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Letter from Berlin: The Last Trial

Posted February 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Letter from Berlin The Last Trial: A great-grandmother, Auschwitz, and the arc of justice by Elizabeth Kolbert in The New Yorker in the February 16, 2015 issue.

Franziska Maass’s message to her children: “I think a lot about you. I am very lonely.”CREDIT COURTESY MARLENE KOLBERT

 

Writer’s Wednesday: Gary Shteyngart

Posted February 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Gary Shteyngart on the Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: ‘Finally, proof that 12 years of psychoanalysis paid off for someone’ Reviews of Little Failure by Gary Shtengart on this website.

Click Here to Read: Why Gary Shteyngart Remains His Own Best Creation, Review of  Gary Shteyngart’s Little Failure in the Jewish Daily Forward on this website. Read the rest of this post »

French Prime Minister Manual Valls on the “intolerable rise of anti-Semitism in France.”

Posted February 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  French Prime Minister Manual Valls on the “intolerable rise of anti-Semitism in France.” Anti-Defamation League on YouTube.

After a Guilty Plea, a Prison Term and a Movie, a Sex Abuse Case Returns

Posted February 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read:  After a Guilty Plea, a Prison Term and a Movie, a Sex Abuse Case Returns by Jesse Wegman in The New York Times on February 9. 2015.

Was Brian Williams a Victim of False Memory?

Posted February 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

MEMORYClick Here To Read: Was Brian Williams a Victim of False Memory? By Tara Parker-Pope in The New York Times on February 9, 2015.

Brian Williams, anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” with American troops at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, Iraq, in March 2007. He has temporarily stepped down from his newscast responsibilities.Credit Photo by Jeff Riggins/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Exporting trauma: can the talking cure do more harm than good?

Posted February 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Exporting trauma: can the talking cure do more harm than good? When disaster strikes aid agencies are increasingly focusing on mental health as well as food and shelter. But without cultural understanding, pushing western treatment can do damage. Cue the rise of the humanitarian anthropologist … by Anna Leach on the Guardian Website on February 5, 2015.

Insurance and Its Discontents

Posted February 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Insurance and Its Discontents By Darcy Lockman in The New York Times on February 10, 2015.

Stressed by Money? Get on the Couch

Posted February 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read: Stressed by Money? Get on the Couch by Paul Sullivan in The New York Times on February 9, 2015.

Mars Rover Finds Stronger Potential for Life

Posted February 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Mars Rover Finds Stronger Potential for Life By Marc Kaufman in The New York Times on December 8, 2014.

A panoramic view of the surface of Mars from the Curiosity rover. Mount Sharp can be seen in the distance. CreditNASA

Movies Monday: Hard to Be a God

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read: Hard to Be a God on Wikipedia.

 Click Here to View:  Hard to Be a God (2014) Trailer #2, english subtitles by Arthur Mardeev on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: The Dark Master of Russian Film, Review of Hard to Be a God by Aleksei German Reviewed by Gabriel Winslow-Yost in The New York Review of Books on January 31, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Hard to Be a God: Brilliant Russian Film Imagines Humanity Without a Renaissance By Calum Marsh in The Village Voice on February 26, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes: The Fear of Feeling Real by Richard A. Chefetz

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes

Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes
THE FEAR OF FEELING REAL
By Richard A. Chefetz, M.D.

This book is Rich’s effort to show people what the psychodynamic treatment of the dissociative disorders is really like. Using highly detailed case vignettes as well as extensive case discussions that sometimes span several chapters and include verbatim dialogue, the minds of both patient and clinician becomes visible as the difficult work of treating trauma and dissociation is spelled out. Problems like repetition of self-destructive behavior, Read the rest of this post »

The Attention Machine

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: The Attention Machine by Taylor Beck in The Atlantic Monthly on February 9 2015.

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning by Lisa Zyga on the Psy.org Website on February 9, 2015.

This is an artist’s concept of the metric expansion of space, where space (including hypothetical non-observable portions of the universe) is represented at each time by the circular sections. Note on the left the dramatic Read the rest of this post »

Northwestern University Professor David E. Tolchinsky’s Debut Play to Premiere in NYC

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read: Northwestern University Professor David E. Tolchinsky’s Debut Play to Premiere in NYC on the Broadway World Chicago Website on February 5, 2015.

Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read: Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Women Doing ‘Office Housework’ By Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg in The New York Times on February 6, 2015.

Gaetan Bally/Keystone for The New York Times

Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure, Part II with Paola Mieli at Après-Coup

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: A Dangerous Method

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents
Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure, Part II
Paola Mieli

Friday, February 13, 2015, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, Room 408, New York, NY

Clinical understanding and the direction of the cure in psychoanalysis differ from those of all other clinical practices. Based on selected readings of Freud’s and Lacan’s texts, this seminar addresses the specificity of clinical analysis and its aim, and reflect on savoir-faire in the transference. Read the rest of this post »

A Walk Through the Gallery “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” at the Museum of Modern Art

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

MattiseMOMAClick Here to Read: CLOSING SOON A Walk Through the Gallery “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in The New York Times on February 6, 2015.

Screen Memories: A Neglected Freudian Discovery? with Eugene Mahon at NYPSI

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Scientific Meeting
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY, 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 8 – 10:00 PM
Eugene Mahon, M.D.
Screen Memories:A Neglected Freudian Discovery?
Discussant: Martin Silverman, M.D. Read the rest of this post »

German television series Tannbach and German postwar history

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Tannbach_02Click Here To Read:  German television series Tannbach and German postwar history By Sybille Fuchs on the World Socialist Web Site on February 8, 2015.

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Israelis Gather To Revive Yiddish Language In The Holy Land

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Israelis Gather To Revive Yiddish Language In The Holy Land by Eliyahu Berkowitz on the JPUpdates website on February 8. 2-15.