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On The Netflix Series “Love” by Sandra Cohen

Posted June 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: On Netflix’ Love: A Dance Of Insecurities. Obstacles to Making Love Work,  Reviewed by Sandra Cohen.

Philosophy Thursday: Francis Fukuyama

Posted June 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Francis Fukuyama on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The End of History? by Francis Fukuyama on the Wes Jones website.

Click Here to Read: Articles by Francis Fukuyama on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law on the American Interest website.

Click Here to Read: Global Warning: Francis Fukuyama’s ‘Political Order and Political Decay’  By Sheri Berman in The New York Times on September 11, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

Newsletter from North American IPA Board Representatives

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

IPALogoThis is a brief report to North American members of the IPA of steps taken at the Board meeting in Bologna June 2016. A more detailed newsletter will be mailed at a later date.

1. Summary of the IPA Board discussion of APsaA’s special status:

The special arrangement made with APsaA as a regional association after World War II was a topic of discussion. Historical factors like the former MD restriction on membership in the American, Read the rest of this post »

The ethics of Primo Levi

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The ethics of Primo Levi, Review of The Complete Works of Primo Levi, Translated by Ann Goldstein et al reviewed by Ian Thomson in the Times Literary Supplement on June 15, 2016.

Click Here to Read: The Collected Works of Primo Levi, Edited by Ann Goldstein (REVIEW) in the Algemeiner on February 1, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Writer’s Wednesday: Primo Levi on this website.

Primo Levi, 1981, by Sergio del Grande © Sergio del Grande/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images

Writer’s Wednesday: Svetlana Alexievich

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read:  Svetlana Alexievich on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Svetlana Alexievich’s Noble Prize Speech on the Noble Prize.org website.

Click Here to Read:  Review: In ‘Secondhand Time,’ Voices From a Lost Russia By Dwight Garner in The New York Times on May 24, 2016.

Click Here to Read: From ‘Second-Hand Time’ by Svetlana Alexievich in The Times Literary Supplement on May 11, 2016. Read the rest of this post »

‘Therapy for a Vampire,’ This Year’s Finest Freudian Horror Comedy

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: ‘Therapy for a Vampire,’ This Year’s Finest Freudian Horror Comedy Headshrinker meets bloodsuckers in 1930s Vienna By Kelly Vance on the East Bay Express website on June 21, 2016.

  • Jeanette Hain (foreground) and Cornelia Ivancan in Therapy for a Vampire.

Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood and Well-Being

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood and Well-Being The emerging and surprising view of how the enteric nervous system in our bellies goes far beyond just processing the food we eat By Adam Hadhazy in the Scientific American on February 12, 2010.

Could the Root Cause Of Depression Be in Your Gut—and Not Your Brain?

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Well&Good

Click Here to Read: Could the Root Cause Of Depression Be in Your Gut—and Not Your Brain? by Rachel Lapidos the Well and Good website on June 12, 2016.

The Imperialism of Western Guilt

Posted June 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The Imperialism of Western Guilt: Bernard Lewis is the rare Western intellectual who doesn’t view non-Western peoples as too inept to make their own mistakes, let alone pay for them on the Mosaic website on June 20, 2016.

Bernard Lewis in 2006. Ron Bull/Toronto Star via Getty Images.

China Tops Supercomputer Rankings with New 93-Petaflop Machine

Posted June 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read: China Tops Supercomputer Rankings with New 93-Petaflop Machine by Michael Feldman on the Top 500 List website on June 20, 2016

At Art Basel, Restating the Obvious

Posted June 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: At Art Basel, Restating the Obvious by Ari Akkermans on the HyperAllergic on June 18, 2016.

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Panel examines gender and psychoanalysis

Posted June 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Panel examines gender and psychoanalysis by Liz Baudler on the Windy City News website on June 19, 2016.

Holt Rapaport Powerpoint by Arnold Richards

Posted June 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Holt Rapaport Powerpoint by Arnold Richards

Invitation to Frequent the Shadows: An Interview with Bettina Von Zwehl

Posted June 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

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Click Here to Read:  Invitation to Frequent the Shadows: An Interview with Bettina Von Zwehl on the Lens Culture website.

The Sessions, 2016. Installation in 50 parts, dimensions variable, gelatin silver prints. © Bettina von Zwehl

 

Hear Melissa Etheridge’s Chilling ‘Pulse’ Dedicated to Orlando Victims

Posted June 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News, Music

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Click Here to Read and Listen To: Hear Melissa Etheridge’s Chilling ‘Pulse’ Dedicated to Orlando Victims “How can I hate them, when everybody’s got a pulse?” singer-songwriter asks in new song By Jerry Portwood IN Rolling Stone on June 15, 2016.

Melissa Etheridge has penned a song titled “Pulse” dedicated to the Orlando shooting victims. Brian Rasic/Rex/Shutterstock/Zuma

The Canary in the Mind

Posted June 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Paul-Lippmann

Click Here to Read: The Canary in the Mind: The Transformation of Dreams as an Endangered Species in the Post-Human Electronic Culture by Paul Lippmann [Paper presented on June 15, 2002, at the Annual Meeting of the Rapaport-Klein Study Group].

Viele muslimische Migranten sind antisemitisch

Posted June 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Viele muslimische Migranten sind antisemitisch: Deutschland muss seine Werte verteidigen. Zur Integration der Migranten gehört die Bekämpfung des Antisemitismus. Vor der neuen Quelle des Judenhasses darf keiner die Augen verschließen. Ein Gastbeitrag by Rabbiner Abraham Cooper on the Der Taggesspeigel website on June 6, 2016.  This Article is in German.

Hart am Rand: Al-Quds-Demonstranten in Berlin.FOTO: AFP

Psychodynamics I with Michele A. Muñoz, PhD at AIP

Posted June 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS
Established in 1941
Continuing Education
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065 — (212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com

The Psychodynamic Program offers Social Workers 18 Contact Hours
Psychodynamics I (1st year course)
Presenter: Michele A. Muñoz, PhD
Date: Tuesdays: Sept. 13 – Dec. 6, 2016 Contact Hours: 18.0
Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Location: Classroom, 4th Floor Cost: $495.00

Click Here to Read: Flyer for Psychodynamics I with  Michele A. Muñoz, PhD at AIP

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Psychoanalytic Perspectives of Volume 13, Issue 2, 2016

Posted June 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Table of Contents of Psychoanalytic Perspectives of Volume 13, Issue 2, 2016.

Virtual Psychoanalytic Museum season 2

Posted June 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Art, Music

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Dear friends and colleagues, ENJOY

I am pleased to announce the launch of our second season! As always, you can enter the museum from its Entry Hall at http://VirtualPsychoanalyticMuseum.org

Rather than overwhelm the senses with a multiplicity of exhibits all at once, we will be mounting exhibits throughout the season. Today we begin with two galleries rich in audio and visual treasures:

The Images Gallery opens with “The Optical Unconscious: Vignettes of Images & Text,” a five-part Read the rest of this post »