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6 Things You Should Know About Alabama’s Chief Justice Roy Moore

Posted January 8th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read and View:  6 Things You Should Know About Alabama’s Chief Justice Roy Moore: A civil rights watchdog calls him the “Ayatollah of Alabama” for a reason by Daniel Marans on the Huffington Post website on January 7, 2016.

Psychoanalyst Michael Eigen on Violence: An Interview

Posted January 8th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalyst Michael Eigen on Violence: An Interview by Pythia Peay on her America On The Couch blog on the Psychology Today blogs on December 10, 2015.

The Danish Girl: Barren Trees & A Divided Self

Posted January 8th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: The Danish Girl: Barren Trees & A Divided Self By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Brooklyn: Homesickness. Insecurity, Guilt & A Difficult Mother

Posted January 8th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Brooklyn: Homesickness. Insecurity, Guilt & A Difficult Mother By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Philosophy Thursday: Leo Strauss

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

 

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Click Here to Read:  Leo Strauss on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   Leo Strauss on The Stanford Encylopedia of Philosophy Website

Click Here to Read: An excerpt from The Truth about Leo Strauss Political Philosophy and American Democracy by Catherine and Michael Zuckert on the University of Chicago Press Website.

Click Here to Read:  Leo Strauss’ Political Philosophy: Reviled But Redeemed By Peter Berkowitz on the Real Clear Politics Websit on August 16, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

A Rare Encounter with an Aaron Douglas Painting that References Slavery’s Past

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

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Click Here to Read: A Rare Encounter with an Aaron Douglas Painting that References Slavery’s Past by by Allison Meier on the Hyperallergic website on January 4, 2016.

Aaron Douglas, “Let My People Go” (1935–39), oil on masonite, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)

January Events at the Austen Riggs

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read: January Events at the Austen Riggs Website.

The book that changed my life

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The book that changed my life by John Gray on the New Statesman website on February 5, 2009.

CAPA Dim Sum Lunch & Discussion Groups

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

CAPA
China American Psychoanalytic Alliance
Invites  you
Dim Sum Lunch & Discussion Groups


CapaCouch             

 Saturday, January 16    9:20 AM – 2:00 PM
RED EGG  202 Centre Street NY
9:20-  9:50   Coffee/Tea
9:50-11:05  Group 1 Transference with Chinese patients
 11:15-12:30  Group 2 Counter transference with Chinese patients
2:30-02:00  Dim Sum Lunch
 COME IN PERSON  $80
COME ON LINE       $15
           Pay by credit card Click Here  or
Send a Check to CAPA
 c/o R. Cheng
P.O.Box 541301
               Flushing, NY 11354             

Sheldon Harnick Raises the Curtain on ‘Fiddler’ Memories

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read: Sheldon Harnick Raises the Curtain on ‘Fiddler’ Memories by Masha Leon on the Forward website on January 5, 2016.

‘Fiddler’ lyricist Sheldon Harnick, R, weighed in in on the latest production. With him in this photo is composer Jerry Bock, L, and The Forward’s Masha Leon.

Art as a Learning Process: The Legacy of Black Mountain College

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: Art as a Learning Process: The Legacy of Black Mountain College by Robert Moeller on the Hyperallergic Website on January 5, 2016.

Josef Albers, “Leaf Study IX” (c. 1940), leaves on paper, 28 x 24 ¾ in (© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society [ARS], New York, photo by Tim Nighswander / Imaging 4 Art)

Frank Capra: The Early Collection

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Frank Capra: The Early Collection—The American filmmaker’s most ambitious and honest work
By Charles Bogle on the World Socialist Web Site on January 6, 2016.

Frank Capra in the 1930s

Bernard-Henri Lévy: The World Must Stand Up to Saudi Arabia

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Bernard-Henri Lévy: The World Must Stand Up to Saudi Arabia on the Algemeiner website on January 5, 2016.

President Obama with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef. Photo: Screenshot.

Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud

Posted January 7th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud: Cheap and effective, CBT became the dominant form of therapy, consigning Freud to psychology’s dingy basement. But new studies have cast doubt on its supremacy – and shown dramatic results for psychoanalysis. Is it time to get back on the couch? by Oliver Burkeman on the Guardian website on January 7, 2016. Read the rest of this post »

Swan Song by Micheal Kildea

Posted January 6th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Swan Song by Micheal Kildea.

Europa and the bull depicted by Jean-François de Troy (1716).

Lyrical Tuesday: Yiddish Songs

Posted January 5th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Lyrical Tuesdays

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Click Here to Listen to: Chava Alberstein -Two Yiddish songs on YouTube.  (I Stand Beneath a Carob Tree and The Golden Peacock)

Lyrics to Ikh shtey unter a bokserboym (I Stand Beneath a Carob Tree):

Ikh shtey unter a bokserboym
A bokserboym
Tsu im derklibn kh’hob zikh koym
Ikh hob zikh koym

Ikh zits unter a faygnboym
A faygnboym
Arum iz grin arum iz groym
S’iz grin un groym Read the rest of this post »

“Authoritarianism as an Illness of Societies” (With a View Towards Treatment) with Jay Frankel at IPTAR

Posted January 5th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

IPTAR and The New School for Social Research Clinical Psychology Department Present JAY FRANKEL, PH.D. “Authoritarianism as an Illness of Societies” (With a View Towards Treatment)
March 5, 2016 9:30–1:30 p.m
CE Approved for 4 Credits
Discussants: Richard J. Bernstein, Ph.D and Dorothee C. von Tippelskirch-Eissing, Ph.D

Some groups, from families up to states, violate the needs of their individual members for the benefit of those in power. And sometimes the powerless collude in their own oppression—a psychological enslavement. Dr. Frankel Read the rest of this post »

Attacks on Hoffman Report From Military Psychologists Obfuscate Detainee Abuse

Posted January 5th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Attacks on Hoffman Report From Military Psychologists Obfuscate Detainee Abuse by Stephen Soldz and Steven Reisner on the Counter Punch Website on January 5, 2016.

Lulu: A new production of a challenging 20th century opera

Posted January 5th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read:  Lulu: A new production of a challenging 20th century opera By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on January 4, 2016.

Alban Berg, drawing by Emil Stumpp (1926)

Fireman Shostakovich

Posted January 5th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read: Fireman Shostakovich by Anna Aslanyan on the London Review of Books blog on January 2, 2016.