Archive for May, 2011

Discussion Group #11 on Theater and Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

100th Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association
Discussion Group #11 on Theater and Psychoanalysis
Co-chairs: Fred Sander and Jed Sekoff
Reading of the main plot of
W.S. Gilbert’s
Original Mythological Comedy
Pygmalion and Galatea

PALACE HOTEL (Ralston Room)
June 8, 2011 4 pm

First produced at the Haymarket Theatre (London)
December 9, 1871

DRAMATIS PERSONAE
Pygmalion, an Athenian Sculptor Randy Hurst
Galatea, an Animated Statue Jenna Welch
Cynisca, Pygmalion’s Wife Sylvia Kratins
Narrator and other minor roles Fred Sander
Director Randy Hurst (more…)

‘Incognito’: What’s Hiding In The Unconscious Mind

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011


Click Here to Read and Listen To:  ‘Incognito’: What’s Hiding In The Unconscious Mind:  Interview with David Eagleman on NPR Radio on May 31, 2011.  



Dr. David Eagleman is a neuroscientist and writer. He directs the Laboratory of Perception and Action at Baylor College of Medicine.

Poetry Scholars and Poet Critics Roundtable

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011




Click Here to View: Poetry Scholars and Poet Critics Roundtable with Stephen Burt, Bonnie Costello, Heather Dubrow (moderator), Rachel Hadas, Eric McHenry at the Philoctetes Center on May 14, 2011.

The Frontiers Of Neurocriminology at NPAP

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011




Click Here to Read:   The Frontiers Of Neurocriminology at NPAP on Sunday, June 5, 2011.

Children Full of Life on YouTube.

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Click Here to View:  Children Full of Life (1 of 5) on YouTube.

Click Here to View: Children Full of Life (2 of 5) on YouTube.

Click Here to View: Children Full of Life (3 of 5) on YouTube.

C lick Here to View: Children Full of Life (4 of 5) on YouTube. 

 Click Here to View: Children Full of Life (5 of 5) on YouTube

‘Depression left me unable to wash or change my clothes

Monday, May 30th, 2011






Click Here to Read: ‘Depression left me unable to wash or change my clothes on th MailOnline website on December 06, 2006.

Click Here to Read: Emma’s baby agonyby Laura Benjamin in the MailOnline website on May 30, 2011.

Erik Erikson in the San Francisco Bay Area by Daniel Benveniste

Monday, May 30th, 2011


Click Here to Read:  Erik Erikson in the San Francisco Bay Area by Daniel Benveniste, written October 22, 1997.   This paper is previously unpublished.

Click Here to Read: The Early History of Psychoanalysis in San Francisco by Daniel Benveniste on this website.

Click Here to Read: Moments in the Life of a Latin American Analyst: An Interview with R. Horacio Etchegoyen on this website. (more…)

“A graphic investigation into parallel identity crises”

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Click Here to Read: “A graphic investigation into parallel identity crises” Chapter 7 from On the Lost Highway: Lynch and Lacan, Cinema and Cultural Pathology by Bernd Herzogenrath.

David Lynch

Reviews of Leo Rangell’s “The Road to Unity in Psychoanalytic Theory”

Sunday, May 29th, 2011






Click Here to Read: Review of Leo Rangell’s “The Road to Unity in  Psychoanalytic Theory” by Jeff Golland.

Click Here to Read: A Review of A Road to Unity by Leo Rangell by Arthur Lynch

Click Here to Read: A Review of A Road to Unity by Leo Rangell By Arnold Richards

Deadliest Tornado Outbreak in Decades Kills Nearly 300

Sunday, May 29th, 2011




Click here to Read and View:  Deadliest Tornado Outbreak in Decades Kills Nearly 300 on the Huffington Post website on April 28, 2011.

Environment: How the ‘ecosystem’ myth has been used for sinister means

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Click Here to Read:  Environment: How the ‘ecosystem’ myth has been used for sinister means by Adam Curtis in The Observer on May 29, 2011.

A small greenhouse at Biosphere 2 in Arizona in 1988. The attempt to create an enclosed ecological system ended in failure. Photograph: Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis.

Why Medical School Should Be Free

Sunday, May 29th, 2011






Click Here to Read:    Why Medical School Should Be Free By Peter B. Bach and Robert Kocher in the New York Times on May 28, 2011.

Returning veterans encounter VA mental health meltdown

Saturday, May 28th, 2011




Click Here to Read: Returning veterans encounter VA mental health meltdown By Azriel James Relph  on the NBC News website on  May 28, 2011.

Leo Rangell MD 1913 – 2011

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

  Click Here to Read:   A Leo Rangell Retrospective on this website.(And see below the text for more Leo Rangell Links  on this website.) 

 Click Here to View:  More Photos of Leo Rangel.

With profound regret I inform you that one of the most forceful voices for psychoanalysis has been silenced. Leo Rangell, the first man to be named Honorary President of APsaA, passed away early today at the age of 97.  Leo had undergone a relatively routine surgical procedure but his post-op course had become quite complicated. Leo had been a major, and constant, contributor to our scientific literature for eight decades, including the present one. His oeuvre constituted over 450 publications, many of them (more…)

My Father Does Not Live In America by Nathan Szajnberg

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

My Father Does Not Live In America (March 2005)

My father does not live in America, never did. In 1951, my father arrived in Rochester, NY, home to Kodak, home to Xerox, where he stayed to this very day. He goes nowhere without my mother. Restaurants, dinner parties, not unless they go together, with my mother. Movies, certainly not without her. Concerts, for sure not. aseball games, never, even with her. To shul, he drives alone. (more…)

Confusion of Tongues, a short film directed by Em Cooper

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

You are invited to attend the world premiere of Confusion of Tongues, a short film directed by Em Cooper inspired by Ferenczi’s seminal 1932/1955 paper on childhood trauma. The film will be screened as part of the animation program at Brooklyn Film Festival on Monday 6th and Thursday 9th June, 2011. Details and tickets:  are available here   (more…)

Pathological Lying: Symptom or Disease?

Saturday, May 28th, 2011






Click Here to Read: Pathological Lying: Symptom or Disease? By Charles C Dike, MD, MPH, MRCPsych on the Psychiatric Times website on June 1, 2008.

Alumni Updates: Examining the Legacy of Dr. Leo Rangell ’33

Saturday, May 28th, 2011









Click Here to Read: Alumni Updates: Examining the Legacy of Dr. Leo Rangell ’33 on the Columbia College Today website May/June 2006.

The Rules of Disengagement at NYFS

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

NYFS-DC Scientific Program

Friday, June 3, 2011
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Jane Fox Reading Room, Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda, MD

Admission is free and no reservations are required.

The Rules of Disengagement: 
Brain and Mind in the Analytic Treatment of
Children and Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome
Michael L. Krass, PhD, presenter
Griffin Doyle, PhD, discussant
 
This presentation will include the ways that the person with Asperger’s syndrome embodies a highly complex interaction between deficit and (more…)

SF APsaA Meeting Discusion Group: Towards an Understanding of Loneliness and Aloneness

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Towards an Understanding of Loneliness and Aloneness Discussion
Group at APsaA Conference in San Francisco

If you  are attending the APsaA Conf. in San Francisco, we invite you
to our Discussion Group # 43: Towards An Understanding of Loneliness
and Aloneness.  As part of the analytic tradition of using literature
to learn about the human condition, we will present an original paper:
Proust and the Lonely Pleasure of Longing.   Also, we  will examine
passages from Marcel Proust’s “In Search of Lost Time – Swann’s Way,
Vol. 1.” This memoir-like novel was chosen because it is a masterful (more…)