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‘On the Move,’ by Oliver Sacks

Posted May 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Science News

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Click Here to Read: ‘On the Move,’ by Oliver Sacks, Reviewed By Andrew Solomon in The New York Times on May 11, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks on the Freud Quotes blog.

Click Here to Listen to:  Strangers in the Mirror Podcast with Oliver Sacks on the Radio Lab website on June 15, 2010.

Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks on this website. Read the rest of this post »

It Is, in Fact, Rocket Science

Posted May 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: It Is, in Fact, Rocket Science By LeonardD Mlodinow in The New York Times on May 15, 2015.

Chronic depression may increase stroke risk

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Study: Chronic depression may increase stroke risk by Sandee LaMotte on the CNN website on May 14, 2015<

Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Music

BBKingClick Here to View: Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89 By Todd Leopold on CNN News website.

Click Here to Read: ‘King of the Blues’ B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas by Ken Ritter in the Washington Post on May 15, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Blues musician B.B. King, 1925-2015 By James Brewer on The World Socialist Web Site on May 18, 2015.

Philosophy Thursday: Gershom Sholem

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  Gershom Sholem on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Gershom Sholem on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read:  Stuck Between Berlin and Jerusalem: What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem? By Shaul Magid on the Tablet Website on March 10, 2015. Read the rest of this post »

Introducing Lacan: On the Three Registers: Angst with Lillian Ferrari at Après-Coup

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents

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2014-2015 SEMINAR SERIES

Introducing Lacan: On the Three Registers

October 8 & 22 Mark Stafford, Unconscious
November 19 & December 10 Paola Mieli, Drives
January 14 & February 4 David Lichtenstein, Language
February 25 & March 25 Adriana Passini, Repetition
April 8 & 29 Martin Winn, Mirror Stage
May 20 & June 10 Lillian Ferrari, Angst Read the rest of this post »

Writer’s Wednesday: Qiu Xiaolong

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Qiu Xiaolong on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Q. and A.: Detective Novelist Qiu Xiaolong on Chinese Corruption By Edward Wong in The New York Times on  December 24, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Qiu Xiaolong, interviewed by Cara Black on the Mystery Readers International website in October 2003.

Click Here to Read:  Qiu Xiaolong and the Chinese Enigma by Caroline Cummins in January Magazine in November 2002. Read the rest of this post »

Launch of New COWAP Books at the IPA Boston Congress

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Books

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HOLD THIS DATE: IPA Conference: Boston, Saturday 25 July from 12.45-13.45
And Join Us for a Toast

LAUNCH of New COWAP ( Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis ) Books including:

HOMOSEXUALITIES: Psychogenesis, Polymorphism, and Countertransference
Elda Abrevaya and Frances Thomson-Salo (editors)

MYTHS OF MIGHTY WOMEN: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira (editors)

MEDEA: Myth and Unconscious Fantasy
Esa Roos (editor)

Speakers: Frances Thomson-Salo, Elda Abrevaya and Esa Roos and others

Coming Soon from IPBooks: Below the Line in Beijing by Richard Seldin

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Below the Line in Beijing by Richard Seldin on IPBook.net

In an exciting  new novel, soon to be released by IPBooks, Richard Seldin takes the reader on an inwardly  intense, psychoanalytically-charged, and outwardly globe-spanning journey.

In this strikingly imaginative and unique exploration of love, psychoanalysis, and male sexuality, the protagonist must struggle with a deteriorating marriage, the loss of his ability to speak English, a philandering doppelganger, and disorienting fantasies about hooking-up with young women.

Without apparent cause, the novel’s protagonist, a 61-year-old attorney and former track star, awakens at home in Baltimore next to his wife, suddenly unable to speak.  He questions whether this sudden Read the rest of this post »

Lucian Freud nude sale sets new record for artist

Posted May 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: Lucian Freud nude sale sets new record for artist on the BBC News website on May 14, 2015.

Queer children, new objects; the place of futurity in Loewald’s thinking

Posted May 13th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Queer children, new objects; the place of futurity in Loewald’s thinking By Avgi Saketopoulou in Division/Review on the Division 39 or the American Psychological Association website.

Stalin Was One Tough Critic

Posted May 13th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read: Stalin Was One Tough Critic by Ted Merwin in the Jewish Week on May 12, 2015.

Gera Sandler stars as Solomon Mikhoets in The New Yiddish Reps “Making Stalin Laugh.” Yanet Yahlet

Vienna brings in gay-themed crossing lights for Eurovision Song Contest

Posted May 13th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Vienna brings in gay-themed crossing lights for Eurovision Song Contest By Laura Smith-Spark on the CNN website on May 12, 2015.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Disparities

Posted May 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Disparities: Executive Summary of a Policy Position Paper From the American College of Physicians by Hilary Daniel, BS and Renee Butkus, BA, for the Health and Public Policy Committee of the American College of Physicians on the Annuals of Internal Medicine on May 23, 2015.

Science and Writing: Living in the Real World by Joram Piatigorsky

Posted May 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Science and Writing: Living in the Real World by Joram Piatigorsky on his blog on May 11, 2015.

Peter Gay, Historian Who Explored Social History of Ideas, Dies at 91

Posted May 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:  Peter Gay, Historian Who Explored Social History of Ideas, Dies at 91 By William Grimes in The New York Times on May 12, 2015.

An Interview with Stephen Frosh on Forgiveness in Judaism and Psychoanalysis

Posted May 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Papers

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Thought and Psychoanalysis website.

Click Here to View: An Interview with Stephen Frosh on Forgiveness in Judaism and Psychoanalysis.

Click Here to View: Freud, Moses and the Holocaust with Professor Eli Zaretsky.

Mike Leigh’s Piratical Sense of Duty

Posted May 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music, Plays

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Click Here to Read: Mike Leigh’s Piratical Sense of Duty by Paul Levy on his Plain English blog on May 12, 2015/

The Forbidden Films of the Third Reich: Nazi propaganda: show it, or bury it?

Posted May 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: The Forbidden Films of the Third Reich: Nazi propaganda: show it, or bury it? A new documentary takes on the question. By Thomas Doherty on the Tablet Website on May 12, 2015.

A scene from the 1941 Nazi propaganda film “Homecoming,” by Gustav Ucicky, as seen in “Forbidden Films,” a documentary by Felix Moeller. (Courtesy of Zeitgeist Films)

Why I Never Wrote About My Patients

Posted May 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Why I Never Wrote About My Patients By Lisa Gornick in The New York Times on May 12, 2015.