Archive for November, 2014

Darren Wilson Wasn’t Indicted—the System Was

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Darren Wilson Wasn’t Indicted—the System Was by Michael Daly on the Daily Beast Wesite on November 25, 2014.

Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric?

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric? BY RetroReport in The New York Times on November 23, 2014.

New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities By Alaine Griffin, Josh Kovner in the Hartford Courant on November 21, 2014.

Adam Lanza’s fifth grade picture.

The Nazi Romance With Islam Has Some Lessons for the United States

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Nazi Romance With Islam Has Some Lessons for the United States: Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey By David Mikics on the Tablet on November 24, 2014.

Soldiers of the 13th SS Division with a brochure about “Islam and Judaism,” 1943. (German Federal Archive via )

Approaching Primary Process Thinking with Secondary Processes Blazing by Robert Holt

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Approaching Primary Process Thinking with Secondary Processes Blazing, Review of Primary Process Thinking: Theory, Measurement, and Research By Robert R. Holt Reviewed by Harriette Kaley.

This article originally appeared as: Kaley, Harriette, (2010). PsycCRITIQUES Vol. 55(22): 4 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Click Here to Read:  The Holt Rapaport Letters on this website.

Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture by Josef Joffe

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture by Josef Joffe

Dr. Josef Joffe, Photo by Vera Tammen.
Please Join us when Dr. Josef Joffe delivers the 57th annual Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Center for Jewish History, where he will be introduced by Dr. Henry Kissinger.

In his lecture-The Golden Age of German-Jewry, 1871-1933 Is a Remake Possible?-Dr. Joffe will look back at the accomplishments of German Jews before the Holocaust and compare that period to the post-War Germany in which he grew up as the child (more…)

A psychoanalysis presented by Howard Bliwise, MDA at NYPSI

Monday, November 24th, 2014

THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
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The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute invites you to a clinical series: From the Chair to the Couch
We would like to invite you to the first presentation in our clinical case series designed for those interested in learning more about psychoanalytic training.

Please join us for the first case presentation in our series:
A psychoanalysis presented by Howard Bliwise, MDA
Discussants: Henry Mallard, MD and Sally Clement, PhD, LCSW (more…)

“Stranger by the Lake”

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

by Herbert H. Stein

If it had been originally in English, the title of the film, Stranger By the Lake, could easily be seen as a double entendre. Anyone who has seen the film would agree that it is, indeed, “stranger” by the lake, an all-male gathering place at which nudity, public sexuality and murder are accepted as commonplace. The other aspect of the double entendre is, of course, a reference to the stranger who is met by the lake, a place in which couples pair off, make love and fall in love with relative anonymity.

But that is if it had been originally in English. In fact, this is a French film, and the translators, presumably with the agreement of the film makers, applied that title to a film with the original title, L’Inconnu du Lac. I know from reading Camus in freshman French that The Stranger is L’Etranger in the original French. L’Inconnu translates literally as “the unknown.” Rather than remove the double entendre, this appears to add further layers of suggestion.

Reading Rangell; Reading Analysis in the Second Half of its Centennial

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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“Reading Rangell; Reading Analysis in the Second Half of its Centennial”
Book review by Nathan Szajnberg, MD
“The Rangell Reader,” Edited by Beth I. Kalish and Charles Fisher, IPBooks 2103

Ceci nes pas use pipe,” Magritte’s provocative title for his unsmokable pipe, could be morphed into a title for this book, “Ceci nes pas une Festschrift.  A Festscrift, Ben Bloom, professor of education at the University of Chicago, quipped of his own honor, is a way for former graduate students to increase the value of their degrees before the Professor dies.

Well, this is not this a Festschrift, although it looks like one.

How this book was born, its development, tells us about its nature, how best to grasp it. In 1997, some members of the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Society, facing growing internal tension (more…)

Après-Coup Cartels

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Après-Coup would like to announce the following proposals for the constitution of cartels:

1) Cartel Title: “Bio-politics and Technology: a Psychoanalytic Perspective”.
This cartel will explore Bio-politics and Technology and its implications on subjectivity from the perspective of Psychoanalysis.
This cartel has so far two members: Vakhtang Gomelauri and Scott Von.
This cartel proposal Is open to one or two more members. (more…)

How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies by Margot Sanger-Katz in The New York Times on November 21, 2014.

Yiddish Isn’t Enough

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Yiddish Isn’t Enough: A Yeshiva Graduate Fights for Secular Studies in Hasidic Education By Jennifer Miller in the The New York Times on November 21, 2014.

Naftuli Moster, who grew up in an ultra-Orthodox community, is now seen as an outsider. Credit Bryan Thomas for The New York Times

Mental health illness not a choice

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Mental health illness not a choice The science behind mental health illness shows that the answer lies in the brain and blood by Sebastian Gorlewski in the Queens University Journal on November 21, 2014.

The ‘Rules’ of Psychotherapy

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The ‘Rules’ of Psychotherapy By Robin Weiss in The New York Times on November 22, 2014.

Psychology Sunday: Morris Eagle

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Sigourney Award Recipient Morris N. Eagle on this Webbsite.

Click Here to Read:  Morris Eagle, Ph.D. is the 2009 Recipient of the Sigourney Award on the Carlifornia Lutheran Website on October 12, 2009.

Click Here to Read:  The 2013 Haskell F. Norman Prize for Psychoanalytic Excellence awarded to Dr. Morris Eagle San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute Website.

Click Here To Read:  Attachment and Psychoanalysis:  Theory, Research, and Psychoanalysis by Morris Eagle on Google Books.

Marlon Brando, Kiergegaard, Mark Smaller & James Joyce from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Dear Colleagues:

It is the beginning of the holiday season and possibly we will all have either more time or less time to read, but I hope that you will go to the international psychoanalytic website this week as the posts are all relevant to us as analysts call for comments from you.
My usual list of choices will be followed by the entire list of contents. Enjoy.

My choices this week are:

1) Please read about the compassionate and fascinating announcement about the “Funding Request for Research Proposal: The tragedy of 9/11 women who were pregnant and widowed and their infants”
Click Here to Read This Article (more…)

Social Work Saturday: Mark Smaller

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Mark D. Smaller, Ph.D. on his own website.

Click Here to Read: American Psychoanalytic Association Members Select Mark Smaller as President-Elect on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Mark D. Smaller for President, American Psychoanalytic Association on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Mark Smaller, Project Realize Staff on the Project Realize Staff website.

Behind the Urbane Wit, a Crackling Fervor for His Art Ben Brantley on Mike Nichols

Friday, November 21st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Behind the Urbane Wit, a Crackling Fervor for His Art Ben Brantley on Mike Nichols By Ben Brantley in The New York Times on November. 20, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Mike Nichols, Urbane Director Loved by Crowds and Critics, Dies at 83 By Bruce Weber in The New York Times on November 20, 2014.

Emperor’s Ghost Army

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Emperor’s Ghost Army on the PBS Website Aired: November 12, 2014.

Football players aren’t people

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Football players aren’t people by Bennett Roth.  This article is previously unpublished.