Archive for January, 2018

Ron Britton on Karl Abraham

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Click Here to View:  Ron Britton on Karl Abraham on Vimeo Presented by the Melanie Klein Trust.

The Psychoanalytic Tradition in American Psychiatry: The Basics

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Click Here to Read: The Psychoanalytic Tradition in American Psychiatry: The Basics by Mark L. Ruffalo, LCSW on The Psychiatry Times website on January 24, 2018.

Stethescope by Alex Proimos.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Of Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) and Sigmund Freud (1856-1939):Overlapping Hukvaldy/Příbor Reveries

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Click Here to Read: Of Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) and Sigmund Freud (1856-1939):Overlapping Hukvaldy/Příbor Reveries by Lawrence M. Ginsburg.

Meet the Author: Louis Rose at NYPSI

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

The Friends of the Brill Library invite you to Meet the Author: Louis Rose

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, The Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd Street | New York City, General Admission: $15, All proceeds support the A.A. Brill Library
Register HERE, visit nypsi.org or call 212.879.6900

The Friends of the Brill Library invite you to an evening with Louis Rose, author of Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature (Yale University Press, October 2016), as he presents a vivid portrait of two remarkable twentieth-century thinkers and their landmark collaboration on the use and abuse of caricature and propaganda in the modern world.

“In this book, Louis Rose traces the path of two great Viennese intellectuals, Ernst Kris and E.H. Gombrich-one a psychoanalyst who emigrated to New York and the other an art historian exiled in London-who together elaborated how caricature emerged as an art form (more…)

Isaac Babel: Anthropologist of the Human Soul and of Human Cruelty

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Isaac Babel: Anthropologist of the Human Soul and of Human Cruelty on the Mosaic website on January 23, 2018.

Click Here to Read:  The Horror, the Horror Gary Saul Morson in the New York Review of Books in the February 8, 2018 Issue.

Isaac Babel.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Leo Hurwitz Filmography Thursday: Here is Discovery in a Landscape

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Click Here to Read: “I Will Look With Your Eyes, You Will See With Mine”: The Art Of Seeing Series 2: Discovery In A Landscape 1968 -1970 by Sandra Cohen on her Characters on the Couch pages on January 22, 2018.

The Microbiome and Mind: Microbiota-host interactions in mood and mental health with Jane Foster, Ph.D. at NYPSI

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

The Microbiome and Mind: Microbiota-host interactions in mood and mental health Jane Foster, Ph.D.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10 am The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium 247 E. 82nd Street, NYC

Free and open to the public RSVP is appreciated but not required; first come, first-seated To register, click HERE, visit nypsi.org, or call 212.879.6900

Researchers in psychiatry and neuroscience are increasingly recognizing the importance of microbiota to brain communication in mental health. Scientists have established the link between gut bacteria and anxiety-like behaviours in animal models and with emotional brain regions in healthy people. Work to date by our group and others suggest that microbiota influence brain structure, gene expression of stress-related and plasticity-related genes, stress-reactivity, and behaviour. Recent work in our lab has focused on how the interaction between microbiota and host genetics influence brain structure and behaviour. Bacterial community profiling of 16SrRNA gene was carried out using a modified bar-coded Illumina sequencing method in the McMaster Genome Center in different strains of mice. Strain-specific differences in microbiota richness and diversity were observed. The taxonomic profile of the microbiota showed significant strain (more…)

The future of psychoanalytic education: thoughts on exclusion by Jane Hall

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Click Here to Read: The future of psychoanalytic education: thoughts on exclusion by Jane Hall.

Militarism, Machismo, and the Regulation of Self-Image

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Militarism, Machismo, and the Regulation of Self-Image by Brian D’Agostino from The Journal of Psychohistory 45 (3) Winter 2018,

Signs of Creative Resistance at the 2018 Women’s March

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Signs of Creative Resistance at the 2018 Women’s March: Over a million people around the world protested the one-year anniversary of the Trump administration, and many showed up with great signs, the greatest in fact, these are definitely some very very great signs by Hrag Vartanian on the HyperAllergic website on January 21, 2018,

Photo by Lori Byrd-McDevitt Public Domain via Wikmedia Commons.

