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Psychology Sunday: Arlene Kramer Richards

Posted August 30th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read: Arlene Kramer Richards on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View: Arlene Kramer Richards in China: “Becoming a Woman” (Part 1) on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  (Part 2 of 3) Arlene Kramer Richards in China: Becoming a Woman on YouTube.

Click Here to View: Part 3: Arlene Kramer Richards in China: Becoming a Woman on YouTube. Read the rest of this post »


Broadening Jewish History. Towards a Social History of Ordinary Jews

Posted August 30th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Review of Broadening Jewish History. Towards a Social History of Ordinary Jews by Barbara Armani, Reviewed by Todd Endelman on the Quest: Issues of Contemporary Jewish History in Issue #5: July 2013.


Surviving the Nazis

Posted August 30th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Surviving the Nazis By Peter Fritzche in The New York Times on August 26, 2015.

Illustration by John Gall


Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks

Posted August 30th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Books, Obituaries

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Click Here to Read and View: Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks By Gregory Cowles in The New York Times on August 30, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks, Casting Light on the Interconnectedness of Life By Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times on August 30, 2015. Read the rest of this post »


How the Atheist Son of a Jewish Rabbi Created One of the Greatest Libraries of Socialist Literature

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: How the Atheist Son of a Jewish Rabbi Created One of the Greatest Libraries of Socialist Literature: Books with Marx’s handwritten notes; volumes annotated by Lenin; newspaper clippings from displaced Yiddish journalistsChimen Abramsky’s book collection had it all By Sasha Abramsky in The Nation on August 27, 2015.

(© Jane and Louise Wilson, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York)


Op-Ed From Jane Hall

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

For some weeks in August, there has been a discussion of the banality of evil, Hannah Arendt, and Eichmann.

I have tried to follow these discussions with interest and some difficulty but one question rises to the surface. There may be no practical answer but as psychoanalysts, perhaps there are some explanations. I am sure we have all heard patients say: How can I do this when so many people are really suffering. How can I talk about my problems when there are people dying from starvation etcetc.? The wish to divert attention from one’s own internal pain is ever present – and perhaps here at APsaA too. Read the rest of this post »


Death Fugue by Paul Celan

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Poetry

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


Psychologists Welcome Analysis Casting Doubt on Their Work

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Psychologists Welcome Analysis Casting Doubt on Their Work By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on August 28, 2015.


‘In the Mind Fields’ and the renewed emphasis on a mindful approach to mental illness

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: ‘In the Mind Fields’ and the renewed emphasis on a mindful approach to mental illness by Joshua Kendall in The Los Angeles Times on August 28, 2015.

Author Casey Schwartz. (Pantheon)


A Taste of Systems-Psychodynamic Thought and Experience: Managing Ourselves in Our Multiple Roles in Turbulent Times at IPTAR

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

IPTAR: The L.J.Gould Center for Systems-Psychoanalytic Studies
Workshop: A Taste of Systems-Psychodynamic Thought and Experience: Managing Ourselves in Our Multiple Roles in Turbulent Times

Four Fridays: October 16,23,30 and November 6, 2015 — 11:30 to 1:30 PM
IPTAR West Conference Room — 140 W. 97TH Street NYC
Registration: iptar.org/LJGouldCtrWorkshop — Questions? Contact: joecancelmo@gmail.com

Focus & Learning Objectives: This workshop will introduce participants to practical applications of psychoanalytic ideas that will help us become more effective in our roles in our lives and professions, and the organizations and systems we inhabit. These skills are most critical during this time of intense social media and rapid technological change that often demands adaptation beyond the scope and skill set of existing roles. Read the rest of this post »


IPBooks Titles in Chinese!

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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The following books from IPBooks have been or will be translated into Chinese:

Beginning to Grow: Five Studies by Sylvia Brody has been published in Chinese.
Click Here to Purchase: Beginning to Grow: Five Studies by Sylvia Brody.

Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely, edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira, and Arthur A. Lynch in Chinese is in press.
Click Here to Purchase: Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely, edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira, and Arthur A. Lynch.

Psychoanalysis: Listening to Understand: Selected Papers by Arlene Kramer Richards in Chinese is in press.
Click Here to Purchase:  Psychoanalysis: Listening to Understand: Selected Papers by Arlene Kramer Richards.

Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations Selected  Papers by Arnold Richards, Volume 1 in translation to Chinese is process.  This book will be available soon from IPBooks.net

 

 


What Makes a Woman?

Posted August 29th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: What Makes a Woman? By Elinor Burkett in The New York Times on June 6, 2015.

Credit Julie Doucet


Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Posted August 28th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights on view through October 09, 2015 presented by the Center for Jewish History, the American Jewish Historical Society, the Leo Baeck Institute and Yeshiva University Museum.


Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says

Posted August 28th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on August 27, 2015.

Brian Nosek, right, and other members of the Reproducibility Project at the Center for Open Science. Dr. Nosek and his team led an attempt to replicate the findings of 100 social science studies. Credit Andrew Shurtleff for The New York Times

 


Dreading My Patient

Posted August 28th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Dreading My Patient By Simon Yisrael Feuerman in The New York Times on August 25, 2015.


“Hannah Arendt” and the Glorification of Thinking

Posted August 28th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: “Hannah Arendt” and the Glorification of Thinking by Richard Brody in The New Yorker in the May 30, 2013 Issue.


A Brutal American Epic

Posted August 27th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  A Brutal American Epic, Review of Charles Reznikoff’s Testimony: The United States (1885-1915): Recitative, Reviewed by Charles Simic on the New York Review of Books website on August 25, 2015.

Olympian Cotton Mills, Columbia, South Carolina, 1905.  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

 


Philosophy Thursday: Luce Irigaray

Posted August 27th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Luce Irigaray on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Jane Clare Jones on Luce Irigaray: The murder of the mother on the New Statesman website on May 14, 2014.

Click Here to Read: This Sex Which is Not One:  Luce Irigaray on the Caring Labor Website. Read the rest of this post »


Yiddish and the Holocaust

Posted August 27th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Yiddish and the Holocaust by Alan Rosen on the In Gebez website on August 25, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Witnessing the death of Yiddish language and culture: Holes in the Doorposts by Arnold Richards.

Rabbi Shlomo Yosef Scheiner’s magnificently calligraphed calendar for the Jewish year 5703, in Hebrew, Polish, and Yiddish.

 


The Big Decisions

Posted August 27th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: The Big Decisions by David Brooks in The New York Times on August 25, 2015.