Archive for August, 2014

Difficult Girl: Growing up, with help by Lena Dunham

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Difficult Girl: Growing up, with help by Lena Dunham in The New Yorker on September 1, 2014.

Photograph by Robert Parkharrison, “Edison’S Light” (1998)/Bonni Benrubi Gallery.

Some remarks about my limited experience with psychoanalysis in China by Alexandre Berlinski

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Some remarks about my limited experience with psychoanalysis in China by Alexandre Berlinski on his website.  This paper is also available there in Chinese and French.

The IPA Visiting Scholar Clinical Weekend with CFS and the IPA

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Click Here to Read:  The IPA Visiting Scholar Clinical Weekend: Knowledge as Construction, Knowledge as Experience:Reflections on Psychic Change,  at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC on  November 21-23, 2014

Roman Vishniac Archive Now Available Online

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Roman Vishniac Archive Now Available Online Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe By Stephanie Butnick on the Tablet Website on August 28, 2014.

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Marion, Renate, and Karen Gumprecht photographed with their family in Hamburg. (US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Karen Komar)

 

HBO’s True Detective: Gruesome doings and deep-going pessimism

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: HBO’s True Detective: Gruesome doings and deep-going  pessimism By Christine Schofelt  on the World Socialist Web Site on August 28, 2014.

Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read  Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles By Abby Goodnough in The New York Times on August 28, 2014.

Terri Hall talks about her struggles with depression, and the care she has been receiving since she signed up for health insurance. Video Credit By Abby Goodnough on August 28, 2014.

Jewish Identity: Heine and Freud

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Chapter 15 from: The Faith of Fallen Jews: Josef Hayim Yerushalmi and the Writing of Jewish History edited by David N. Myers, Alexander Kaye.

This chapter originally appeared as Myers, David N. & Kaye Alexander. (2013). Chapter 15: The Purloined Kiddush Cups Reopening The Case on Freud’s Jewish identity in: The Faith of Fallen Jews: Josef Hayim Yerushalmi and the Writing of Jewish History . New York: Brandeis, p. 333-342.

Click Here to Read:  Heinrich Heime;  Flight and Return:  The Fallacy of Being Only a Human Being by Martin Greenberg. (more…)

Scientists switch ‘good’ and ‘bad’ memories in mice

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Scientists switch ‘good’ and ‘bad’ memories in mice By Rachel Feltman in The Washington Post on August 27, 2014.

This cartoon summarizes one of the main findings of the study. (Collective Next and Roger Redondo)

Philosophy Thursday: Giambattista Vico

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Giambattista Vico on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Giambattista Vico on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Imagination and Historical Knowledge in Vico: A Critique of Leon Pompa’s Recent Work by Randall E. Auxier  in Humanitas Volume X, No. 1, 1997. National Humanities Institute. (more…)

Risks from the Unconscious by Donald Marcus

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Review of Taking Risks from the Unconscious: A Psychoanalysis as Experienced from Both Sides of the Couch by Donald Marcus, Reviewed by William Edkins.

Posters for Plagrave Journals

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Posters for Plagrave Journals:  Journal of the American Institute of Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, and subjectivity.

When Boys Become Boys

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Review of: When Boys Become Boys: Development, Relationships, and Masculinity by Judy Y. Chu, Reviewed by Hennie Weiss on the Metapsychology Online Reviews website on August 26th 2014.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Archives on Wilna Poland

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Archives on Wilna Poland Press Release.

The Therapist in Mourning: From the Faraway Nearby

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Therapist in Mourning: From the Faraway Nearby edited by Anne J.Adelman and Kerry L. Malawista Reviewed by Linda Chernus.

The article originally appeared as: Chernus, Linda (2014). Review of The Therapist in Mourning: From the Faraway Nearby, edited by Anne J. Adelman and Kerry L. Malawista. Psychotherapy Vol.51, (3) :464–465 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

France’s Troubled Liberation

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: France’s Troubled Liberation By Alan Riding in The New York Times on August 24, 2014.

Volunteers Tackle Cobwebs and Dust at Vilna Ghetto Library

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Volunteers Tackle Cobwebs and Dust at Vilna Ghetto Library by Geoff Vasil,  photos by Milda Jakulytė-Vasil on the Lietuvos Zydu (Lidvaku) Bendruomeme website.

The Islamic State and the land of lost gods

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Islamic State and the land of lost gods: From the dawn of civilization, the Fertile Crescent has been a cradle to strange an d fascinating sects. Not any more by Tom Holland The Spectator website on August 23, 2014.

Girls top adoption preference among foreign couples

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Girls top adoption preference among foreign couples on the Z News website on August 10, 2014.

Yivo: Fall Season is Now Online!

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Dear Friends,

What an extraordinary season we have planned for you at YIVO. This fall we’re proud to present: the U.S. premiere of Letters to Afar at the Museum of the City of New York; a brand-new Artists and Scholars Series; lectures; panels; theater and puppet performances; an artist and scholar collaboration; programs in Yiddish; an artist-in-residence with Letters’ creator Péter Forgács, and more. Visit here for a complete list of fall offerings.

Want to delve deeper into program content? This season, we’re excited to introduce pre-event study groups (more…)

Mourning the Body as Bedrock: Treating Massive Gender Trauma Psychoanalytically with Avgi Saketopoulou, PsyD at CFS

Tuesday, August 26th, 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

Psychoanalysis has traditionally treated the body as bedrock. Work with transgender patients however unsettles the centrality of the body’s materiality in the constitution of identity and psychic experience. (more…)