July 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read and Purchase:  The Unknown Freud: Five Plays and  Five Essays by Robert Lippman.

Click Here to Read:  Other Posts by Robert Lippman on this website.

New from IPBooks: What Survives: A Novel by Phyllis Skoy

Posted June 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read about And Purchase:  What Survives: A Novel by Phyllis Skoy on IPBooks.net

Announcing a trauma conference and an invite to submit papers

Posted March 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

OCTOBER 20–22, 2016
The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Please consider submitting a paper or a group presentation or discussion of film or literature or current national and international terror. This is a very special conference made up of many disciplines to speak to the horror of trauma in individuals, culture, and society.

Members and Candidates are welcome and invited to participate.

Many of you are interested in trauma so please attend and submit your own work.

Click Here for the Website for this conference.

 

Dr. Joseph Aguayo at IPTAR

Posted July 30th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS EXCITING MEETING WITH DR. JOSEPH AGUAYO

Dr. Joseph Aguayo, Training and Supervising Analyst of the Psychoanalytic Center of California, is pleased to return to IPTAR and will present a full-day program on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. The two programs for IPTAR are a morning and afternoon presentation.

The Saturday morning paper, ‘On the Life and Work of W.R. Bion, is based on an extensive book review that will appear in a forthcoming 2016 issue of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis Read the rest of this post »

Can Personality Be Changed?: Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone’s “true” self is

Posted July 30th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Can Personality Be Changed?: Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone’s “true” self is Scott Barry Kaufman on July 26, 2016.

Philadelphia’s Kinetic Sculpture Derby has a lot of personality.  Charles Mostoller / Reuters

The Past and Future of Mental Illness on Screen

Posted July 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: The Past and Future of Mental Illness on Screen: The various ways mental health is used as a foil for plot by Colton Ledford on the Film School Rejects website on July 29, 2016.

Chasing Asylum: Exposing Australia’s brutal refugee-detention regime

Posted July 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Chasing Asylum: Exposing Australia’s brutal refugee-detention regime
By Richard Phillips on the World Socialist Web Site on July 29, 2016.

Mark Wallinger: Recumbent Analysand Reflected In Mirrors

Posted July 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: Mark Wallinger: Recumbent Analysand Reflected In Mirrors at the Freud Museum London on the Artlyst Website on July 27, 2016.

A Forgotten Freudian: The Passion of Karl Stern, by Daniel Burston

Posted July 29th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: A Forgotten Freudian: The Passion of Karl Stern, by Daniel Burston on the karnacology website on April 27, 2016.

Reichstag Fire Decree

Posted July 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Reichstag Fire Decree on Wikipedia.

The Founders and Slavery: Balance and Reason vs. Unruly Passions

Posted July 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: The Founders and Slavery: Balance and Reason vs. Unruly Passions by Volney P. Gay

Philosophy Thursday: I. Bernard Cohen

Posted July 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: I. Bernard Cohen on Wikiquotes.

Click Here to Read: I. Bernard Cohen on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: I. Bernard Cohen, 89, Dies; Pioneer in History of Science By Wolfgang  Saxon The New York Times on June 28, 2003.

Click Here to Read: Stories by I. Bernard Cohen in the Scientific American.

Click Here to Read: Revolution in Science: I. Bernard Cohen, reply by Ian Hacking in The New York Review on Books in the October 9, 1986 Issue. Read the rest of this post »

Town Hall Question for Mr. Donald Trump by Daniel S. Benveniste

Posted July 28th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

TrumpTownHall Mr. Trump, you tell it like it is. You are bold and audacious. You don’t go in for political correctness. You speak your mind. You are creating a movement around your authoritarian personality employing black and white thinking, simple solutions for complex problems and an intolerance of ambiguity. Your slogan speeches, bumper sticker discourses, shock jock politics, political bullying and reality show action figure posturing have seduced the press and unified the lowest common elements of the frustrated and the frightened. You rally support around bigotry, stoke the flames of fear and find Read the rest of this post »

Why war? revisited: A psychoanalyst’s re!ections

Posted July 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Why war? revisited: A psychoanalyst’s re!ections by Imre Szecsödy in Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review (2010) 33, 52-57.

Writer’s Wednesday: Cynthia Ozick

Posted July 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Cynthia Ozick on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Cynthia Ozick, The Art of Fiction No. 95 Interviewed by Tom Teicholz in the Parisian Review in the Spring 1987: No. 102 Issue.

Click Here to Read: Cynthia Ozick’s Long Crusade The author is considered one of the greatest fiction writers and critics alive today. At 88, she shows no signs of slowing down by Giles Harvey n in The New York Times Magazine on June 23, 2016. Read the rest of this post »

Border Psychology: What are some emotional meanings of territorial borders?

Posted July 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Border Psychology: What are some emotional meanings of territorial borders? by Molly S. Castelloe Ph.D. on her The Me in We Blog on the Psychology Today blogs on July 27, 2016.

WHO weighs dropping transgender identity from list of medical disorders

Posted July 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: WHO weighs dropping transgender identity from list of medical disorders by Pam Belluck in Orange County Register website on July 26, 2016

How Forgotten Baby Memories Rewire Learning in the Brain

Posted July 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: How Forgotten Baby Memories Rewire Learning in the Brain by Shelly Fanon on the Singularity Hub website on July 24, 2016.

Mass Killings May Have Created Contagion, Feeding on Itself

Posted July 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Mass Killings May Have Created Contagion, Feeding on Itself By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on July 26, 2016.

People were evacuated from a shopping mall where a Iranian-German killed nine people. The gunman was reportedly obsessed with mass killings, particularly the attack by a Norwegian that killed 77 people in 2011. 
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Alexander Sokurov’s Francofonia: The Louvre during the Nazi occupation

Posted July 27th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Alexander Sokurov’s Francofonia: The Louvre during the Nazi occupation
By Dorota Niemitz on the World Socialist Web Site on July 27, 2016.

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The Value of a Flawed Memory

Posted July 26th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Value of a Flawed Memory: Even inaccurate memories can help people shape their identities and set goals; a new understanding of memory’s role By Sue Shellenberger inn The Wall Street Journal on July 26, 2016.

Inaccurate memories, while disastrous in a courtroom, are actually good for your personal life and shaping your identity. WSJ’s Sue Shellenbarger joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero to explain.

Bitterly Divided: The South’s Inner Civil War

Posted July 26th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Bitterly Divided: The South’s Inner Civil War By Eric London on the World Socialist Web Site on July 28, 2016.

North Carolina Emigrants: Poor White Folks, by James Henry Beard, 1845, Cincinnati Art Museum.

On Frantz Fanon: An Interview with Lewis R. Gordon

Posted July 26th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  On Frantz Fanon: An Interview with Lewis R. Gordon by Brooks Kirschgassner on the Public Works on July 20, 2016.