Archive for November, 2017

Austen Riggs Center Staff Receive Prestigious Anna Freud Educational Achievement Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

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Austen Riggs Center Staff Receive Prestigious Anna Freud Educational Achievement Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association
Riggs staff recognized for work in the Human Development Strategic Initiative.

Stockbridge, MA – November 30, 2017 – Donna Elmendorf, PhD, Claudia Gold, MD, and Kate Jewson, BS, have been recognized for their work in the Human Development Strategic Initiative, receiving the prestigious Anna Freud Educational Achievement Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association’s (APsaA) Schools Committee. (more…)

Psychoanalysis on Ice

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Update

As registration continues for the second Psychoanalysis on Ice, to be held at Harpa in Reykjavík, Iceland, from 26-29 July 2018, paper submissions are pouring in and more are welcome (note: we are at capacity for panels and will happily consider submissions for individual papers by email). Notices will be sent out in early January before the end of the early-bird registration period.

In addition to an exciting program with a wide-range of speakers and panelists, the conference will include several other events:

Opportunities to speak at local universities and to make public addresses
An Icelandic film program and panel discussion including the filmmaker
A cultural program at an optional dinner where a local expert on the Icelandic sagas will discuss the sagas and their significance (more…)

Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test at the Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test at the Art Institute of Chicago—an introductory comment
Russian Revolutionary art exhibition opened October 29 By Jeff Lusanne and David Walsh On the World Socialist Web Site on October 31, 2017.

Click Here to Read: How the Bolshevik Revolution saved avant-garde art By Paul Mitchell on the World Socialist Web Site on November 30, 2017.

Writers Wednesday: Yevgeny Zamyatin

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  George Orwell Reviews We, the Russian Dystopian Novel That Noam Chomsky Considers “More Perceptive” Than Brave New World & 1984 by Josh Jones on the Open Culture website on June 28th, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Freedom and Happiness (Review of ‘We’ by Yevgeny Zamyatin)  on the Orwell  Prize website.

Click Here to Read: Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We: A dystopian novel for the 21st century by Michael Brendan Dougherty on the Week.com website on March 18, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We: A dystopian novel for the 21st century by Michael Brendan Dougherty on the Week website on March 18, 2014. (more…)

This Artist Made Stunning Illustrations About Modern Society

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  This Artist Made Stunning Illustrations About Modern Society: “I am trying give some social messages through illustrations. Generally, my illustrations call for peace, tolerance, and secularism.” by Javier Moreno on November 27, 2017.

7 Surprises That Climate Change Will Throw Us

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  7 Surprises That Climate Change Will Throw Us Posted by Victor Gomes on the Nautilus website on November 28, 2017.

English: Global climate change 2000-2009 and 1950-1980 Author Victor Korniyenko Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Vera Shlakman, Professor Fired During Red Scare, Dies at 108

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Vera Shlakman, Professor Fired During Red Scare, Dies at 108 By Sam Roberts in The New York Times on November 27, 2017.

Actor Fredric March, his wife Florence Eldridge, and Martin Dies at table during Un-American Activities Committee hearings in Los Angeles, Calif., 1940 Publication:Los Angeles Daily News Publication date:1940 Source:Los Angeles Times photographic archive, UCLA Library. PUblic Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Trauma, Unconsious, Phantasy and Reparation International Conference with IPTAR and CFS

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Trauma, Unconscious Phantasy and Reparation: A Clinical Reflection from FREUD to KLEIN

FEBRUARY 3 & 4, 2018
(5 CE CREDITS FOR SATUDAY AND 4 FOR SUNDAY)

Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:00-9:30am Registration and Coffee
SUSAN N. FINKELSTEIN, MODERATOR
9:30-10:45am “The History of Trauma in Freud: Unconscious Phantasy, Reparation and Klein”
HEINZ WEISS, GERMANY
10:45-11:15am Coffee Break
11:15-12:30pm “The Effects of Emotional Trauma: Working with Difficult Patients”
FRANCO DE MASI, ITALY
12:30-2:00pm Lunch
2:00-3:00pm “Finding Unconscious Phantasy in Trauma and Psychosomatics: a Termination”
PAULA ELLMAN, WASHINGTON, DC
3:00-4:30pm Plenary chaired by Marion M. Oliner – Speakers discuss controversies and similarities of working
with trauma

Sunday, February 4, 2018
10:00am-12:00pm Clinical Workshops in Small Groups
12:00-2:00pm Plenary chaired by Paula Ellman, Carolyn Ellman, and Judith Felton (more…)

From the Chair to the Couch at NYPSI

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute invites you to a clinical series: FROM THE CHAIR TO THE COUCH
2017 – 2018

Interested in learning more about psychoanalysis and how to deepen your clinic practice? Please join us for this year’s three part clinical series.

