Archive for February, 2014

Blitspostn, Vebzaytlekh, Veblogs: The Rise of Yiddish Online

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Blitspostn, Vebzaytlekh, Veblogs: The Rise of Yiddish Online By Ross Perlin on the Lexicon Valley website on February 27, 2014.

Idishe Velt is a popular Yiddish-language message board.

Alice Herz-Sommer, Who Found Peace in Chopin Amid Holocaust, Dies at 110

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Alice Herz-Sommer, Who Found Peace in Chopin Amid Holocaust, Dies at 110 By Margalit  Fox in The New York Times on February 27, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Italian pianist revives music created in concentration camps on this website.

Alice Herz-Sommer in her London apartment in 2012. Credit Yuri Dojc

64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 4

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 4. Between faith and the striving for truth: German films in competition at the Berlinale By Bernd Reinhardt  on the World Socialist Web Site on February 28,  2014.

Click Here to Read:  64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3 on this website.

Beloved Sisters

Israeli Stage to Host Award-Winning Playwright Savyon Liebrecht

Friday, February 28th, 2014

SavyonLiebrechtClick Here to Read:   Israeli Stage to Host Award-Winning Playwright Savyon Liebrecht   3/20-4/1 on the Broadway World Boston website on February 27, 2014.

Savyon Liebrecht

Ghosting

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Ghosting by Andrew O’Hagan in The London Review of Books Vol. 36 No. 5 · 6 March 2014 pages 5-2.

Andrew O’Hagan (left) Julian Assange (right).

Why antisemitism? Two day conference organizedby the Hellenic Psychoanalytical Society

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Why antisemitism?
Two day conference organizedby the Hellenic Psychoanalytical Society
In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Athen
With the support of the Embassy of Israel in Greece, the Central Board of the Jewish Communities in Greece, the Jewish Museum of Greece

The conference will take place in the Goethe Institute in Athens
Speakers: Marilia Aisenstein, Αthanassios Alexandridis, Ariella Asser, Heleni Berner, Chryssi Giannoulaki, Sotiris Manolopoulos, Stavroula (more…)

Sunday Salon at IPTAR: “Close To You” Intimacy in the psychoanalytic encounter March 16, 2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Sunday Salon at IPTAR
Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
“Close To You”
Intimacy in the psychoanalytic encounter
Sunday March 16, 2014
3:00-5:30
Roundtable:
Isaac Tylim Ph.D. (IPTAR training analyst)
Naama Kushner-Barash Ph.D.(IPTAR training analyst)
Tuba Tokgoz Ph.D. (recent graduate) (more…)

Meeting in Barcelona with EPF and NAPSAc

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Dear Colleagues,

In the eighties, Homer Curtis and Donald Meyers observing that there was not enough clinical exchange between European psychoanalysts and Americans, decided to organize an every other year meeting with European colleagues. The model they chose was one of clinical presentation and discussion. These meetings have now occurred regularly every other year and this year they will be held in Barcelona. (more…)

Mental Illness Risk Higher for Children of Older Fathers, Study Finds

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Mental Illness Risk Higher for Children of Older Fathers, Study Finds By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on February 26, 2014.

Philosophy Thursday: A. J. Ayer

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

aj-ayerClick Here to Read:  A. J. Ayer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Alfred Jules Ayer on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website on May 7, 2005.

Click Here to Read:  AJ ‘Freddie’ Ayer on Language, Truth and Logic on Glyn  Hughes’ Squashed Philosopher’s website.

The Process and Meaning of Insight in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy by Jacob Arlow

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   The Process and Meaning of Insight in
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy by Jacob Arlow.

64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3 We Come as Friends and Run Boy Run: Two more films that take a serious approach By Stefan Steinberg  on the World Socialist Web Site on  February 26, 2014.

We Come As Friends

Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at YIVO

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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One Week Left!
Apply Now!
Don’t miss the deadline! International
and scholarship applications for the Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture close March 5. Click here to apply.

U.S. applicants not seeking financial assistance may apply until April 30.In 2014, the Uriel Weinreich (more…)

Vienna Complex Exhibition

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

ViennaComplexOpen Daily, 10AM – 6PM. Free Admission.
EXHIBITION OPENING: WEDNESDAY FEB 26, 2014, 6PM – 8PM
Museum of Modern Art
Artists: EI ARAKAWA & SHIMON MINAMIKAWA, JOSEF DABERNIG, VERENA DENGLER, ANKE DYES & NIKLAS LICHTI, HARUN FAROCKI, TONIO KRÖNER, ULLA ROSSEK, ASTRID WAGNER, FRANZ WEST, HEIMO ZOBERNIG
Curator: COSIMA RAINER
Exhibition Design: ASTRID WAGNER (more…)

What Ever Happened to Plain Old Apocalypse?

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   What Ever Happened to Plain Old Apocalypse? by Ira Chernus on the Tom Dispatch.com website on February 25, 2014.

Professor talks psychoanalysis and history

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Professor talks psychoanalysis and history by David Kurkovskiy on the Yale Daily News website on February 26, 2014.

In Memorial Jim Hall 1930-2013

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Jim Hall December 4, 1930 – December 10, 2013 website.


Click Here to Read:   In Memorial Jim Hall 1930-2013 in the New York City Jazz Record.

Click to find links to other remembrances:  Jim Hall 1930-2013.

 

The Brain’s Inner Language

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Brain’s Inner Language By James  Gorman in The New York Times on Febuary. 24, 2014.

When neurons in the brain of a live mouse, top, are active, they flash brightly. Dr. Clay Reid, above left, and colleagues at the Allen Institute for Brain Science are working with mice to better understand the human mind. Above center, areas of the mouse cortex related to vision, and connected to other parts involving visual perception. CreditZach Wise for The New York Times

Still Living the Dream – and Explaining

Monday, February 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Still Living the Dream – and Explaining By Matthew Blanchard and Katelyn Zmigrodski on the Teacher’s College Columbia University Website on February 24, 2014.

Psychoanalytic Fair participants, from left: Mary Birarelli,Michael Levy, Marianne Tramelli,Aurelie Athan,Marie Hansen,Naomi Naiztat, Matthew Blanchard and Megha Sardana

Sigmund Freud Dies in England

Monday, February 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   English Translation of article titled Sigmund Freud Dies in England in the  Jewish Daily Forward on  September 24 or 25, 1939.

Click Here to Read: Original Article in Yiddish of Sigmund Freud Dies in England in Jewish Daily Forward on September 24 or 25, 1939.