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The Blathering Superego at the End of History

Posted June 20th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: The Blathering Superego at the End of History by Emmett Rensin on the Los Angeles Review of Books website on June 18, 2017.

A New Website Tells the Stories of Over 4,000 Lynchings in the United States

Posted June 20th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, General News

Click Here to Read: A New Website Tells the Stories of Over 4,000 Lynchings in the United States: The Equal Justice Initiative, with the support of Google, launched an online interactive that visualizes lynchings from the Civil War to World War II in 20 American states by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on June 16, 2017.

Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror (screenshot by the author for Hyperallergic)

Click Here to Read About and Purchase : On The Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of  American Slavery by Volney Gay on IPBooks.net

Trump supporters’ jaw-dropping hypocrisy

Posted June 20th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read and View: Trump supporters’ jaw-dropping hypocrisy by Dean Obeidallah on the CNN website on June 18, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Interviews for Resistance by Sarah Jaffe  No Is Not Enough: Looking Beyond Trump: A conversation with Naomi Klein on the Baffler.comn website  on June 12, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Democracy—Not Donald Trump—Dies Brutally in ‘Julius Caesar,’ Just as Shakespeare Intended: The Public Theater faced sponsors’ withdrawal and right-wing outrage over the assassination of a Trump-like Julius Caesar. That isn’t the most shocking thing you’ll see onstage by Tim Teeman on the Daily Beast.com on June 13, 2017. Read the rest of this post »

“Listening to Unconscious Dialogue: Creating Meaningful Contact in the Analytic Dyad” at CFS DC

Posted June 20th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

DC ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM: “Listening to Unconscious Dialogue: Creating Meaningful Contact in the Analytic Dyad”
Speakers: Stefano Bolognini, MD and Abbot Bronstein, PhD
Presenters: Maurice Apprey, PhD, CFS Training Analyst and Debra Zatz, MSW, CFS Member
Discussants: Daniel Ciudin, MD, CFS Member, and Shelley Rockwell, PhD, CFS Training Analyst
Saturday, October 14, 9:00am-5:00pm, (6.5 CE Credits) Clinical Case Workshops, Sunday, October 15, 2017 10:00am-12:00pm (2 CE Credits) Read the rest of this post »

Analytic Listening and Concepts at CFS

Posted June 20th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of The Contemporary Freudian Society: Foundations of Psychoanalytic Practice
We are pleased to offer a six-week course on Analytic Listening and Concepts beginning Fall 2017. This course qualifies for 9 Continuing Education credits.

This course is suitable for students from a wide variety of backgrounds, including practicing clinicians from all disciplines, recent graduates of Masters-level or Doctoral-level programs, professionals considering changing careers, and anyone interested in exploring the possibility of post-graduate psychoanalytic training.

Applicants to our Psychoanalysis Training Programs are also encouraged to enroll.
Analytic Listening and Concepts, Instructor: Hadassah Ramin, LCSW, Dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm, Location: Upper West Side Read the rest of this post »

No Is Not Enough: Looking Beyond Trump: A conversation with Naomi Klein

Posted June 19th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Interviews for Resistance by Sarah Jaffe  No Is Not Enough: Looking Beyond Trump: A conversation with Naomi Klein on the Baffler.comn website  on June 12, 2017.

The ‘Trump Dossier,’ or How Russia Helped America Break Itself

Posted June 19th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: The ‘Trump Dossier,’ or How Russia Helped America Break Itself: Getting Trump elected was not Putin’s goal. The Kremlin just wanted to sow discord and delegitimize the United States’ democratic institutions. Mission accomplished? By Mark Galeotti on the Tablet Website on June 13, 2017.

Consciousness: Who’s at the Wheel?

Posted June 19th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read: Consciousness: Who’s at the Wheel? Riccardo Manzotti and Tim Parks on the New York Review of Books Daily website on June 17, 2017.

Putting Profits Ahead of Patients

Posted June 19th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Donald Trump

Click Here to Read: Putting Profits Ahead of Patients by Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband The New York ReEview of Books in the July 13, 2017 Issue.

“S’auteuriser de lui-même?” with Alain Didier-Weill and Jean-Michel Vives at Après-Coup

Posted June 19th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

We regretfully announce that due to unforeseen circumstances, Alain Didier-Weill will not be able to attend this conference.

