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Dramatology and narratology by Henry Zvi Lothane

Posted December 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Dramatology and narratology by Henry Zvi Lothane.

History Friday: Plutarch

Posted December 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: History Friday

Plutarch

Click Here to Read: Plutarch on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Plutarch on the Livius.org website.

Click Here to Read: AmblesideOnline: Why Read Plutarch? by George Grant on the Amblesideonline website.

Click Here to Read: Lives of the Noble Crecians and Romans by Plutarch on the Adeliade.edu website. Read the rest of this post »

Becoming a Flexible Freudian with Jeffrey Golland at NYPSI

Posted December 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

The Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy,The Metropolitan Center for Mental Health and The Metropolitan Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists
Invite you to a Scientific Meeting
Friday, January 29, 2016 – 7:30 PM: BECOMING A FLEXIBLE FREUDIAN Presenter: Jeffrey H. Golland, Ph.D.

This paper traces my 58-year romance with psychoanalysis. Along the way, I describe the range of treatments derived from Freud’s theory, and I address essential therapeutic principles with clinical vignettes. While clinical work engages me in every single hour, psychoanalysis is more than an effective therapy; it is an evolving science of mind applied also in intellectual, artistic, social, and political realms. Quoting Auden’s (1940) eulogy: Freud is “no Read the rest of this post »

Legend and Room

Posted December 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Legend and Room: Once again, celebrating the underworld—and a peculiar film about captives
By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site December 17, 2015.

YIVO Publications

Posted December 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  YIVO Publications on the YIVO website.

New Titles from IPBooks!

Posted December 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

IPBooks

Click Here to Purchase:  Voices from the New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis edited by Edwin Fancher and Miriam Pierce.

Click Here to Preorder: Symbolization by Anna Aragno, Ph.D.

Click Here to Preorder:  Forms of Knowledge by Anna Aragano, Ph.D.

Click Here to Purchase:  Saving Beauty: A Memior of Love, Healing and Multiple Scerlosis by Harvey Kaplan

Click Here to Purchase:  Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversation Selected Papers by Arnold D. Richards.

Click Here to Purchase: Anna Freud at the Hampstead Clinic:  Letters from Anna Freud to Humberto Nagera edited by Daniel Benvensite. Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: Suzanne Langer

Posted December 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  Suzanne Langer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Philosophy in a New Key by Susanne Langer.

Click Here to Read:  Susanne K. Langer (20 December 1895 – 17 July 1985) by Donald Dryden Duke University on the Huthsteiner.org website. Read the rest of this post »

Casey Schwartz’s ‘In the Mind Fields’ Considers the Brain, on the Couch and in the Lab

Posted December 17th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Science News

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Click Here to Read: Review: Casey Schwartz’s ‘In the Mind Fields’ Considers the Brain, on the Couch and in the Lab
Books of The Times By Jennifer Senior in The New York Times on December 16, 2015.

Sonny Figueroa/The New York Times

When Phrenology Was Used in Court

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

Phrenology

Click Here to Read: When Phrenology Was Used in Court: Lessons in neuroscience from the 1834 trial of a 9-year-old By Geoffrey S. Holtzman on the Slate Website on December 16, 2015.

In the 1830s, phrenology was just beginning to garner the veneer of legitimacy.

Image by Slate, illustration via Library of Congress

Roman Polanski, 10 other Hollywood Jews open up about surviving Holocaust

Posted December 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Roman Polanski, 10 other Hollywood Jews open up about surviving Holocaust By Gabe Friedman on the JTA website on December 16, 2015.

French-Polish film director Roman Polanski attending a press conference at the Bonarowski Palace Hotel in Krakow, Poland, Oct. 30, 2015. (Adam Nurkiewicz/Getty Images

Why silence in therapy is a good thing

Posted December 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Why silence in therapy is a good thing by Tiffany McLain on the Psyched in San Francisco website on December 16, 2015.

Writers Wednesday: Paul Celan

Posted December 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Paul Celan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Paul Celan on the Poetry Foundation website.

Click Here to Read: Paul Celan and the Meaning of Language: An Interview with Pierre Joris on the FlashpointMag.com website.

Click Here to Read: Celan / Heidegger: Translation at the Mountain of Death by Pierre Joris on the Buffalo University website.

Click Here to Read:  Death Fugue by Paul Celan from the Academy of American Poets website. Read the rest of this post »

To Huntington Station: An excerpt from George Braziller’s ‘Encounters,’

Posted December 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: To Huntington Station: An excerpt from George Braziller’s ‘Encounters,’ the great independent publisher’s memoir, which brings to life old Jewish East New York, just short of the author’s centennial
By George Braziller on the Tablet Website on dECEMBER 16, 2015.

Vatican II at 50

Posted December 16th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Vatican

Click Here to Read: Vatican II at 50: Assessing the impact of ‘Nostra Aetate’ on Jewish-Christian relations By David Berger on the Tablet website on December 15. 2015.

Vigor Juice

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

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Click Here to Read: Vigor Juice: Jews and Booze, a fascinating new history of Prohibition-era bootleggers, barmen, rabbis, and cops, picks up where HBO’s Boardwalk Empire leaves off By Allan Nadler on the Tablet Website on February 7, 2012.

Izzy Einstein (left) and Moe Smith sharing a toast in a New York bar, 1935. (Library of Congress)

Why Jews Are Leaving France (Again)

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Ckick Here to Read: Why Jews Are Leaving France (Again) by Michel Gurfinkiel on the Middle East Forum on
October 22, 2015.

Liberal French novelist and playwright Christine Angot recently recounted the “menacing” harassment and intimidation she experienced at the hands of Muslim immigrants in her hometown of Chateauroux.

A Nazi Legacy: Depositing, Transgenerational Transmission, Dissociation, and Remembering Through Action

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

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Click Here to Read: Review of A Nazi Legacy: Depositing, Transgenerational Transmission, Dissociation, and Remembering Through Action by Vamik D. Volkan, Reviewed by Richard Brouilette on the New Books in Psychoanalysis website on December 15, 2015.

Pregnancy and the Capacity to Permit the Emergence of a State of “Primary Maternal Preoccupation” with Ellen Hirsch at CFS

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Pregnancy and the Capacity to Permit the Emergence of a State of “Primary Maternal Preoccupation”: The Opportunity to Work Through Early Issues as an Opportunity to Effect Both Mother and Infant

One-Session Program (2 Contact Hours)
Instructor: Ellen Hirsch, LCSW
Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Location: TBA
Seating is limited

Shifting from being the child of ones ‘parents to becoming the parent of ones’ child is an enormous developmental leap. Before the 1950’s when Grete Bibring and her research group recognized the enormous special anxieties of Read the rest of this post »

Killing Them Safely: The big business of police tasers

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Killing Them Safely: The big business of police tasers By Kevin Martinez on the World Socialist Web Site on December 15, 2015.
Directed by Nick Berardini

A ‘Golden’ Revival—and Party to Boot

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

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Click Here to Read:  A ‘Golden’ Revival—and Party to Boot: The National Yiddish Theatre revival of ‘The Golden Bride’ is an energetic operetta now playing at New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage By Tess Cutler on the Tablet website on December 14, 2015.