Archive for June, 2014

Travelling 36,000 years underground in France’s Chauvet cave

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read :  Travelling 36,000 years underground in France’s Chauvet cave  By Philomene Bouillon on the Yahoo News Website on June 22, 2014.

The Little Stamp That Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Listen To:  The Little Stamp That Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World on the BBC Radio 4 website on  June 23, 2015.

Methodist pastor who officiated son’s same-sex wedding is reinstated

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View: Methodist pastor who officiated son’s same-sex wedding is reinstated By Rande Iaboni on the CNN website with Video on June 25, 2014.

The Neanderthal Inside Us

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  The Neanderthal Inside Us, Video with Svante Paabo Swedish biologist who studies evolutionary genetics By Erik Olsen  on The New York Times Website.

The Ninety-Minute Anxiety Dream

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Ninety-Minute Anxiety Dream by Simon Critchley on The New York Review of Books  Blog on June  25, 2014.

Matthias Hangst/Getty Images. England’s Wayne Rooney during England’s World Cup match against Uruguay, June 19, 2014).

Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame? by Bill McKibben in The New York Review of Books in the July 10 Issue.  

John Weller/Rizzoli 2013. An Adélie penguin on an iceberg in the Ross Sea; photograph by John Weller from his book The Last Ocean: Antarctica’s Ross Sea Project, Saving the Most Pristine Ecosystem on Earth. It includes a foreword by Carl Safina and is published by Rizzoli.

This Is What 500 Years of Female Portraits in Under 3 Minutes Looks Like

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  This Is What 500 Years of Female Portraits in Under 3 Minutes Looks Like [VIDEO] on the Goodnet website on  May 6, 2014.

Seeing Sons’ Violent Potential, but Finding Little Help or Hope

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

SonViolenceClick Here to Read:  Seeing Sons’ Violent Potential, but Finding Little Help or Hope by Benedict Carey in The New York Times on June 21, 2014.

Robert and Lena Serpico with their sons. A day after this photo was taken, their older son left for a therapeutic school in Montana. Credit Taylor Glascock for The New York Times

Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Cool at 13, Adrift at 23 By Jan Hoffman in The New York Times on June 23, 2014.

Prolific composer and master jazz pianist Horace Silver dies at 85

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Prolific composer and master jazz pianist Horace Silver dies at 85 By John Andrews on the World Socialist Web Site on June 24, 2014.

Meetings of the AIP 2014-2015

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Meetings of the American Institute for Psychoanalysis  2014 – 15
 Thursday, October 30, 2014             8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Topic: TBA
Presenters: Spyros Orfanos, PhD & Sophia Richman, PhD

Thursday, December 4, 2014            8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Topic: TBA
Presenter: Sheldon Itzkowitz, PhD (more…)

Analytic Listening and Concepts at CFS

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of
The Contemporary Freudian Society
Foundations of Psychoanalytic Practice

We are pleased to offer a course on Analytic Listening and Concepts beginning on September 8, 2014. (more…)

This Week in Yedies: News from YIVO

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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YIVO Participates in JudaicaLink Encyclopedia Project

The first release of The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe in Linked Open Data (LOD) format is now available at http://data.judaicalink.org/data/yivo/YIVO. The goal of the project is to enrich online reference works and digital humanities in Jewish studies by creating a framework for new links (more…)

Fifty years since the murder of the Mississippi civil rights workers

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Fifty years since the murder of the Mississippi civil rights workers By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on June 23, 2014.

Murder victims Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner

Entre Nos (Between US) and Red Father: Aspects of US life and history

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Entre Nos (Between US) and Red Father: Aspects of US life and history By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on June 23, 2014.

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The Mystery of the Origins of Yiddish Will Never Be Solved

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Mystery of the Origins of Yiddish Will Never Be Solved How an academic field—marked by petty fighting, misguided ideological debates, and personal proximity to tragedy—doomed itself By Batya Ungar-Sargon on the June 23, 2014.

Sigmund Freud Tried Thwarting Biographers. That Didn’t Stop Adam Phillips

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud Tried Thwarting Biographers. That Didn’t Stop Adam Phillips.
The esteemed author talks about all the reasons the founder of psychoanalysis would have objected to a new examination of his life By Yale University Press  on the Tablet Website on  June 16, 2014.

Click Here to Read: On the Couch: Adam Phillips and Daphne Merkin on Freud on this Website. (more…)

Mourning the Body as Bedrock with Avgi Saketopoulou at CFS

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

27 RUE DE FLEURUS, A SALON MEETING OF THE CONTEMPORARY FREUDIAN SOCIETY

“Mourning the Body as Bedrock: Treating Massive Gender Trauma Psychoanalytically”

Avgi Saketopoulou, PsyD

Thursday, October 2, 2014
8:00 to 9:45pm
The Culture Center
410 Columbus Ave (bet. 79 & 80th St), NYC (more…)

Less incarceration could lead to less crime

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Less incarceration could lead to less crime By Ken Cuccinelli and and Deborah Daniels in The Washington Post on June 19, 2014.

5 Links Between Higher Education and the Prison Industry

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: 5 Links Between Higher Education and the Prison Industry By Hannah K. Gold in Rolling Steon Magazine on June 18, 2014.