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North American Working Parties Mtg – 3/7 Co-Sponsored by CFS

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

North American Working Parties Steering Committee
Working Parties of the North American WP Project
Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sites: New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and Private Psychoanalytic Offices in New York City

Co-Sponsored by the Contemporary Freudian Society
and the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

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Movies Monday: Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read:  Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View: Jimmy P – Trailer on YouTube.

Click here to Read:  Arnaud Desplechin’s “Jimmy P” by Richard Brody In The New Yorker on February 17, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Therapist and Patient, Odd and Charming: ‘Jimmy P.’ Recounts a Case Study of a Noble Soul in Torment By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on February. 13, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Two Exiles, Digging Through The Past For Clues To Their Present by Mark Jenkins on the NPR website on February 13, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo?

Posted February 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo? Review of: Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy by Frank Close, Reviewed by Freeman Dyson in The New York Review of Books in the March 5, 2015 Issue.

Archivio GBB/Contrasto/Redux Bruno Pontecorvo around the time of his defection to the USSR

On The Jewish Question by Karl Marx

Posted February 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: On The Jewish Question by Karl Marx, Written: Autumn 1843; First Published: February, 1844 in Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher, on the Marxists.org website.

Psychology Sunday: Jerome Kagan

Posted February 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read: Jerome Kagan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Understanding our personalities requires a lesson in history To better understand human behavior, developmental psychology pioneer Jerome Kagan urges psychologists to look back before moving ahead By Amy Novotney American Psychological Association Monitor in the 2008, Vol 39, No. 11 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  SPIEGEL Interview with Jerome Kagan: ‘What About Tutoring Instead of Pills?’ Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan is one of the world’s leading Read the rest of this post »

In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting

Posted February 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read: In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting:  Based on a novel by Israel Zangwill, ‘The King of Second Avenue’ pits an uptown Ashkenazi mogul against a downtown Sephardi ‘schnorrer’ with nothing but ‘kishkes’
BY Matt Lebovic in The Israel Times on February 20, 2015.

The Jewish Journey: America

Posted February 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Journey: America Premieres March 3, 2015 on PBS.

Click Here to Read: “Jewish Journey” To Premiere March 3 on the Times Herald.com website on February 21, 2015,

Click Here to Read: The Jewish Journey on this Website.

A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech to Three White Murderers

Posted February 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech to Three White Murderers By National Public Radio  February 19, 2015.

Sabina Spielrein: Sideshow & Sex Object or Thinker of Original Genius? with John Launer at NPAP

Posted February 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NPAP – National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis
Continuing Education Committee invites
members, candidates and the wider analytic community
to a Visiting Scholar Evening

Dr. John Launer
Tavistock Clinic, London

Sabina Spielrein:
Sideshow & Sex Object or
Thinker of Original Genius?

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 6-8 pm Read the rest of this post »

Contemporary Psychoanalytic Field Theory with Montana Katz at NPAP

Posted February 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE PROGRAM COMMITTEE
OF THE NATIONAL PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS
PRESENTS: CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOANALYTIC FIELD THEORY: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
PRESENTER: Montana Katz, Ph.D.
DISCUSSANT: Martin Silverman, M. D.
MODERATOR: Alan Roland, Ph.D.

Montana Katz will describe and compare the three main paradigms of contemporary psychoanalytic field theory. These are the models based on the work of Madeleine and Willy Baranger in South America, on psychoanalytic developments in North America which are included in the Relational Turn, and on the work of Antonino Ferro in Europe. Read the rest of this post »

Esther Freud’s stories give order to the chaotic past of a house, a novel and its author

Posted February 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Esther Freud’s stories give order to the chaotic past of a house, a novel and its author by Fiona Gruber on the Sydney Morning Herald website on February 21, 2015.

Why Do We Have War & What Can Our Generation Do About It?” A Conversation with Dr. Vamık D. Volk

Posted February 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here to Read: “Why Do We Have War & What Can Our Generation Do About It?” A Conversation with Dr. Vamık D. Volkan on the Vimeo Website.

Lacan: An Exchange: Fritz Fleischmann and Stuart Schneiderman, reply by Richard Wollheim

Posted February 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Letters To Editors

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Click Here to Read: Lacan: An Exchange: Fritz Fleischmann and Stuart Schneiderman, reply by Richard Wollheim in The New York Review of Books on in the April 5, 1979 Issue.

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here to Read: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime, A Ted Talk by Nadine Burke Harris on the Ted Website.

My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer
By Oliver Sacks in The New York Times on February 19, 2015.

Uncovered Letter Reveals Freud’s Surprisingly Evolved Take On Homosexuality

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Uncovered Letter Reveals Freud’s Surprisingly Evolved Take On Homosexuality on the Queerty website.

36 Hours in Beijing

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, China

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Click Here to Watch: 36 Hours in Beijing Video by Jonah M. Kessel, Max Duncan and Aaron Wolfe on The New York Times Website on February 18, 2015.

PBS documentary traces 350 years of Jewish migration

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: PBS documentary traces 350 years of Jewish migration by Tom Tugend on the Jewish History website on February 19, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Jewish Journey: America on this Website.

German emigrants boarding a Hamburg-Amerika Line ship at the port of Hamburg. Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

‘Out of My Mouth Comes Unimpeachable Manly Truth’

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: ‘Out of My Mouth Comes Unimpeachable Manly Truth’ What I learned from watching a week of Russian TV. By Gary Shteyngarth in The New York Times Magazine on February 18, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Writer’s Wednesday: Gary Shteyngart on this website.

A Taste of Systems-Psychodynamic Thought and Experience at IPTAR

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYTIC TRAINING AND RESEARCH (IPTAR)
LJGould Center for Systems-Psychoanalytic Studies
Workshop: A Taste of Systems-Psychodynamic Thought and Experience:
Managing Ourselves in Our Multiple Roles in Turbulent Times

A Four Session Workshop: Friday March 27th, and April 10th, 17th, & 24th, 2015 — 12:00-1:30 PM :IPTAR West – 140 W. 97TH St., NYC
Registration: http://iptar.org/gc-workshop/
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