Archive for December, 2014

H.D.’s Resistance to Freud in “Writing on the Wall”

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: H.D.’s Resistance to Freud in “Writing on the Wall” by Joanne Spiro.

This paper originally appeared as: Spiro, J. (2001). Weighed in the Balance: H.D.’s Resistance to Freud in “Writing on the Wall”. Am. Imago, 58:597-621. and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

YIVO Cornerstone Laying Foundation

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  YIVO Cornerstone Laying Foundation on YouTube.

From the YIVO Archives — One Thousand Children: The Untold Story of the American Kindertransport

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: From the YIVO Archives — One Thousand Children: The Untold Story of the American Kindertransport on YouTube.

The Imitation Game: “Am I a machine? Am I a war hero? Am I a criminal?”

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Imitation Game: “Am I a machine? Am I a war hero? Am I a criminal?” By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on December 31, 2014.

The Imitation Game

Troeltsch in Context

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Troeltsch in Context by Constance L. Benson.

This Article originally appeared as Bemson, Constance L. (2002). Troeltsch in Context.  British Journal  of the History of Philosophy 10(4): 653-664 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Note from Brian D’Agustino: Anti-Semitism in American academia has a long history.  Constance L. Benson is a religion scholar who exposed anti-Semitic skeletons in the closet of (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Hilda Doolittle

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  H.D. on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: H. D. 1886–1961 on the Poetry Foundation website.

Click Here to Read: H. D. and Freud, the Poet and the Professor Nancy Kuhl on the Psyche & Muse: Creative Entanglements with the Science of the Soul website.

Click Here to Read:  Hilda Doolittle and Creativity: Freud’s Gift by Arlene Kramer Richards on this website.

A Jewish Ghetto Worth Saving

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A Jewish Ghetto Worth Saving: The ghetto that trapped Venice’s Jews is getting a renovation after 500 years By Livia Albeck-Ripka on The Tablet Website on December 30, 2014.

Kids in Need Get Welcome Therapy From Furry Friends

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Click Here to View: Kids in Need Get Welcome Therapy From Furry Friends on the NBC News Website on December 39, 2014.

Under the mirror of the sleeping water: Poussin’s Narcissus

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Under the mirror of the sleeping water: Poussin’s Narcissus by Adele Tutter on YouTube.

Best films of 2014

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Best films of 2014 By David Walsh and Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on December 30, 2014.

Mr. Turner

Leica Freedom Train

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Leica Freedom Train by George Gilbert on the V! Zonezero.com website.

Einstein and Stupidity

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click here to Read:  Einstein and Stupidity by Dr. Jeff Rubin on his Dr. Jeffrey Rubin blog on December 29, 2014.

Einstein as a young man

Black Psychoanalysts Speak

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View:  Black Psychoanalysts Speak by Basia Winograd
An Interview with: C. Jama Adams, Ph.D. , Janice O. Bennett, Ph.D. , Anton H. Hart, Ph.D. , Dorothy Evans Holmes, Ph.D. , Annie Lee Jones, Ph.D. , Dolores O. Morris, Ph.D., ABPP , Michael Moskowitz, Ph.D. , Craig K. Polite, Ph.D. , Richard Reichbart, Ph.D. , Cheryl Thompson, Ph.D. , Kirkland Vaughans, Ph.D. , Cleonie White, Ph.D. and Kathleen Pogue White, Ph.D.

Real Jews are scarce in Warsaw, but ‘lucky Jew’ figurines are everywhere

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Real Jews are scarce in Warsaw, but ‘lucky Jew’ figurines are everywhere: Poles can’t get enough of the statuettes — little musicians, rabbis, merchants and bankers, with crooked noses and forked beards; some scholars fear they’re reinforcing the most dangerous of stereotypes BY Ilan Ben Zion in the Times of Israel on December 29, 2014.

Measuring the magnitude of the world’s anti-Semitism

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: ‘The Devil That Never Dies: Global Antisemitism’ by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Reviewed by David Nirenberg in the Washington Post on November 10, 2013.

Nature Has A Formula That Tells Us When It’s Time To Die

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Nature Has A Formula That Tells Us When It’s Time To Die by Robert Krulwich on the NPR website on January 22, 2013.

Sholem Aleichem and then some

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Sholem Aleichem and then some, Review of The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem by Jeffrey Dauber, Reviewed By Sheila Orysiek on the San Diego Jewish World Website on December 28, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Notes on Bel Kaufman and Sholom Aleichem by Merle Molofsky on this Website.

Click Here to Read: The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem on this website. (more…)

75 Years In The Making: Harvard Just Released Its Epic Study On What Men Need To Live A Happy Life

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Click Here to Read:HarvardHappiness  75 Years In The Making: Harvard Just Released Its Epic Study On What Men Need To Live A Happy Life on the Feelguide website on April 29, 2013.

The latest blockbuster from CIA Pictures: The Interview

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The latest blockbuster from CIA Pictures: The Interview By Andre Damon and David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on December 29, 2014.

The Interview

Movie Monday: Metropolis

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Metropolis (1927 film) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Fritz Lang’s Metropolis Official Website.

Click Here to Read:  Metropolis on Rotten Tomatoes.

Click Here to Read: Metropolis (An Analysis) by Stefan Borbély, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania on the Center for Imagination Website.

Click Here to Read: Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear edited by Michael Minden, Holger Bachmann on the Google Books Website. (more…)