In the first evening’s presentation on Tuesday, December 14th, NYPSI member Dr. Hilli Dagony-Clark will discuss her analysis of adult case, and Training Analyst Dr. Richard Weiss will act as a discussant. This presentation will focus on defense and transference interpretations and will highlight the mutative agents active in many analyses.

The second presentation will continue to address an adult clinical case. Dr. Navah Kaplan will present an analytic case, followed by a discussion with Drs. Wendy Olesker and John Crow. (more…)

The Round Robin Volume XXXII, No. 1 Spring 2017.

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

 
Click Here to Read:
  The Round Robin: Clinical Psychoanalysis • Division of Psychoanalysis (39), APA Newsletter of Section I Volume XXXII, No. 1 Spring 2017.

Leo Hurwitz Filmography Tuesday: The Museum and the Fury 1956

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Museum and the Fury 1956 Remembering The Dangers Of Fascism by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on November 29, 2017

Shrink

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Click Here to View: Shrink. Shrink is a short-form series created by Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks in which smart, charismatic people who have been in therapy for years tell us everything they’ve learned — all in under two minutes. The first season features Sarah Silverman, Susan Orlean, Lena Dunham, Gary Shteyngart, Kimberly Peirce and Natasha Lyonne, with original music by Tanlines on the Spielberg’s website.

Why a China-US alliance will help save world from war, terror and social ills

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Why a China-US alliance will help save world from war, terror and social ills: a psychiatrist’s prescription for global harmony: Jack Westman argues a psychiatric case for building on the cultural overlap between China and the US to divert the world from its path of self-destruction, which has roots in the impact of past conflicts on children’s mental health by Ng Weng Hoong November 28, 2017.

US Gov. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

An Art Nouveau Interpretation of the Minoan World

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   An Art Nouveau Interpretation of the Minoan World: Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World revisits the archaeology of Knossos through a contemporary video installation by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on November 26, 2017.

Photo prise par Harrieta171.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Depression as an Obstacle to Change with Barbara Spiridon Open House at MITPP

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
160 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 · (212) 496-2858 mitppnyc@aol.com · www.MITPP.org · on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON & CLINICAL PRESENTATION FOR THOSE CONSIDERING POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:00 PM –2:30 PM
DEPRESSION AS AN OBSTACLE TO CHANGE: TREATING A WOMAN SUFFERING FROM LIFELONG MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER

A 62-year-old professional woman was referred by Columbia Presbyterian for treatment for depression after she had spent eight weeks there in a double-blind study. At the time treatment began, she could barely function, overwhelmed by depression, anxiety and despair. She struggled with feelings of recurring debilitating depression, with feelings of worthlessness and crippling envy, and with impulsive rage. Highly sensitive to separation and loss, she had an incapacitating fear of abandonment. Through clinical material we will explore the ways in which her depressive affects affected the treatment and the transference/countertransference matrix. (more…)

Movies Monday: The Bicycle Thief

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Bicycle Thief reviewed by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert website on  March 19, 1999.

Click Here to Read: The Bicycle Thief (1948) on the TCM website.

Click Here to Read: Bicycle Thieves by Peter Bradshaw on the Guardian website on December 18, 2008.

Click Here to Read:  Vittorio De Sica’s ‘The Bicycle Thief,’ a Drama of Post-War Rome, Arrives at World By Bosley Crowther in The New York Times on December 13, 1949.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Bicycle Thief’ More than 60 years later, the Italian film hasn’t lost its dramatic pull by Kenneth Turan in the Los Angeles Times on January 08, 2010.

Click Here to Read: The Bicycle Thief: Made with a cast of principals who were picked up in Rome’s streets and had never before faced a camera, and with a story [from a novel by Luigi Bartolini] incredible in its simplicity as a basis for a 90-minute film, the picture is a pure (more…)

The Unexamined Brutality of the Male Libido

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   By Stephen Marche in The New York Times on November 25, 2017.

David Shankbone. Public Domain via Wikipedia commons.

Climate Change Denial or Indifference Are ‘Perverse Attitudes’-Pope

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Climate Change Denial or Indifference Are ‘Perverse Attitudes’-Pope By Reuters in The New York Times on November 16, 2017.

: The Iconoclastic Kinship of Kiefer and Rodin

Monday, November 27th, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click Here to Read:  The Iconoclastic Kinship of Kiefer and Rodin: In the new exhibition Kiefer Rodin, Anselm Kiefer draws a straight line between himself and the grand old man of French sculpture by Thomas Micchelli on the HyperAllergic website on November 24,2017.
Monumenta @ Le Grand Palai: Monumenta 2007 – Anselm Kiefer exhibition at the Grand Palais, Paris. France Robin Berjon from Paris, France. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Le Penseur at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor by Yair Haklai. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Gutting net neutrality is a death knell for the resistance

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Gutting net neutrality is a death knell for the resistance by Sarah Kendzior on the Globe and Mail website on November 26, 2017,

Camilo Sanchez, released to Public Domain