Archive for the 'Audio/Video' Category

García Márquez, Magical Realism Master

Friday, April 18th, 2014

GabrielCarciaMarquezClick Here to View:  García Márquez, Magical Realism Master by Sophia Perpetua in The New York Times on April 17, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 1927-2014 by Michael Jacobs in the New Republic on April 17, 2014,

Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View:  Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds by Loren Grush on the Fox News website on  April 15, 2014.

Hitler’s Willing Executioners

Monday, April 14th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Hitler’s Willing Executioners, Part I with Daniel Jonah Goldhagen on Richard Heffner’s Open Mind Website.

Click Here to View:  Hitler’s Willing Executioners, Part II with Daniel Jonah Goldhagen on Richard Heffner’s Open Mind Website.

Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today by Geoffrey A. Fowler  in The Wall Street Journal on April 9, 2014.

You know how you’ve been meaning to update your passwords? Today’s really the day to do it.

A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and Listen to:  A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World by Marin Alsop  on the NPR website on April 12, 2014.

Gustav Mahler wanted each of his symphonies to contain a world of emotions and ideas.

Intellectual Odyssey with Leon Wieseltier

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

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Click Here to View:   Intellectual Odyssey with Leon Wieseltier – Conversations with History on the uctv website on December 17, 2012.

 Toward a Psychoanalytic Theory of Truth, by Jon Mills

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Toward a Psychoanalytic Theory of Truth, by Jon Mills on YouTube.

Arnold Wilson (1980) on Children of Holocaust Survivors with Discussion featuring Heinz Kohut

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Listen to: Arnold Wilson’s 1980 Presentation on Children of Holocaust Survivors.
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Click Here to Listen to:  Part 2 of Arnold Wilson’s 1980 Presentation on Children of Holocaust Survivors,

Click Here to Listen to:  Discussion, Featuring Heinz Kohut, of A. Wilson’s presentation.

Click Here to Listen to:  Part 2 of Discussion, Featuring Heinz Kohut, of A. Wilson’s presentation

Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Dr. Daniel Siegel. (Schore/Fonagy vs. Kernberg)

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

HeinzKohutClick Here to View: Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Dr. Daniel Siegel. (Schore/Fonagy vs. Kernberg) on the wn.com website.

Click Here to Read: Heinz Kohut and Empathy: A Perspective from a Theology of the Cross by Leonard M. Hummel int he Journal Word & WorldVolume XXI, Number 1 Winter 2001.

Discoveries Challenge Beliefs on Humans’ Arrival in the Americas

Friday, March 28th, 2014

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Here to Read:  Discoveries Challenge Beliefs on Humans’ Arrival in the Americas By Simon Romer in the New York Times on March 27, 2014.

Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word By Motoko Rich March 25, 2014.

Credit Katherine Taylor for The New York Times.  A Gadget to Close the Language Gap. An intervention program in Providence, R.I., uses a digital word counter to track language use in families, in an effort to close the “word gap” between children from low-income and affluent families.

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Stay Illusion! The Hamlet Doctrine Roundtable at The New School

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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Click Here to View:   Stay Illusion! The Hamlet Doctrine in the annual Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal roundtable from NSSR Philosophy Department Blog.

Judith Butler joins Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster to discuss their book for the annual Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal that took place on March 13, 2014 in the Philosophy Department at the New School for Social Research. You can see more videos at philosophy blog.

 

Watch as 1000 years of European borders change

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Watch as 1000 years of European borders change on the Loiter.com website.

YIVO NEWS

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Upcoming Programs

Shtetl

Beyond the Myth of the Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014 | 7pm
BOOK TALK

The shtetl was home to two-thirds of Eastern Europe’s Jews in the 18th and 19th centuries. But today it is vastly misunderstood. Join Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern to discuss his new, pathbreaking study of life in the shtetl (more…)

Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

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Click Here to View:   Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science By William J. Broadmarch in The New York Times on March 15, 2014.

As government financing of basic science research has plunged, private donors have filled the void, raising questions about the future of research for the public good.

 

Man Walks Nearly 3000 Miles Through China. His Before & After Photos

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Man Walks Nearly 3000 Miles Through China. His Before & After Photos Will Shock You with Chistoph Rehage on the Life Buzz Website.

Sheba and Solomon’s Return

Friday, March 14th, 2014

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Click Here to View:   Sheba and Solomon’s Return on YouTube. Description of Nathan Szajnberg’s book Sheba and Solomon’s Return: Ethiopian Children in Israel describes the children of Ethiopian Jewish Emmingrants in Israel.

Depression, the Secret We Share a TED Talk by Andrew Solomon

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Click Here to View:  Depression, the Secret We Share  by Andrew Solomon on TED.com
“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment.” In a talk equal parts eloquent and devastating, writer Andrew Solomon takes you to the darkest corners of his mind during the years he battled depression. That led him to an eye-opening journey across the world to interview others with depression — only to discover that, to his surprise, the more he talked, the more people wanted to tell their own stories. (Filmed at TEDxMet.)

Chinese, on the Inside

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Chinese, on the Inside by Liz Mak in The New York Times on March 3rd, 2014.

Catie and Kimberly were adopted from China by a couple from Maine, who attempt to pass on a culture they’ve never known firsthand.

 

You can take away a man’s gods but only to give him others in return

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  You can take away a man’s gods but only to give him others in return  by Ronan Breathnach on the News Talk website on  February 20, 2014.