What Sigmund Freud, psychoanalysis had to do with the British Empire’s hold over India, colonies

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Click Here to Read:   What Sigmund Freud, psychoanalysis had to do with the British Empire’s hold over India, colonies by Manik Sharma on the First Post website.

International Psychoanalytic Congress in 1911. Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung are standing at the centre of the second row (from the front). Wikimedia Commons

The Psychoanalysis and Death of George Gershwin

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

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Click Here to Read:  The Psychoanalysis and Death of George Gershwin: An American Tragedy by Mark Leffert. 

George Gershwin

Dr. Howard Shevrin (1926- 2018)

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Funeral Details for Dr. Howard Shevrin on the Ira Kaufman Chapel website.

Photography Friday: Arnold Richards

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Palm Beach Sunset by Arnold Richards

If you would like to have your photography considered for internationalpsychoanalysis.net’s Photography Friday, please send your jpegs to Joel Seligmann, the Photography Editor

Click Here to View: Photography Friday, Forbidden City by Arnold Richards

Click Here to View Guangdong Provincial Museum, Guangzhou China by Arnold Richards (more…)

The Emperor Robeson

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

 

Click Here to Read:   The Emperor Robeson by Simon Callow in the New York Review of Books in the February 8, 2018 Issue.

U.K. Appoints a Minister for Loneliness

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Click Here to Read: U.K. Appoints a Minister for Loneliness By Ceylan Yeginsu in The New York Times on January. 17, 2018.

Click Here to Purchase:  Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira and Arthur A. Lynch on IPBooks.net

Austen Riggs Center Launches In-Depth Assessment for Individuals Seeking Clarification of Their Mental Health Treatment Needs

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

For Immediate Release: Media Contact:Aaron M. Beatty Communications Officer 413.931.5245
aaron.beatty@austenriggs.net

Austen Riggs Center Launches In-Depth Assessment for Individuals Seeking Clarification of Their Mental Health Treatment Needs

Riggs now offering a new short-term assessment service.
STOCKBRIDGE, MA – January 16, 2018: The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce that it has started a new assessment program for adults who are looking to clarify the nature of their struggles and to identify appropriate treatment resources.

The Intensive Dynamic Assessment, or IDA, is a comprehensive, personalized two-
to three-day assessment designed to help people achieve a focused understanding of the problems they are facing. This service is suitable both for people considering treatment for the first time and those who are in a treatment that is no longer progressing. Medical Director/CEO Dr. Andrew Gerber states, “This new assessment reflects a natural evolution and growth in the services Riggs offers, and is a direct result of our Clinical Systems Strategic Initiative that aims to build upon the clinical excellence Riggs has long been known for.” (more…)

Psychohistory News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Articles/Newsletters and Highlights of Psychohistory News on the Psychohistory Website.

Art Opening of Major Works by Charles White at IPTAR

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

IPTAR’s ARTS AND SOCIETY COMMITTEE Invites You to An Art Opening of Reproductions of ​Major
Works by CHARLES WHITE (from the Gordon Collection at the CEJJES Institute) CEJJES INSTITUTE.org
On the Occasion of Charles White’ 100th Birthday Year, January 20, 2018, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

IPTAR Conference Room, Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, IPTAR.org
1651 Third Avenue, Suite 205 New York City
Brief Presentation by Professor Edmund W. Gordon
Followed by Wine and Cheese Reception
Arts and Society Committee: Co-Chairs: Rena Matison Greenblatt
and Roda Neugebauer; Thrae Harris, Sarah Valeri and Matthew von Unwerth

Contributions Welcome

Humans appear to be worse for animals than radioactive fallout

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Humans appear to be worse for animals than radioactive fallout: Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster reveals the unpredictability of evolution by Brittney Borowiec, Environmental Physiology, McMaster University on the Massive website on January 15, 2018.

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant 2011 Bkv7601 Public Domain Wikimedia Commons.