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Bion Clinical Seminars in Los Angeles and New York City at IPTAR

Posted June 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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IPTAR PRESENTS
 BION’S CLINICAL SEMINARS IN LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK CITY
Joseph Aguayo, Ph.D.
November 21 and 22, 2014
IPTAR WEST, 140 W. 97th Street
Dr. Aguayo will discuss the only two clinical seminars ever given by Wilfred Bion in the United States:  the Los Angeles Seminars and Supervision in 1967; and the IPTAR Seminars in New York City in 1977.  The presenter’s interest lies primarily in bringing clinical Bion to the fore and in examining some of Bion’s ground-breaking concepts when he first introduced them in the 1960’s and 70’s.  On Friday evening, Dr. Aguayo will take up the clinical and technical Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: Peter Unger

Posted June 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  Peter Unger on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Philosophy is a Bunch of Empty Ideas:  Interview with Peter Unger by Grace Boey on the 3 Quarks Daily website on June 16, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy by Peter Unger on the Amazon.com website

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Piketty v. Marx The two economists have a lot in common, but their differences matter too

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read:  Piketty v. Marx The two economists have a lot in common, but their differences matter too by Russel Jacoby on the New Republic website on June 7, 2014.

CAPA Supverisors Needed

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, China

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Travelling 36,000 years underground in France’s Chauvet cave

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

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Click Here to Read :  Travelling 36,000 years underground in France’s Chauvet cave  By Philomene Bouillon on the Yahoo News Website on June 22, 2014.

The Little Stamp That Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to Listen To:  The Little Stamp That Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World on the BBC Radio 4 website on  June 23, 2015.

Methodist pastor who officiated son’s same-sex wedding is reinstated

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here to Read and View: Methodist pastor who officiated son’s same-sex wedding is reinstated By Rande Iaboni on the CNN website with Video on June 25, 2014.

The Neanderthal Inside Us

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Science News

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Click Here to View:  The Neanderthal Inside Us, Video with Svante Paabo Swedish biologist who studies evolutionary genetics By Erik Olsen  on The New York Times Website.

The Ninety-Minute Anxiety Dream

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Ninety-Minute Anxiety Dream by Simon Critchley on The New York Review of Books  Blog on June  25, 2014.

Matthias Hangst/Getty Images. England’s Wayne Rooney during England’s World Cup match against Uruguay, June 19, 2014).

Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame?

Posted June 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame? by Bill McKibben in The New York Review of Books in the July 10 Issue.  

John Weller/Rizzoli 2013. An Adélie penguin on an iceberg in the Ross Sea; photograph by John Weller from his book The Last Ocean: Antarctica’s Ross Sea Project, Saving the Most Pristine Ecosystem on Earth. It includes a foreword by Carl Safina and is published by Rizzoli.

This Is What 500 Years of Female Portraits in Under 3 Minutes Looks Like

Posted June 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Audio/Video

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Click Here to Read:  This Is What 500 Years of Female Portraits in Under 3 Minutes Looks Like [VIDEO] on the Goodnet website on  May 6, 2014.

Seeing Sons’ Violent Potential, but Finding Little Help or Hope

Posted June 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

SonViolenceClick Here to Read:  Seeing Sons’ Violent Potential, but Finding Little Help or Hope by Benedict Carey in The New York Times on June 21, 2014.

Robert and Lena Serpico with their sons. A day after this photo was taken, their older son left for a therapeutic school in Montana. Credit Taylor Glascock for The New York Times

Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

Posted June 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Cool at 13, Adrift at 23 By Jan Hoffman in The New York Times on June 23, 2014.

Prolific composer and master jazz pianist Horace Silver dies at 85

Posted June 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read: Prolific composer and master jazz pianist Horace Silver dies at 85 By John Andrews on the World Socialist Web Site on June 24, 2014.

Meetings of the AIP 2014-2015

Posted June 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Meetings of the American Institute for Psychoanalysis  2014 – 15
 Thursday, October 30, 2014             8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Topic: TBA
Presenters: Spyros Orfanos, PhD & Sophia Richman, PhD

Thursday, December 4, 2014            8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Topic: TBA
Presenter: Sheldon Itzkowitz, PhD Read the rest of this post »

Analytic Listening and Concepts at CFS

Posted June 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of
The Contemporary Freudian Society
Foundations of Psychoanalytic Practice

We are pleased to offer a course on Analytic Listening and Concepts beginning on September 8, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

This Week in Yedies: News from YIVO

Posted June 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Books

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YIVO Participates in JudaicaLink Encyclopedia Project

The first release of The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe in Linked Open Data (LOD) format is now available at http://data.judaicalink.org/data/yivo/YIVO. The goal of the project is to enrich online reference works and digital humanities in Jewish studies by creating a framework for new links Read the rest of this post »

Fifty years since the murder of the Mississippi civil rights workers

Posted June 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Fifty years since the murder of the Mississippi civil rights workers By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on June 23, 2014.

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Entre Nos (Between US) and Red Father: Aspects of US life and history

Posted June 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read:  Entre Nos (Between US) and Red Father: Aspects of US life and history By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on June 23, 2014.

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The Mystery of the Origins of Yiddish Will Never Be Solved

Posted June 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  The Mystery of the Origins of Yiddish Will Never Be Solved How an academic field—marked by petty fighting, misguided ideological debates, and personal proximity to tragedy—doomed itself By Batya Ungar-Sargon on the June 23, 2014.