Click Here to Read: Kenneth Newman, psychoanalyst and mentor, dies at 81 by Kate Marshall Dole in the Chicago Tribune on July 25, 2016.
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Click Here to Read: Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley dead at 89 By Hiram Lee on nTHe World Socialist Websit eon July 6, 2016.
Ralph Stanley in 2006 (Photo credit: Larry Miller)
Click Here to Read: The Humble Nobility of Elie Wiesel by Bernard-Henri Lévy: on the Algemeiner website on July 5, 2016.
The late Elie Wiesel. Photo: Wikipedia.
Click Here to Read: Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and renowned Holocaust survivor, dies at 87 Author and human rights activist made perpetuating the memory of the Shoah his life’s work.
By Ronen Shnidman on the Haaretz website on July 02, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Newly Unearthed Version of Elie Wiesel’s Seminal Work Is a Scathing Indictment of God, Jewish World: In Wiesel’s uncensored Hebrew ‘Night’ manuscript, unveiled here for the first time, the author expresses desire to take revenge on the Hungarians, (more…)
Click Here to Read: J. Mchael Holquist Obituary in The New York Times on June 26, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Michael Holquist: Comparative Literature and Slavic Yale University on the Society of Senior Researchers page on the Columbia University website.
Click Here to Read: Increases in Perspective Embedding Increase Reading Time Even with Typical Text Presentation: Implications for the Reading of Literature by D. H. Whalen, Lisa Zunshine, and Michael Holquist in Frontiers in Psychology 24 November 2015. (more…)
Click Here to Read: Jerome S. Bruner, Who Shaped Understanding of the Young Mind, Dies at 100
By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on June 8, 2016.
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Click Here to Read: Billy Crystal at Muhammad Ali funeral: I was his Jewish ‘little brother’ Comedian reveals how The Greatest helped him raise funds for a Hebrew U. peace theater group, quit a sports club that didn’t accept Jews by Times of Israel Staff in the Times of Israel on June 11, 2016.
Comedian Billy Crystal imitates Muhammad Ali during his memorial service, Friday, June 10, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Click Here to Read: Prince (1958-2016) By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Web Site on April 27, 2016.
Prince, Photo Credit: Scott Penner
Click Here to Read: Malcolm J. Hoffs 1937 – 2016 in The Los Angeles Times on February 27, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Umberto Eco, 84, Best-Selling Academic Who Navigated Two Worlds, Dies By Jonathan Kandell in The New York Times on February 19, 2016.
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Click Here to Read: Lapsus Linguae, or a Slip of the Tongue?: A Sexual Violation in an Analytic Treatment and Its Personal and Theoretical Aftermath by Muriel Dimen, Ph.D. (2011). in Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 47:35-79.
My beloved mentor, guide, inspiration and teacher, Muriel Dimen, passed away this morning. She left us after a short battle with cancer that was stronger than her will to live.
Muriel was a trailblazer, she bravely opened up avenues of progress in our field. Most recently, in an honest and brave article on sexual boundary violations, she held up the mirror and asked us to look hard and close. (I am attaching the article). In many of her (more…)
Dear, dear friends and family of Edith Kurzweil,
It is with the greatest of sadness that we write with sorrowful news. Our mother passed away peacefully today, Saturday February 6, 2016, four days after a stroke. To the very end, she was in great shape and high spirits, and, as ever, intellectually nimble. (She had workout sessions and opera plans scheduled for the following week.)
Please join us if you can for the funeral service. The brief ceremony will be held this Tuesday, February 9, at 11:15am, at Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West 76th Street (on Amsterdam Ave. at the corner of 76th Street). (more…)
An Acknowledgment of Dr. Donald Meyers
It is with much regret that we acknowledge the passing of Donald Meyers, M.D. Over the past year we had several contacts with Dr. Meyers as we sought his permission to dedicate Myths of Mighty Women to Helen Meyers, M.D., his wife. His graciousness and support touched both of us, as did the loving way he spoke about her when he gave his permission for us to honor her. Reflectively, and with feeling, he said, “Indeed she was a mighty women.”
After asking what he could do to help us with our book, following our suggestion, he immediately agreed to write (more…)
Click Here to Read: Beat Godfather Meets Glitter Mainman William Burroughs, say hello to David Bowie By Craig Copetas in Rolling Stone Magazine on February 28, 1974.
Click Here to Read: Nothing Remains: David Bowie’s Vision of Love By Simon Critchley in The New York Times on January 11, 2016
Click Here to Read: David Bowie’s “Lazarus” Video Is a Haunting Farewell by Carey Dunne on the HyperAllergic blog on January 11, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Robert Spitzer, Psychiatrist Who Set Rigorous Standards for Diagnosis, Dies at 83 By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on December 26, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: Professor John Forrester (25 August 1949 – 24 November 2015) on the University of Cambridge websxite.