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Paths of Power: Psychoanalysis and Sorcery

Posted May 19th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Click Here to Read: Paths of Power: Psychoanalysis and Sorcery by Marie Coleman Nelson in Journal European Psychoanalysis, Number 23, 2006/2,

Child’s play: pioneers of child psychoanalysis

Posted May 19th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read:  Child’s play: pioneers of child psychoanalysis by Laura Knowles the Oxford University Press website on May 19, 2018.

Featured image credit: Antique Wooden Train by Michael Bergmann. Public domain via Unsplash.

Epigenetics: The Evolution Revolution

Posted May 18th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Click Here to Read:  Epigenetics: The Evolution Revolution by Israel Rosenfield and Edward Ziff in The New York Review of Books in the June 7, 2018 Issue.

Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

The Secret Photographer Who Captured Four Decades of Life in St Petersburg

Posted May 18th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

Click Here to Read:  The Secret Photographer Who Captured Four Decades of Life in St Petersburg: Unlike most long-lost family photos, Ivashintsova’s 30,000 images show a unique aesthetic, one that she hid from her loved ones, inviting comparisons to Chicago street photographer Vivian Maier by Elena Goukassian on the HyperAllergic website on May 14, 2018.

Street scene in Tomsk, Russia. June 2008. Photo:Adam Jones. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

New Data Reveal 250 Preschoolers Are Suspended or Expelled Every Day

Posted May 18th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:  New Data Reveal 250 Preschoolers Are Suspended or Expelled Every Day By Rasheed Malik on the Center for Progress website on November 6, 2017.

Photo: Senior Master Sgt. David Lipp. Public Domain Via Wikimedia Commons.

 

 

 

Psychoanalysis Is Alive and Well

Posted May 17th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:   Psychoanalysis Is Alive and Well: How Contemporary Psychoanalysts Help You Lessen Pain and Increase Satisfaction By Fred Pisoni, PsyD on the American Psychoanalytic Association’s Psychoanalysis Unplugged blog on the Psychology Today’s blog on May 17, 2018.

Freud and other psychoanalysts : (left to right seated) Freud, Sàndor Ferenczi, and Hanns Sachs (standing) Otto Rank, Karl Abraham, Max Eitingon, and Ernest Jones. [Sigmund Freud Collection , Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Call number PR 13 CN 1978:209.39 [item] [P&P]. Retrieved from LOC exhibits.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Code Name Crossfire Hurricane

Posted May 17th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:  Code Name Crossfire Hurricane: The Secret Origins of the Trump Investigation By Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman and Nicholas Fandos in The New York Times on May 16, 2018.

FBI Headquarters. Photo by Aude.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

How American Racism Influenced Hitler

Posted May 17th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

Click Here to Read: How American Racism Influenced Hitler: Scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism By Alex Ross April 30, 2018 Issue.

German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv). Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

An Empire of Nothing at All?

Posted May 17th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News


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  An Empire of Nothing at All? By Tom Engelhardt on the Reader Supported News Website on May 16, 2018.

ISAF Headquarters Public Affairs Office from Kabul, Afghanistan. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Remembering Buddhist Psychoanalyst Jeremy Safran

Posted May 17th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

Click Here to Read: Remembering Buddhist Psychoanalyst Jeremy Safran: A friend and colleague reflects on the New School professor’s life following his tragic passing By Sara Weber on the Tricycle website May 16, 2018.

Max Weber, Sigmund Freud, Charismatic Power, and Political Leadership with Peter Loewenberg at the New Center for Psychoanalysis LA

Posted May 17th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Max Weber, Sigmund Freud, Charismatic Power, and Political Leadership 2018 Franz Alexander Lecture
Presented by Peter Loewenberg, PhD Thursday, May 17, 2018 8 – 10 PM 2 CE Credits *pre-registration preferred*

Psychoanalysis is a social science as well as a humanistic, hermeneutic and a psychological science. Dr. Loewenberg compares the lives and thought of two great Central European shapers of modern culture, Sigmund Freud (1856- 1939), creator of psychoanalysis, and Max Weber (1864-1920), founder of modern interpretive comparative sociology. Weber was a contemporary of Freud who was the shaper of social science method. Dr. Loewenberg explores their lives and insights on leadership, political power and domination and applies their insights to empirical leadership functions in the current world.

