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Philosophy Thursday: Georges Canguilhem

Posted May 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

Click Here to Read:  Georges Canguilhem on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Normal and the Pathological by Georges Canguilhem on the monoskop website.

Click Here to Read: Essay  Review: Beyond the Normal and the Pathological: Recent Literature on Georges Canguilhem Reviewed by Stefanos Geroulanos in Gesnerus 66/2 (2009) 288–306. Read the rest of this post »

A Message for the American Psychiatric and Psychological Associations About Donald Trump’s Mental Health

Posted May 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

Click Here to Read:  A Message for the American Psychiatric and Psychological Associations About Donald Trump’s Mental Health By Bernard Starr on the OpEd website on May 18, 2017.

Reflections on Poetry and on Civic Poetry, in Particular

Posted May 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Poetry

A note from our Poetry Editor, Irene Willis:

I recommend this excellent and timely article to all our readers.

Click Here to Read:  Reflections on Poetry and on Civic Poetry, in Particular by Jim Haba on April 20, 2017.

Some Home Thoughts about Angels from Abroad

Posted May 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Click Here to Read:  Some Home Thoughts about Angels from Abroad by Paul Levy on the Plain English website on May 18, 2017.

Coming Soon from IPBooks.net

Posted May 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read About: Coming Soon from IPBooks.net: Nodal Points: Critical Voices in Contemporary Psychotherapy/Psychoanalysis by Joseph Schachter & Horst Kächele.

Click Here to View the Cover: Also Coming Soon from IPBooks.net: Modern Conflict Theory: A Journey of a Psychoanalyst: Selected Papers of Sander M. Abend, MD.

The Lost Sights and Sounds of Storyville, New Orleans’s Red Light District

Posted May 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

Click Here to Read:  The Lost Sights and Sounds of Storyville, New Orleans’s Red Light District: Through guidebooks and rare artifacts, the New Orleans Historic Collection considers the complicated legacy of Storyville, the city’s former red light district by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on May 18, 2017.

A woman in striped stockings in New Orleans’s Storyville red light district (1912), attributed to E. J. Bellocq (via Wikimedia)

I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal’ with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past

Posted May 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:  I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal’ with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past The president’s behavior, explained By Tony Schwartz in The Washington Post on May 16, 2017.

President Trump’s behavior hasn’t changed in decades. It probably never will. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

Writer’s Wednesday: Bob Dylan

Posted May 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

Click Here to View:  Bob Dylan’s speech at the 2016 Nobel Banquet as read by American Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji on December 15, 2016 on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  Why Bob Dylan Won The Nobel Prize on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Other Posts on Writer’s Wednesday on this Website.

A Suicide Therapist’s Secret Past

Posted May 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: A Suicide Therapist’s Secret Past By Stacey Freedenthal in The New York Times on May 11, 2017.

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Liesl Tommy’s Macbeth: An “updated” version, with pluses and minuses, of Shakespeare’s tragedy

Posted May 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

Click Here to Read:  Liesl Tommy’s Macbeth: An “updated” version, with pluses and minuses, of Shakespeare’s tragedy By Nick Barrickman on the World Socialist Web Site on May 16, 2017.

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Macbeth (Photo: Scott Suchman)

Final session of Third Sino American Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program in Wuhan

Posted May 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

Studying the Design of a 19th-Century Mental Asylum

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

Click Here to Read: Studying the Design of a 19th-Century Mental Asylum: An exhibition at the National Building Museum explores St. Elizabeths in Washington, DC, and the history of mental health architecture in the United States by Allison Meieron the HyperAllergic Website on May 12, 2017.

An “old electric shock machine” used for patient therapy at St. Elizabeths in the early 20th century (1920s) (courtesy the National Archives and Records Administration)

The Multifarious Feminism of the Whitney Biennial

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

Click Here to Read: The Multifarious Feminism of the Whitney Biennial: Through its feminist contributions, the exhibition offers a window onto some of our most pressing cultural concerns, as well as our shortcomings by Anne Swartz on the HyperAllergic Website on May 11, 2017.

The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory, By Susan Kavaler-Adler Reviewed by Neal Vorus in Psychoanalytic Psychology 34(2):239-241.

Judges don’t need to be Freud to understand Trump’s reason for travel ban, Hawaii argues

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:  Judges don’t need to be Freud to understand Trump’s reason for travel ban, Hawaii argues by Ryan Lovelace in the Washington Examiner on May 15, 2017.

CFS-NY Scientific Program – A.Richards – 5/19

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Friday, May 19, 2017, 8:00-10:00pm, The NY Scientific Program Committee is pleased to announce a panel discussion with audience participation on May 19, 2017 at Mt Sinai’s Hatch Auditorium.

We are celebrating the publication of Arnie Richards’ Collected Papers under the imprint of IPBooks and the CFS. We anticipate a lively exchange of ideas on Psychoanalysis in Today’s World. Our panelists are: Frank Lachmann, Arnold Richards, and Joann Turo. Art Lynch will begin with a brief intro on the editing process.

The committee is dedicated to presenting exciting, interactive, out of the box meetings.
We look forward to a Fall meeting with a panel on Helen Gediman’s new book: Stalker, Hacker, Voyeur, Spy. Read the rest of this post »

Season 6 of HBO’s Girls: Ending with a whimper

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Season 6 of HBO’s Girls: Ending with a whimper By Ed Hightower on the World Socialist Web Site on May 15, 2017.

An Inevitable Conflict: The Six-Day War

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Click Here to Read: An Inevitable Conflict: The Six-Day War by Efraim Karsh in Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 VOLUME 24: NUMBER 3.

Emotional Wounds that Never Heal

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Click Here to Read: Emotional Wounds that Never Heal by Nathan Durst in the Jewish Political Studies Review 14:3-4 (Fall 2002).

Happy Mother’s Day

Posted May 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis: Listening to Understand by Arlene Kramer Richards

Click Here to Read:  Beginning to Grow: Five Studies by  Sylvia Brody

Click Here to Read: One married his mother, the other killed her father: The Freudian French presidential race by Olivia Goldhill on the qz.con website on April 29, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Prince Harry Says He Sought Counseling Over His Mother’s Death By Hannah Olivennes in The New York Times on April 17, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta: A mother and daughter … and what else? By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on February 16, 2017. Read the rest of this post »