Archive for February, 2016

When WQXR Hosted Harper Lee

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Harper_Lee

Click Here to Listen To: When WQXR Hosted Harper Lee in The Whole Note Newsletter of WQXR on February 24, 2016.

Harper Lee, New Yorker. (Public domain./Wikipedia Commons)

Philosophy Thursday: Benedetto Croce

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Benedetto Croce on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Croce’s Aesthetics on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Croce in America: Influence, Misunderstanding, and Neglect by David D. Roberts From HUMANITAS, Volume VIII, No. 2, 1995 © National Humanities Institute.

Click Here to Read:  Benedetto Croce by Eugenio Montale in PN Review 6, Volume 5 Number 2, January – March 1979. (more…)

This Day in Jewish History 1941

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  This Day in Jewish History 1941: The Dutch Strike Against Nazi Abuses of Jews: Following the roundup of Jews, Amsterdam’s tram drivers went on strike – and were followed by the rest of the populace by David B. Green on the Ha’Aretz website on Februar 25, 2016.

A German motorcycle rider talking with a Dutch peasant woman, at an unknown location in Holland, May 24, 1940.AP

Cancer: A Time for Skeptics

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Cancer: A Time for Skeptics by Jerome Groopman, Review of The Death of Cancer by Vincent T. DeVita Jr. and Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn in The New York Review of Books in the March 10, 2016 Issue.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia/Robert Pope Foundation. Robert Pope: Radiation, 1989

Writer’s Wednesday: Emile Zola and the Dreyfus Affair

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Émile Zola on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1898: Emile Zola Is Convicted of Libel for Defending Dreyfus No friend of Jews, Emile Zola was shocked into examining anti-Semitism by the farce of Dreyfus’ conviction, but would die before seeing the Jewish officer exonerated by David B. Green on the Ha’aretz website on February 23, 2016. (more…)

Slavery in Recent American Films: 12 Years a Slave

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Slavery in Recent American Films: 12 Years a Slave by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post website on February 22, 2016.

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For Mark Willenbring, Substance Abuse Treatment Begins With Research

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  For Mark Willenbring, Substance Abuse Treatment Begins With Research by Gabrielle Galser in The New York Times on February 22, 2016.

Dr. Mark Willenbring at his Alltyr outpatient clinic for substance abuse in St. Paul.
DAVID BOWMAN FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

STEVE JOBS: What Happens To A Baby When No One Says Hello?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: STEVE JOBS: What Happens To A Baby When No One Says Hello? By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Image from Showfilm.first.com website.

 

Psychoanalytic Inquiry Issue #35:8

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

The Editors of Psychoanalytic Inquiry, Joe Lichtenberg and Mel Bornstein, would like to announce issue 35:8: Category/Gender.  Issue Editor:  Susan McNamara

Prologue:  Category/Gender: Languages of Gender and Desire
Susan McNamara

The Machine-Phallus: Psychoanalyzing the Geopolitical Economy of Masculinity and Race
Heidi J. Nast

The Body One Is: The Best Form of Containment or The Crying Game Redux
Aisha Abassi & Susan McNamara (more…)

‘The Secret Garden,’ a Concert Revival in Which Sadness Morphs Into Joy

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Review: ‘The Secret Garden,’ a Concert Revival in Which Sadness Morphs Into Joy By Stephen Holden in The New York Times on February 22, 2016

Daisy Eagan as Martha, the chambermaid, and Sydney Lucas as Mary in “The Secret Garden.” Credit Michelle V. Agins/The New York Time

Notes From Psychiatry’s Battle Lines

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Notes From Psychiatry’s Battle LinesBy George Makari in The New York Times on February 23, 2016

2015-2016 SEMINAR SERIES at Apres Coup

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

2015-2016 SEMINAR SERIES

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Presentations on Sexuality and the Social Link

March 2, 2016 Mark Stafford, One Love: Trans-Science and Master Discourse
April 13, 2016 Ona Nierenberg, Driven Out: On the Expulsion of Lay Analysis and Gay Analysts in the U.S.
May 11, 2016 Scott Von, The Art of the Symptom and the Future of Analysis

Returning to Freud’s and Lacan’s studies on the notion of the subject and its relation to the collective, this series will explore contemporary questions about sexuality and social bonding and the place of psychoanalysis vis-à-vis other forms of institutions and discourses. (more…)

Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children’s genes

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children’s genes: New finding is first example in humans of the theory of epigenetic inheritance: the idea that environmental factors can affect the genes of your children by Helen Thomson on the Guardian website on Augst 21, 2015.

The team’s work is the clearest sign yet that life experience can affect the genes of subsequent generations. Photograph: Mopic/Alamy

The Mind in Conflict with Ian Buckingham at NYPSI

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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

THE MIND IN CONFLICT Ian Buckingham, M.D.
Wednesdays, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, March 2 – April 20, 2016 8 classes, Fee: $160
Register & Info HERE or visit nypsi.org and go to Continuing Education & Research
12 CME credits/ CE credits offered

A contemporary focus on the functioning of the mind from the perspective of Modern Conflict Theory, with emphasis on Brenner’s revisions of traditional structural theory and a new appreciation of the ideas of evolutionary biology for understanding the functioning of the mind. (more…)

Movies Monday: Man with a Movie Camera

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Man with a Movie Camera on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: “The Man with a Movie Camera” (silent – 1929) on YouTube.

Click Here to Read:  Review of Man with a Movie Camera, reviewed by Roger Ebert on the Roger Ebert.com website.

Click Here to Read: Film Analysis: Man with a Movie Camera on cffilmanalysis website on January 24, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Man With a Movie Camera review – pure cinema, still unparalleled by Man With a Movie Camera by Jonathan Romney on the Guardian website on August 2, 2015. (more…)

Reading Lacan’s Variations on the Standard Treatment with Jamieson Webster at IPTAR

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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Jamieson Webster Ph. D.

Jamieson Webster is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York where she works with children, adolescents, and adults. A graduate of IPTAR, she teaches at Eugene Lang College, as well as, supervising (more…)

In Jerusalem’s Shuk, when the shutters close something amazing happens…

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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Click Here to View: In Jerusalem’s Shuk, when the shutters close something amazing happens… on the Israeli Video Network.

Interview with Robert Barsky, author of Zellig Harris: From American Linguistics to Socialist Zionism

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Zellig Harris From American Linguistics to Socialist Zionism

Click Here to Read:  Interview with Robert Barsky, author of Zellig Harris: From American Linguistics to Socialist Zionism on the New Books Network Website on March 7, 2012.

Donald Trump has a secret shame: Every playground bully has a toxic fuel

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Donald Trump has a secret shame: Every playground bully has a toxic fuel:Playground thugs play to the crowd but they’re always afraid of something, an expert tells us. Like being a loser by Ann Votaw on the Salon website on February 20, 2016.

Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

Click Here to Read and View:  Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue by Oliver  Laughland on the Guardian Website on February 17, 2016. (more…)

Psychology Sunday: Eugene Aserinsky

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Eugene Aserinsky on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Stubborn Scientist Who Unraveled A Mystery of the Night. Fifty years ago, Eugene Aserinksy discovered rapid eye movement and changed the way we think about sleep and dreaming By Chip Brown in the Smithsonian Magazine in the October 2003 Issue. (more…)