Learning Objectives

As a result of attending this session, participants should be able to:
• Describe the theoretical contributions of Weber and Freud as they apply to leadership, political power, and domination Read the rest of this post »

Holocaust Museum’s Exhibit Makes Excuses for Ignoring Genocide

Posted May 16th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:   Holocaust Museum’s Exhibit Makes Excuses for Ignoring Genocide: One shudders at the thought of museums one day conjuring up excuses for more recent presidents who likewise turned a blind eye to genocide or other atrocities around the world.
BY Rafael Medoff on the Jerusalem website on May 12, 2018.

Click Here to Read: New Documents Reveal FDR’s Eugenic Project to ‘Resettle’ Jews During World War II: As the Holocaust raged, the American president secretly asked his government to study the possible resettlement of remaining European refugees in Africa and South America. His goal: for Jews to be ‘spread thin all over the world.’ By Steve Usdin on the Tablet website on April 30, 2018.

Click Here to Read: Reexamining FDR’s Response to Kristallnacht Ken Burns and others have called it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring By Rafael Medoff on the Tablet website on November 4, 2014.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

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The Death I Want with Roger Kliger, M.D. at NYPSI

Posted May 16th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements


NYPSI WORKS IN PROGRESS SEMINAR: The Death I Want with Roger Kliger, M.D. Geriatric doctor geriatrician consulting and diagnostic examining elderly senior adult patient older perso on aging and mental health care in medical clinic office or hospital examination room

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 8 PM New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute 247 East 82nd Street, NYC (btw 2nd and 3rd Aves)
$15 – General Admission $10 – Student Admission No charge for NYPSI members/students Register HERE, visit nypsi.org or call 212.879.6900 Read the rest of this post »

Machines: An unflinching look at an Indian textile mill

Posted May 15th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

Click Here to Read: Machines: An unflinching look at an Indian textile mill By Wasantha Rupasinghe on the World Socialist Web Site on May 15, 2018.

“Vive La Résistance! Treatment-Resistant Depression as a Sign of Unconscious Health

Posted May 14th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

Click Here to View: “Vive La Résistance! Treatment-Resistant Depression as a Sign of Unconscious Health” with Elio Frattaroli, M.D. on his blog. Presented at The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt, 6501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204, Wednesday, July 26, 2017: 12-1pm,

Study finds alarming decline in biodiversity worldwide

Posted May 14th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Click Here to Read:  Study finds alarming decline in biodiversity worldwide By Philip Guelpa on the World Socialist Web Site on May 14, 2018.
Image Source: World_map_blank_without_borders. Crates. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Their Husbands Abused Them. Shouldn’t Divorce Be Easy?

Posted May 14th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:  Their Husbands Abused Them. Shouldn’t Divorce Be Easy? By Zoe Greenberg in The New York Times on May 11, 2018.

Victorien Sardou: A divorce cure from the French of Sardou by Harry Saint Maur.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Movies Monday: ‘1945’

Posted May 14th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

Click Here to Read: ‘1945’: The horrors of the Holocaust in Hungary By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on May 11, 2018.

Click Here to Read: ‘1945’: by Boyd van Hoeij on the Variety Website on February 20, 2018.

Click Here to Read: ‘1945’ is a lean, unadorned parable about guilt and the nature and consequences of evil by Kenneth Turan in the Los Angeles Times on November 22, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Review: In ‘1945,’ Hungarian Villagers Are Forced to Revisit Wartime Sins By Ben Kenigsberg in the New York Times on October 31, 2017. Read the rest of this post »

Featured Book of the Week: Whose Baby is It Anyway: Inside the Indian Heart by Kalpana Asok

Posted May 14th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Purchase:  Whose Baby is It Anyway: Inside the Indian Heart by Kalpana Asok

Get to know the Indians in your life better! Whether they are your patients, clients, friends, neighbors, colleagues, or are a part of your community, South Asians make up a distinct culture and this book can help you understand this population from the inside.

Kalpana Asok, M.S., M.A., is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 21 years of experience working with South Asian families. She was raised in India and moved to the United States too many years ago. She lives and works in Silicon Valley. She also dares to hope that her next book is a collection of poems she is writing.

Morning Rounds: What’s behind America’s loneliness epidemic?

Posted May 11th, 2018 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

Click Here to View: Morning Rounds: What’s behind America’s loneliness epidemic? CBS News Videos on May 5, 2018.

Psychoanalyst Gail Saltz interview on CBS News