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The brash matinee idol who treated life as a metaphor

Posted May 2nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:  The brash matinee idol who treated life as a metaphor Assi Dayan, the son of a revered general, wanted to show that Israel was more than just ‘grapefruit and soldiers’ BY Jessica Steinberg on the Times of Israel website on May 1, 2014.

Assi Dayan, in 2013, still working, staging, directing (photo credit: Moshe Shai/Flash 90)

Click Here to View:  BeTipul Episode 1 on this website.  Read the rest of this post »

Sudek, Janáček, Huvaldy, and Me with Adele Tutter at NYPSI

Posted May 2nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: A Dangerous Method

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

Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 8 – 10 p.m.

Sudek, Janáček, Huvaldy, and Me with Adele Tutter, M.D., Ph.D. Read the rest of this post »

Photography Friday: Deborah Olesh

Posted May 1st, 2014 by jseligmann
Categories: Photography

Autumn, Lake CelesteAutumn, by Deborah Olesh

If you would like to have your photographs considered for internationalpsychoanalysis.net’s Photography Friday, please send your jpegs to Joel Seligmann, the Photography Editor.

 

May American Psychological Association Division 39 Insight Newsletter

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:  May American Psychological Association Division 39 Insight Newsletter.

May Events at YIVO

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

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Open Secret: The Jewish Sound in Soviet Music

Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series

SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014 | 3pm

CONCERT & LECTURE

Before World War II, the Soviet Union was the only country in the world to officially promote Jewish music. After World War II, Soviet authorities declared that Jewish music did not exist. Yet all along, major Soviet composers found deep inspiration in the sounds of Ashkenazi music. How did these composers manage to weave Jewish themes into some of the most stirring music of postwar Soviet Read the rest of this post »

The Magic of Psychoanalysis

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read:   The Magic of Psychoanalysis by Lawrence Blum on the Clinical Psychiatry News website on March 26, 2014.

An Interview with Jonathan Shedler

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:   An Interview with Jonathan Shedler by the Editors of the DivisionReview on April  23, 2014,

After 5 Years, Scant Progress on Restitution for Holocaust Survivors Promises of Terezin Ring Hollow Across Eastern Europe

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  After 5 Years, Scant Progress on Restitution for Holocaust Survivors Promises of Terezin Ring Hollow Across Eastern Europe By Uriel Heilman in The Jewish Daily Forward on April 21, 2014.

COURTESY OF CZECH REPUBLIC Promises Deferred: Dignitaries from 46 nations agreed to provide help for needy Holocaust survivors in a landmark 2009 conference in Prague. Now, those promises ring hollow.

The Secret Jewish History of William Shakespeare

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read:  The Secret Jewish History of William Shakespeare: 450 Years Later, Bard Remains a Man of Infinite Jewishness By Seth Rogovoy in the Jewish Daily Forward on April 23, 2014.

 

One million years of the human story in Britain

Posted April 29th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  One million years of the human story in Britain By Joan Smith on The World Socialist Web Site on  April 26, 2014.

Neanderthal model in Gallery 2. Copyright Trustees of NHM, London

Reading Pain in a Human Face

Posted April 29th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Reading Pain in a Human Face By Jan Hoffman in The New York Times on April 28, 2014.

Can you tell which expressions show real pain and which ones are feigned? A study found that human observers had no better than a 55 percent rate of success, even with training, while a computer was accurate about 85 percent of the time. (The answers: A. Fake. B. Real. C. Real.)

The Continuing Evolution of Genes

Posted April 29th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read:  The Continuing Evolution of Genes By Carl  Zimmer in The New York Times on April 28, 2014.

Studies of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, have found that some species have new genes, suggesting recent evolution. CreditZach Wise for The New York Times

Courage as a Component of the Psychoanalytic Attitude with Clara Nemas

Posted April 29th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Visiting Kleinian Analyst Series
Clara Nemas M.D.

Courage as a Component of the Psychoanalytic Attitude
“If you have no stomach for anxiety, you are in the wrong profession” W.Bion

Friday May 30th at The Culture Center, New York 8 PM

This paper is located on the frontier between practice and ethics. The Read the rest of this post »

Child psychology researchers find link between mechanical understanding and learning

Posted April 29th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Child psychology researchers find link between mechanical understanding and learning  by Nicole Stiles on the Daily Texan website on April 28, 2014,

 

 

Sociology Monday: Daniel Bell (1919-2011)

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Sociology Monday

Daniel Bell (1919-2011)

Daniel Bell was one of the most influential sociologists and public intellectuals in the post-war era. His most famous works include The End of Ideology(related to the Cold War) in which he argued that the imperative of the new, post-war economy narrowed the field of ideology so that real ideological and political choices would be significantly attenuated by the technological imperatives of the new organization of production; The Coming of Post-Industrial Society in which he discussed the impact of the shift from industrial societies in which the production of goods is the dominant activity to post-industrialism which is largely based on the training for and delivery of services by the application of science and technology in the most advanced economies in the last quarter of the 20th century; and The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism in which he posited Read the rest of this post »

Thomas Szasz, Relentless Freedom Fighter, Dead at 92

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:  Thomas Szasz, Relentless Freedom Fighter, Dead at 92  by Jacob Sullum on the Reason.com website on   September 11, 2012.

Segregated From Its History, How ‘Ghetto’ Lost Its Meaning

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Segregated From Its History, How ‘Ghetto’ Lost Its Meaning by Camila Domonske on the code switch website on April 27, 2014.

The pushcart market in the East Side Ghetto of New York’s Jewish Quarter was a hive of activity in the early 1900s.  Ewing  Galloway/Getty Images

Jacques Lacan and Ella Freeman Sharpe: Analysts of a Single Dream with Jamieson Webster at CFS

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

27 Rue de Fleurus, a Salon Meeting of the Contemporary Freudian Society
“Jacques Lacan and Ella Freeman Sharpe: Analysts of a Single Dream”
A Discussion with Jamieson Webster, PhD

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
8:30 to 10:00pm
Location: Upper West Side TBA Read the rest of this post »

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Posted April 27th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Poetry

by Eugene Mahon

A Note from the Poetry Editor:

This evening, and continuing until tomorrow evening, is the 2014  observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day – called, alternatively, Holocaust Memorial Day.  Because we have in our files a strong poem about this solemn day by one of our readers, Eugene Mahon, we have obtained his permission to post it today for your reflection.

Sincerely,

Irene Willis

 

Holocaust Remembrance Day

At dawn
the dead arose again, Read the rest of this post »

This Is Your Brain on Great Literature

Posted April 27th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  This Is Your Brain on Great Literature by Amir D. Aczel on the Time Magazine website on April 26, 2014.

Petworth, West Sussex, England. An female old age pensioner looks through a selection of second hand books at a bookshop shop sale.Copyright Homer Sykes.