Archive for October, 2012

Filmography of Alfred Hitchcock

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  Filmography  of Alfred Hitchcock on the Wikipedia website.

Global Warming Systemically Caused Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Global Warming Systemically Caused Hurricane Sandy By George Lakoff, Reader Supported News  October 30, 2012.

Research Funds Available from the International Psychoanalytic Association — short deadline.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: IPA Committee for the Evaluation of Research Proposals Applications Open 2012-2013.

Doctor Freud is in the House

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  Doctor Freud is in the House By Eric Olson on the INC now website on  October 30, 2012.

Woody Guthrie Centenary 1912 to 2012

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Click Here to View:   All You Fascists Bound To Lose by Woody Guthrie on YouTube.

Barzun leaves us with a diagnosis of Western Civilization in Decline

Monday, October 29th, 2012

N. Szajnberg, MD Managing Editor

Barzun once co-taught with Lionel Trilling at Columbia, a remarkable setting for twin-diamond brilliance that van Cleef and Arpel’s could almost duplicate.

His last book was a sweeping overview of the West’s rise, in particular, it’s strength in its mongrelism of cultures. But, he worried that we are seeing our civilzation in decline in part because of built-in dualism of how we envy what we renounce (what analysts would call ambivalence) and that we are lured by rebellion (sometimes the emptiest of rebellion, such as James Dean’s Rebel
without a Cause) (more…)

Under One Tent: AAPCSW Conference, March 2013

Monday, October 29th, 2012

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS IN CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK (AAPCSW)*
announces its national conference –
March 14 – 17, 2013, at the Durham Convention Center/Marriott Durham City Center, Durham, North Carolina
 
For a complete listing of the program, hotel information, and registration form, visit: www.aapcsw.org
 
Psychoanalysis has had a sometimes painful history of splintering into disparate, exclusive groups. Some voices have been muted, while others have been privileged. Contemporary psychoanalytic theories and techniques pull from many sources and encourage multiple orientations. What is gained and what is lost by our efforts at integration or separateness? Is there still space for debate and dissent? In addition, how do issues of identity, race, gender, sexual orientation, and social class inform and challenge theory and practice? In an effort to deepen our understanding and enrich our practice, this conference seeks to facilitate dialogue among clinicians and scholars from a broad spectrum of the psychoanalytic community. (more…)

Can Neuroscience Challenge Roe V. Wade?

Monday, October 29th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Can Neuroscience Challenge Roe V. Wade? By William Egginton in The New York Times on October 28, 2012.

Brain Scans Used To Determine Content Of Dreams

Monday, October 29th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  Brain Scans Used To Determine Content Of Dreams on the Red Orbit website on October 28, 2012.

The Art Of Sleeping With The Enemy

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Click  Here to Read:   The Art Of Sleeping With The Enemy by Dr. Peggy Drexler  on the Huffington Post website on October 27, 2012

Peggy Drexler

The Biography of Freud in Four Parts on YouTube

Monday, October 29th, 2012

The Biography of Sigmund Freud Part 1 of 5 on YouTube had been removed by the user do to copyright issues.

Click Here to View:  The Biography of Sigmund Freud Part 2 of 5 on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  The Biography of Sigmund Freud Part 3 of 5 on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  The Biography of Sigmund Freud Part 4 of 5 on YouTube.

Click Here to View: The Biography of Sigmund Freud Part 5 of 5 on YouTube.

What’s the difference between these two brains?

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  What’s the difference between these two brains?
They both belong to three-year-olds, so why is one so much bigger? Because one was loved by its parents and the other neglected – a fact that has dramatic implications  By Alasdair Palmer on the Telegraph.ul website on October 28,  2012.

How Intentions And Identity Can Help You Make The Most of Business Cards

Monday, October 29th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  How Intentions And Identity Can Help You Make The Most of Business Cards by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on October 28, 2012.

Susie Boyt: ‘I’m very Freudian in the way I look at things’.

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

 

Click Here to Read:  Susie Boyt: ‘I’m very Freudian in the way I look at things’. The British writer talks about her new novel, a psychological drama set in a nursery school,  Interview by Lucy Scholes  on The Observer website on October 27, 2012 .

Susie Boyt

Trauma, greed, debate styles and handshakes from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Dear Colleagues,

Wwhether you are concerned about Hurricane Sandy, the nat’l elections or current pertinent issues issues in our psychoanalytic world, all of which are clearly uncertain, please take time out to read the international psychoanalytic website posts for this week to keep you informed.

My suggestions this week include:

1) 2 posts in the ANNOUNCEMENTS on trauma:

a) War,  Trauma and Public Art
Click Here to Read This Article (more…)

Rise of the Tiger Nation

Saturday, October 27th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Rise of the Tiger Nation: Asian-Americans are now the country’s best-educated, highest-earning and fastest-growing racial group. They share with American Jews both the distinction and the occasional burden of immigrant success Lee Siegel in the Wall Street Journal on October 27, 2012.

Richard Heffner’s Interview with Robert Michels

Saturday, October 27th, 2012



Click Here to View:  Richard Heffner’s Interview with Robert Michels on October 23rd on Heffner’s Open Mind website.

War, Trauma and Public Art at New York University on November 1 at 7 PM

Friday, October 26th, 2012

 

Click here to read about NYU’s panel discussion, War, Trauma and Public Art, taking place on November 1, 2012 and 7 PM. The panel discussion commemorates Veterans Day and celebrates Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Abraham Lincoln: War Veteran Projection (in Union Square Park, November 8th through December 9th).

DEPTH OF FIELD: Thomas Struth’s way of seeing

Friday, October 26th, 2012

 

Click here to read “DEPTH OF FIELD: Thomas Struth’s way of seeing” by Janet Malcolm from The New Yorker on September 26, 2011.

Thomas Struth’s large-scale portrait of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, taken at Windsor Castle, was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery in London, for an exhibition of paintings and photographs of the Queen commemorating her Diamond Jubilee, next year. When Struth was approached, he wondered, “Would I be able to say something new about people like this?”

On the Frontiers of Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Essays in Honor of Eric R. Kandel

Friday, October 26th, 2012

 

Click here to access the table of content to a special issue of The Psychoanalytic Review, “On the Frontiers of Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Essays in Honor of Eric R. Kandel.”