Archive for February, 2018

The Return of an “Indecent” Fritz Lang Film About a Painter and a Gold-Digger:

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Click Here to Read: The Return of an “Indecent” Fritz Lang Film About a Painter and a Gold-Digger: Artist Amy Sillman will introduce Lang’s previously censored film Scarlet Street (1945) at Metrograph by Elisa Wouk Almino on the HyperAllergic website on February 27, 2018.

7,000-Year-Old Native American Burial Site Found Underwater

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Click Here to Read and View:   7,000-Year-Old Native American Burial Site Found Underwater: In an unprecedented discovery, archaeologists identify a site where prehistoric people once buried their dead—now submerged beneath the waves By Megan Gannon in the National Geographic Magazine on February 28, 2018.

Bar Freud Opens With Elaborate Cocktails From New York’s Most Theatrical Bartender

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Bar Freud Opens With Elaborate Cocktails From New York’s Most Theatrical Bartender By Chris Crowley on the Grub Street website on February 27, 2018.

Sazerac in a classical Old Fashioned glass. Made with Rye. Photo by Marler

Review of Quantum Psychoanalysis by Gerald J. Gargiulo

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Quantum Psychoanalysis: Essays on Physics, Mind, and Analysis Today by Gerald J. Gargiulo Reviewed By Christopher S. Rigling.

Click Here to Purchase:  Quantum Psychoanalysis: Essays on Physics, Mind, and Analysis Today by Gerald Gargiulo on IPBooks.net

Milwaukee scholar co-founded Digital Yiddish Theatre Project

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Milwaukee scholar co-founded Digital Yiddish Theatre Project by Amy Waldman on the Jewish Chronical website on February 23, 2018.

A 3 act Yiddish folk comedy “Dus groise Gevins” (The 200,000) by Sholem Aleichem.  Library of Congress. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Squeal on your pig

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Squeal on your pig By Arthur McCaffrey on the San Francisco Chronicle website on February 26, 2018.

Photo: Marc Nozell from Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

 ‘River of Consciousness’ a posthumous reminder of the greatness of Oliver Sacks

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   ‘River of Consciousness’ a posthumous reminder of the greatness of Oliver Sacks By Bill Thompson Special on The Post and Courier website on February 25, 2018.

The Brain Pickings Newsletter

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  The Brain Pickings Newsletter, February 2018.

Ferenczi’s Mutual Analysis: A Case Where the Messenger was Killed and his Treasure Buried

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Ferenczi’s Mutual Analysis: A Case Where the Messenger was Killed and his Treasure Buried By Sharon R. Kahn, Ph.D on the WYNJA website.

Sándor Ferenczi Society, Budapest, Psychoanalytic Document Database. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Are Humans ‘Smeller Underachievers?’ Not So Fast…

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Are Humans ‘Smeller Underachievers?’ Not So Fast… By Laura Wright Monday on the University of Kentucky website on February 26, 2018.

Jan-Bart de Vreede smelling flowers. Photo by VGrigas (WMF). Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Dispatches from the Freud Wars

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Introduction to:  Dispatches from the Freud Wars: Psychoanalysis and Its Passions By John Forrester on the Washington Post Books website.

150 years ago, the UK’s first and only Jewish leader changed politics forever

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   150 years ago, the UK’s first and only Jewish leader changed politics forever: Staring down vicious anti-Semitic attacks, Benjamin Disraeli became Queen Victoria’s man of the people and built up the most successful party the country has ever seen
By Robert Phipot on the Times of Israel website on February 22, 2018.

Benjamin Disraeli.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Movie Reviews: Get Out

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Trauma, #Never Again, And “Getting Out” by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on February 26, 2018,

Neanderthals Were Artists Too:

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Reproductions at the Museo del Mamut, Barcelona 2011 Photo by Thomas Quine.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Click Here to Read: Neanderthals Were Artists Too: The discovery of the oldest cave art thus found suggests that Neanderthals may have been the first artists on Earth Jack Sjogren on the HyperAllergic Website on February 27, 2018.

 

A new exhibition in New York tells the story of Jews in space

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  A new exhibition in New York tells the story of Jews in space: The exhibition, “Jews in Space: Members of the Tribe in Orbit”, taps into a Jewish fascination with the stars that goes back many centuries by Sonia Zhuravlyova on the JC website on
February 26, 2018.

Emerging from the “House of Gaslight” in the Age of #METOO”

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Monica Lewinsky: Emerging from the “House of Gaslight” in the Age of #METOO””: On the 20th anniversary of the Starr investigation, which introduced her to the world, the author rfeflects on the changing nature of trauma, the de-evolution of the media, and the extraordinary hope now provided by the #MeToo movement by Monica Lewinsky in Vanity Fair in the March 2018 Issue.

Photo by Mingle Media TV. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Screening and Discussion of Gods and Monsters with William Fried, PhD

Monday, February 26th, 2018

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Brill Library Film Series
Screening and Discussion of Gods and Monsters with William Fried, PhD

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JOIN US for a Screening & Discussion of Gods and Monsters

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00 – 10:00 pm, The Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium, 247 East 82nd Street, NYC

The Friends of the Brill Library present a screening and post-film discussion of Gods and Monsters with Dr. William Fried.

One of the most critically acclaimed films of 1998 and winner of several awards including the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, Gods and Monsters is a compassionate speculation about the final days of James Whale (1889-1957), the director of Frankenstein and 20 other films of the 1930s and ’40s, who was openly gay at a time when homosexuality in Hollywood was discreetly concealed. Adapted and (more…)

The Impossibility of Being Oscar

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Click Here to Read: The Impossibility of Being Oscar Review by John Banville in The New York Review Books on March 8, 2018 Issue.

Movies Monday: Ida

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Click Here to Read: ‘It You Could Lick My Heart it Would Poison You’ Is Pawel Pawlikowski’s new film ‘Ida’ the Polish answer to ‘Aftermath,’ or a story of Jewish suffering and sacrifice? By J. Hoberman on the Tablet website on April 30, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Culture Desk: “Ida”: A Film Masterpiece By David Denby on the New Yorker on May 27, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Ida Reviewed by Godfrey Cheshire on the Roger Ebert Website on May 2, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  An Innocent Awakened: ‘Ida,’ About an Excavation of Truth in Postwar Poland By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on May 1, 2014. (more…)

She Can’t Say “No” Open House and Clinical Presentation at MITPP

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

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, March 14, 2018 1:00 PM –2:30 PM
SHE CAN’T SAY “NO”

The powerful challenges of treating a middle-aged, self-effacing, masochistic woman who tended to be a doormat in relationships will be described with a focus on the many trials such a treatment presented. The therapy lasted for two and a half years with a disappointing outcome and illustrates the dyad’s enactments and some of the difficulties of working with a highly defended, “neurotic” patient. (more…)