Archive for April, 2014

Autism Podcast Series

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

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The Autism podcast series (hosted by Dr Laura Crane) aims to showcase the latest research published in Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice in a way that is accessible, easy to understand and has real world relevance. The podcasts are aimed at a broad audience, including academics, researchers, students, clinicians, journalists, policy makers, individuals with autism and their families, and anyone interested in autism spectrum disorders.

All articles related to podcasts are freely available to download.

Autism Matters Podcast Number 13: Paul Shattuck and Anne Roux discuss issues surrounding employment support and the barriers that people with autism face when looking for or attempting to retain a job. (more…)

Informal Gathering at WCSPP

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence In Psychoanalytic Scholarship and Service

Are you interested in Post-Graduate training in: Psychoanalysis, Adult Psychotherapy, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Supervision
Please join us on Friday, May 9, 2014 7:00 p.m.
For an informal wine and cheese gathering to discuss training opportunities with current candidates and recent graduates. (more…)

Thinking Queer Knowledge With and Without Foucault with Massimo Prearo at Après-Coup

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THINKING QUEER KNOWLEDGE WITH AND WITHOUT FOUCAULT, Visiting Speaker
MASSIMO PREARO

 Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality (1976) is a paradigm for  academicians in gay and lesbian studies,  gender studies, and queer theory. Yet it and the academic knowledge it has spawned have ignored or  (more…)

The Question of Psychoanalytic Technique with Alain Vanier at Après-Coup

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, May 2, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THE QUESTION OF PSYCHOANALYTIC TECHNIQUE, Foundations of Psychoanalysis with ALAIN VANIER

Given Freud’s insistence on psychoanalytic technique, how are we to understand Lacan’s rejection of that term, and the various alternatives he suggests for it: ethics, savoir-faire, etc.? (more…)

SAVOIR-FAIRE AND TECHNIQUE IN PSYCHOANALYSIS WITH CHILDREN WITH CATHERINE MATHELIN VANIER at Après-Coup

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Saturday, May 3, 2014
10:30am – 2:00pm

SAVOIR-FAIRE AND TECHNIQUE IN PSYCHOANALYSIS WITH CHILDREN, Workshop on Child Analysis
CATHERINE MATHELIN VANIER

If, as Maud Mannoni said, “psychoanalysis with children is  psychoanalysis,” it nonetheless calls for distinct tools: toys and drawings, no couch, and parents at least partially present in sessions. Given this different savoir-faire, should Lacanian child analysts still speak of “technique,” though Lacan abandoned the term? (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: David Hume

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  David Hume on Wikipedia.

Click Here To Read:  David Hume on The Stanford  Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  David Hume Philosophy / Metaphysics of David Hume (1711 – 76)  Explaining philosopher David Hume’s Problem of Causation,Necessary Connection and Skepticism with the Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) by Geoff Haselhurst on the Space and Motion.com website.  (more…)

Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014 at YIVO

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014
THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 | 7pm

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Join Josef Zissels, leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community, and scholar David Fishman, to discuss Ukraine’s new political reality, the recent incident in Donetsk, and what Jews and minorities can expect in the new Ukraine. Read more…

Read YIVO’s interview with David Fishman about Josef Zissels and events in Ukraine. (more…)

Lying to Your Kids

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Lying to Your Kids by Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D. on the Huffington Post website on April 23, 2014.

The International Psychohistorical Association

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The International Psychohistorical Association website.

America’s Recidivism Nightmare

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  America’s Recidivism Nightmare: A new government study shows a disturbing trend for the prison population by Caitlin Dickson on the Daily Beast website on April 22, 2014.

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Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in Emotion

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in  Emotion on the MedicalPress.com website on April 22, 2014.

Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

EarthdayGarbageClick Here to Read:  Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event by John Roach in National Geographic on April 21, 2014.

Aflac employees pick through garbage bags in search of recyclable plastic, aluminum, and cardboard for Earth Day 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY AFLAC VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

“Your Inner Fish” … An engaging look at our vertebrate ancestry

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   “Your Inner Fish” … An engaging look at our vertebrate ancestry By Walter Gilberti on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22, 2014.

Peter Holland, left, and Neil Shubin hunt off the Florida coast for amphioxus, a wormlike creature used to study the origins of basic human features. [PBS Television]

French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine” By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22,  2014.

Listening to the Unconscious: Analysts at Work Open House at AIP

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSISA OF THE KAREN HORNEY PSYCHOANALYTIC CENTER
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com
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We invite you to meet our Faculty and Students at our
OPEN HOUSE
Listening to the Unconscious: Analysts at Work
Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

How can we discern a patient’s unconscious conflicts?
What are the different ways we can listen to the material in a session?

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Brain Control in a Flash of Light

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

BrainControlMouseClick Here to Read:  Brain Control in a Flash of Light By James  Gorman in The New York Times on April 21, 2014.

A fiber optic system developed by Karl Deisseroth that can trigger activity within the brain of a free-moving mouse. INBAL GOSHEN AND KARL DEISSEROTH

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 BOSTON CONGRESS

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 BOSTON CONGRESS

49th IPA CONGRESS: 23rd IPSO CONFERENCE
22-25 July 2015, Boston Seaport & World Trade Center, MA, USA
Changing World: the shape and use of psychoanalytic tools today

Dear colleagues,
We are happy to announce that proposals for the following activitIes are now invited for the 2015 Boston Congress:
• Individual Papers
• Panel Presentations
• Small Discussion Groups (more…)

Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957 on YouTube.

Healing after Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence with Phyllis Cohen, K. Mark Sossin and Richard Ruth at Pace University

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

PACE UNIVERSITY    DYSON COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Psychology invites you to a:   Conversation Pertaining to Therapeutic Implications  of Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence

 Come welcome the book and honor the contributors to Healing after Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence: Therapeutic Interventions and Theoretical Considerations Edited by Phyllis Cohen, K. Mark Sossin and Richard Ruth

When:  Sunday, May 4th, 2014. 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: Pace University
Bianco Room, 3 Spruce Street, New York City (more…)

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Cancer Patients with Norman Straker at NYPSI

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Extension Program
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY of CANCER PATIENTS
Norman Straker, M.D., Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:40 pm (more…)