Archive for January, 2017

‘The world’s doors were closed’: Jared Kushner’s grandma on refugee life

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read: ‘The world’s doors were closed’: Jared Kushner’s grandma on refugee life: Grandmother of Trump’s son-in-law gave interview criticising America’s refusal to accept Jews fleeing Holocaust Peter Beaumont on the Guardian website on January 31, 2017.

Jared Kushner (right) with Donald Trump. Kushner’s grandmother was one of the only members of her family to survive the second world war. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty

Paul Ornstein, Psychoanalyst and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 92

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Paul Ornstein, Psychoanalyst and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 92 By Sam ROobert in The New York Times on January 31, 2017.

Poland puts Auschwitz staff database online

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Poland puts Auschwitz staff database online on the Au News Website on January 31, 2017.

 

IPN head Jarosław Szarek (left) with Piotr Cywiński of the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum at the launch of the database in Kraków. Photograph: Jacek Bednarczyk/EPA

A Book and Exhibition Reveal Josef Albers’s Rarely Seen Photocollages:

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Book and Exhibition Reveal Josef Albers’s Rarely Seen Photocollages: In his only lecture on photography, Albers warned students against approaching photography carelessly, and the collages he made of his own photos show how he put that mantra into practice. Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on January 18, 2017.

Josef Albers, “Bullfight, San Sebastian” (1929), the Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired through the generosity of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, and Jon L. Stryker (all images © 2016 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society, New York)

Hannah Arendt: From an Interview

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Hannah Arendt: From an Interview: Hannah Arendt made the comments that follow in 1974 during an interview with the French writer Roger Errera in The New York Review of Books in the October 26, 1978 Issue.

Sick But Not Sick

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Sick But Not Sick: Review of Is It All in Your Head? True Stories of Imaginary Illness by Suzanne O’Sullivan Reviewed by Jerome Groopman in The New York Review of Books on February 9, 2017 Issue.

The neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot holding the arm of a female patient suffering from locomotor ataxia, Hôpital Salpêtrière, Paris, circa 1885

The Ahmed Fayek blog

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalytic Notes on the Ahmed Fayek blog.

Martin Scorsese’s Silence and Ben Affleck’s Live by Night: Punishment and crime

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Martin Scorsese’s Silence and Ben Affleck’s Live by Night: Punishment and crime
By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist website on January 20, 2017.

Silence

Movies Monday: Off The Rails

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Off The Rails Trailer on the Off The Rails Movie website.

Click Here to Read: Review of Off The Rails by Scott Jordan Harris on the RogerEbert.com website

Click Here to Read: Film Review: ‘Off the Rails’ by Dennis Harvey on the Variety Website on November 11, 2016.

Click Here to Read: ‘Off the Rails’: Film Review by John DeFore in The Hollywood Reporter website on May 31, 2016; (more…)

Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Psychologists in C.I.A. Torture Case

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Psychologists in C.I.A. Torture Case By Sheri Fink in The New York Times on January 27, 2017.

Suleiman Abdullah Salim, a Tanzanian man and a former detainee held by the C.I.A., is a plaintiff in a lawsuit focusing on C.I.A. interrogations.CreditBryan Denton for The New York Times

Women Artists: Their Bodies, Their Selves with Janice Lieberman and Danielle Knafo at IPTAR

Monday, January 30th, 2017

IPTAR’s Arts and Society Committee invites you to: WOMEN ARTISTS: THEIR BODIES, THEIR SELVES, February 12, 2017, 4:00-7:00, Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, 1651 Third Avenue, Suite 205

Dr. Janice Lieberman will present the works of a number of women artists who have worked to fight victimization and to use their own aggression in creative and constructive ways. Among those who have depicted violence against women or themselves are Artemisia Gentileschi, Frida Kahlo, Nan Goldin, Kiki Smith, Kara Walker and others. The tendency over the centuries to mask such violence in myth and beauty has evolved into the making of more realistic and raw depictions.

Dr. Danielle Knafo will examine the lives and works of ten pioneering female artists over the last century whose self-representational art challenged the cultural presuppositions and gender stereotypes of their time, while opening up (more…)

Trump Sold America a Miracle Cure

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump Sold America a Miracle Cure:  But when miracle cures fail, the patients don’t blame the salesman By Alan Levinovitz on the Slate Website on January 23, 2017.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by iStock and Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images.

Psychology Sunday: Robert A. Rescorla

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Robert A. Rescorla on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Robert Rescorla and the Expectancy Theory by Ryan Havdala on Prezi on 14 November 2013

Click Here to View:  Rescorla-Wagner Model on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: The Rescorla-Wagner Model of Classical Conditioning on the ipfw.edu website. (more…)

Society Saturday: The Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies website.

Click Here to Read: Other Posts on Society Saturday on this website.

Life and Death, Side by Side: How does it feel to live next to a concentration camp?

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Life and Death, Side by Side: How does it feel to live next to a concentration camp? I visited the Polish village next to Majdanek—where my great-grandfather was murdered, and my grandparents were imprisoned—to find out By Noah Lederman on the Tablet Website on January 27, 2017.

Click Here to Read: The Holocaust for Communists: The East German-Bulgarian Holocaust movie ‘Sterne,’ screening this weekend at the New York Jewish Film Festival, is one of a group of visceral films made in Communist countries by or with people who survived the war By J. Hoberman on the Tablet website on January 18, 2017. (more…)

The Forgotten Holocaust: The Films of Boris Maftsir

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Forgotten Holocaust: The Films of Boris Maftsir: An Israeli filmmaker works to revive the neglected, terrible history of Shoah victims in the Soviet Union By Izabella Tabarovsky on the Tablet Website on January 27, 2016.

Reality is Real – It’s Not All Fantasy with Martin Silverman a NYPSI

Friday, January 27th, 2017

The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
invites you to attend our 1018th Scientific Program Meeting:
image of a young woman pushes the curtain looks on a sunny day and field of grass

Reality is Real – It’s Not All Fantasy, Presenter: Martin Silverman, MD, Discussant: Anna Balas, MD

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 8 pm, The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Street, NYC (btwn 2nd and 3rd Aves)

Sigmund Freud could not believe what patients told him about sexual and other forms of abuse by family members. This, together with his observations about psychosexual development, led him to over-emphasize the role of fantasy (more…)

Holocaust Remembrance Day January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day: What could be enough? by Ron Grossman in the Chicago Tribune on May 4, 3016.

Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day, anti-Semitism Remains a Scourge by by Michael M. Rosen in The National Review on May 4, 2016. (more…)

Trump signs executive order defunding International Planned Parenthood

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Planned Parenthood website.

Click Here to Donate to:  Planned Parenthood.

Click Here to Read: Trump May Give Women More Reason To March By Seeking to Defund Planned Parenthood by Charles Tiefer on the Forbes Website on January 25, 2017. (more…)

Winnicott’s banquet of 1966

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Winnicott’s banquet of 1966 by Brett Kahr on the Oxford University Press blog on January 26, 2017.