Archive for February, 2013

Photography Friday: Sebastian Zimmerman

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Martin_Bergmann_2aProfessor Martin Bergmann, photographed in his office by Sebastian Zimmerman. Martin Bergmann (born 1913) is a clinical professor of psychology of the New York University post-doctoral program. He is a trainer and supervisor of psychoanalysis at the New York Freudian Society. Dr Bergmann is a highly creative, influential author, who has written significant books on the Holocaust, child sacrifice and the anatomy of loving. Dr. Bergmann turned 100 just last month.

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Psychoanalysis as Seen in the Late 1940s

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

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Click Here to View:  Psychoanalysis as Seen in the Late 1940s on You Tube.

Shrink: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in America

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Introduction to:  Shrink: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in America by Lawrence R. Samuel.

Click Here to Read:  Table of Contents of  Shrink: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in America by Lawrence R. Samuel.

A Brief Description of Shrink:

“Psychology has stepped down from the university chair into the marketplace” was how the New York Times put it in 1926. Another commentator in 1929 was more biting. Psychoanalysis, he said, had over a generation, “converted the human scene into a neurotic.” Freud first used the (more…)

What is psychoanalysis?

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: What is psychoanalysis? on the Boston.com website on
Februrary 26, 2013.

Quotes on the Psychology Today blog

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Quotes on the Psychology Today blog, featuring quote from Prudence Gourguechon.

The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking By Eric Litchblau in The New York Times on March 1, 2013.

A group of Jewish women at the entrance to the Brody ghetto in Eastern Galicia, 1942. The sign is written in German, Ukrainian and Polish,

Robert M. Young Online Writings Science Studies

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Click Here to Read:  Evolutionary Biology and Ideology:  Then and Now by Robert M. Young from Science Studies, I (1971), 177-206 on  the Robert M. Young Online Writings website.S

Jews And Words: Leaving Nothing Un-debated

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Jews And Words: Leaving Nothing Un-debated by Susan Reimer-Torn on the Jewish Week Website on February 13, 2013.

China open letter calls for political reforms

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Click here to Read:  China open letter calls for political reforms By Celia Hatton on the BBC News website on February 27, 2013,

Set for Life: The effects of recession on an older generation

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Set for Life: The effects of recession on an older generation By Nick Barrickman on the World Socialist Web Site on  February 27,  2013.

 

The Plague: The “loneliness, strength, humanity and beauty” of ordinary people

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Plague: The “loneliness, strength, humanity and beauty” of ordinary people By Francisca Vier on the World Socialist Website on February 27, 2013.

Colorado school bars transgendered 1st-grader from using girls’ restroom

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Colorado school bars transgendered 1st-grader from using girls’ restroom By Ed Payne on CNN website on February 27, 2013.

Why Django Can’t Revolt

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Why Django Can’t Revolt by Remeike Forbes on the Jacobin website in Issue 9: Modify Your Dissent.

A Basic Theory of Neuropsychoanalysis

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Review of A Basic Theory of Neuropsychoanalysis by W. M. Bernstein reviewed by Roger Hunt on the Metapsychology Reviews website.

Book Event for: A Psychotherapy for the People

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Save the date:
Please join us to celebrate the release of  Lewis Aron & Karen Starr’s
A Psychotherapy for the People: Toward a Progressive Psychoanalysis
Thursday March 7 @ 7 p.m.
Wollman Hall: 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor
co-sponsored by:
The Sandor Ferenczi Center
&
The New School Clinical Psychology Program

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A Nasty Piece of Work

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: A Nasty Piece of Work: A tawdry new book accuses the late Christopher Hitchens of plagiarism—and worse.

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Brecht – Verfremdungseffekt – Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   Brecht – Verfremdungseffekt – Psychoanalysis on the Cultural Studies and Literature blog on June 19, 2009.

Mother Courage

Click Here to Read:   Selected Poems by Bertolt Brecht By Jesse Kornbluth on the Head Butler website on January 30, 2013.

 

The “Language” Gene and Women’s Wagging Tongues

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The “Language” Gene and Women’s Wagging Tongues By Athena Andreadis  on the Scientific American website on  February 24, 2013.

Surviving Stalin’s Purges

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   Surviving Stalin’s Purges: Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was? By Ben Cohen on the Tablet website on February 26, 2013.

Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, favorite to become the first black Pope, connects homosexuality to sex scandals

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, favorite to become the first black Pope, connects homosexuality to sex scandals by Laura Jones on the Global Dispatch website on February 2o, 2013.