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News & Events at YIVO

Posted September 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Books, Plays, Poetry

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Taras Shevchenko:
Ukrainian Nationalism, Poetry, and the Jews
Tuesday, September 30 | 7:00pm
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On Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko’s bicentennial, distinguished literary scholars Gennady Estraikh (NYU; YIVO), Peter Fedynsky, Amelia Glaser, and Myroslav Shkandrij discuss Shevchenko’s impact on Jewish intellectuals, Ukrainian-Jewish collaboration, and the relationship between poetry and politics. Read more…
This program is sponsored by the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter. Read the rest of this post »

Wuhan, China

Posted September 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography, Wuhan

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Click Here to Read:  Posts in the Wuhan Category on this website.

How to Have a Well-Behaved Child, Parts 1 and 2 by Kenneth Barish

Posted September 20th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Ciick Here to Read: How to Have a Well-Behaved Child, Part 1 by Kenneth Barish on the Huffington Post website on June 26, 2014.

Click Here to Read: 15 Rules To Foster Good Behavior In Children by Kenneth Barish on the Huffington Post website on September 10, 2014.

The Genealogy of Object (petit) with Marco Antonio Coutinho Jorge at Après-Coup

Posted September 20th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:30 am – 2:00 pm

THE GENEALOGY OF OBJET (PETIT) A, Workshop MARCO ANTONIO COUTINHO JORGE
Lacan often said that object a and the real were his only two inventions in psychoanalytic theory. It’s startling, then, to Read the rest of this post »

The Case for Delayed Adulthood

Posted September 20th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Case for Delayed Adulthood by Laurence Steinberg in The New York Times on September 19, 2014.

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71 years later, Sobibor gas chambers unearthed

Posted September 19th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:   71 years later, Sobibor gas chambers unearthed: Yad Vashem announces ‘very important’ find at death camp where 250,000 Jews were murdered over 18 months in 1942-3 BY Marissa Newman on the Times of Israel website on September 17, 2014.

The gas chambers at the Sobibor death camp in Poland (photo credit: Yoram Haimi)

Literature, Sadism, Beauty and Psychoanalysis: A Psychoanalyst looks at Flaubert Presenter with Catherine Lindenman at NPAP

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis NPAP; Continuing Education Committee Presents
Literature, Sadism, Beauty and Psychoanalysis: A Psychoanalyst looks at Flaubert
Presenter: Catherine Lindenman

Sunday, September 28, 2014
6:00 – 7:30 pm
at NPAP, 40 West 13 Street*

How do psychoanalysts read, reflect on and talk about literature? Come and muse and engage with the edge of imagery in a psychoanalytic/literary evening.

Gustave Flaubert is recognized as the father of the modern novel. One feature of his writing that makes him a full member of Read the rest of this post »

Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium?

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium? By Anna Fels in The New York Times on September 13, 2014.

Joel Levy named president and CEO of New York’s Center for Jewish History

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read: Joel Levy named president and CEO of New York’s Center for Jewish History Levy most recently served as development director at the Vera Institute of Justice and was formerly the New York Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League for nine years by JTA on the Haaretz website on September 17, 2014.

YIVO has been housed at the Center for Jewish History since 1999. Photo by Wikimedia Commons

Leonard Bernstein: A New Look at His Rise, His Foibles, and His Impact on Music History

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read:  MUSIC:  Leonard Bernstein: A New Look at His Rise, His Foibles, and His Impact on Music History The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal. By Yale University Press on the Tablet Website on September 15, 2014.

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Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 1: Something different in filmmaking

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 1: Something different in filmmaking By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on  September 18, 2014.

Philosophy Thursday: Stephen Toulmin

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  Stephen Toulmin on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  The Toulmin Model of Argument.on the Carson Newman University website.

Click Here to Read: The Toulmin Method on the Colorado State University website.

Shame, Guilt & Prejudice at NAAP

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:
 Shame, Guilt & Prejudice: Emerging Possibilities November 15, 2014 at The Scholastic Center, New York City.

The Last Amazon: Wonder Woman returns

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: The Last Amazon:  Wonder Woman returns by Jill LePore in The New Yorker in the September 22, 2014 issue.

YIVO News and Events

Posted September 17th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Poetry

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Please join us in welcoming Professor Gennady Estraikh of New York University as the first Albert B. Ratner Visiting Scholar in East European Jewish Literature. While in residence at YIVO, he will moderate a public panel on Taras Shevchenko, give a lecture on American Jewish Communist novelist Howard Fast, and teach a course on modernist Yiddish literature in translation.

We invite you to meet Professor Estraikh at a special YIVO Member Reception at 5:30 pm on October 7. Keep up with Professor Estraikh’s activities at YIVO on Facebook, and by following us on Twitter @yivoinstitute. Read the rest of this post »

WMO report: Greenhouse gas levels accelerating at record pace

Posted September 17th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  WMO report: Greenhouse gas levels accelerating at record pace By Daniel de Vries on the World Socialist Web Site on September 17, 2014.

Opening ceremony, farewell session, Wuhan Psychotherapy program by Arlene Kramer Richards

Posted September 17th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Wuhan
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Click Here to Read:  Other Posts about Wuhan on this Website.
Opening ceremony, farewell session, Wuhan Psychotherapy Program  September  2014
Arlene Kramer Richards
We have come to the start of an ending of a wonderful experience. For me this training has been the adventure of a lifetime. I have cherished learning a culture that seemed almost new to me. I have come to care deeply for my fellow teachers, For the wonderful administrators who take such great care in organizing our Read the rest of this post »

Arlene Kramer Richards and the Power of Women

Posted September 17th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Arlene Kramer Richards and the Power of Women, Review of Psychoanalysis: Listening to Understand by Arlene Kramer Richards, Reviewed by Irene Javors.

Click Here to Read: Sale! Sale! Sale! COWAP Conference: Myths of the Mighty Woman: What Makes a Woman? on this website.

The article originally appeared as  Javors, Ireme (2014) Arlene Kramer Richards and the Power of Women., Clio’s Psyche Vol. 21 # 2 (September 2014): 236-238 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Click Here to Buy: Psychoanalysis: Listening to Understand by Arlene Kramer Richards.

 

 

 

 

Art Born of Great Wound with Spyros D. Orfanos and Sophia Richman at AIP

Posted September 16th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS
OF THE KAREN HORNEY PSYCHOANALYTIC CENTER
Established in 1941
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com
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SCIENTIFIC MEETING: Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Spyros D. Orfanos and Sophia Richman
ART BORN OF THE GREAT WOUND Read the rest of this post »

Battling the Life and Death Forces of Sadomasochism: Clinical Perspectives at CFS

Posted September 16th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE CONTEMPORARY FREUDIAN SOCIETY
presents at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York City

Battling the Life and Death Forces of Sadomasochism:
Clinical Perspectives
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014, Program: 2:00-4:30; Reception 4:30-5:00
An afternoon of Case Presentations and Discussions from a rich variety of approaches

Harriet I Basseches, Paula L Ellman, Nancy R Goodman, (editors)
Sheldon Bach, Alan Bass, Steven Ellman, Andrea Greenman, Richard Reichbart Read the rest of this post »