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents

PANEL DISCUSSION
“S’auteuriser de lui-même?”
Alain Didier-Weill and Jean-Michel Vives

Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:30 am – 2:30 pm
The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, New York, NY

When Lacan says “the analyst is authorized only by himself,” to what does “himself” (lui-même) refer? Far from being a solipsistic turn back upon the self, this lui-même implies an opening onto the Real and receptivity toward the unexpected. The discourse of the analyst is one in which a subject ventures an act of creation through a speech act.

Alain Didier-Weill is a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist and writer. He was a member of the École freudienne de Paris and active participant in Lacan’s 1975, ’76 and ’80 seminars. He co-founded Coût freudien, and Read the rest of this post »

Movie Monday: My Cousin Rachel

Posted June 19th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

Click Here To Read:  My Cousin Rachel: Was she innocent or guilty—and what would it signify? By David Walsh on the World Socialist Website on June 17, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Review: In ‘My Cousin Rachel,’ It’s Kiss or Be Killed By Manhola Darsgis in The New York Times on June 8, 2017.

Click Here to Read: My Cousin Rachel Review by Glenn Kenny on the Roger Ebert.com website on June 9, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  My Cousin Rachel review – fateful attraction: Rachel Weisz is captivating as the enigmatic heroine in a Daphne du Maurier adaptation that adds modern psychology to the period drama by Mark Kermode on the Guardian website on June 11, 2017. Read the rest of this post »

The Madness of King Donald

Posted June 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:   The Madness of King Donald: When people start asking questions about a king’s mental stability, the story usually doesn’t end well for the monarch BY Richard Evans on the Finanicial Times Website on June 13, 2017.

ILLUSTRATION BY BRUCE EMMETT

Psychoanalysis on YouTube

Posted June 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

Click Here to View: Psychoanalysis on YouTube.

Is Trump mentally fit to be president?

Posted June 18th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Is Trump mentally fit to be president? Let’s consult the U.S. Army’s field manual on leadership by  Prudence L. Gourguechon in the Los Angeles Times on June 16, 2017.

President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on June 15. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

13th International Sándor Ferenczi Conference, Florence, Italy, May 3-6, 2018

Posted June 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

13th International Sándor Ferenczi Conference, Florence, Italy, May 3-6, 2018
Ferenczi in Our Time and A Renaissance of Psychoanalysis

This conference will bring together an international gathering of clinicians, researchers, and academics to discuss and debate the present-day relevance of Ferenczi’s ideas and work.

The themes of the conference, Introjection and Transmission; Trauma, Fragmentation and Narrative; Innovations in the Clinical Encounter: Elasticity, Relaxation and Mutuality, are indicative of the breadth of Ferenczi’s creative psychoanalytic thinking and research. On these broad themes, contributors and audience are invited to add their own creative narratives based on collegial discourse with colleagues in a Ferenczian Psychoanalytic Renaissance. Read the rest of this post »

Shrink-wrapped

Posted June 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read: Shrink-wrapped by Andrew Scull in the Times Literary Supplement on June 8, 2017.

“Brainscape 17” (etching and aquatint), 2006, by Susan Aldworth
© Susan Aldworth/Bridgeman Images

The Goldwater Rule – A Conversation Between Dominic A. Sisti and Jonathan D. Moreno

Posted June 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

Click Here to View: The Goldwater Rule – A Conversation Between Dominic A. Sisti and Jonathan D. Moreno from Penn Medical Ethics & Health Policy Online website on YouTube.

Jonathan Moreno

My Father, the Everyman of Holocaust Survivors

Posted June 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: My Father, the Everyman of Holocaust Survivors: He rarely spoke about what he endured as an individual. What mattered, I recently realized, was what he’d experienced with others By Robert Rosenbergo on the Tablet website on October 24, 2014.

Jews in the Łódź ghetto rounded up for deportation to Auschwitz during the summer of 1944. (Photograph by Henryk Ross. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Benjamin Meed.)Jews in the Łódź ghetto rounded up for deportation to Auschwitz during the summer of 1944. (Photograph by Henryk Ross. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Benjamin Meed.)

The International Field Theory Association

Posted June 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: The International Field Theory Association website.

The North’s Role in Supplying the South with Confederate Monuments

Posted June 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

Click Here to Read: The North’s Role in Supplying the South with Confederate Monuments: Confederate monuments would not exist in such large numbers without mass production, which, in the wake of the Civil War, took place more often in the North than in the South.
by Lola Arellano-Fryer on the HyperAllergic website on June 14th, 2017.

Click Here to Read About and Purchase: On The Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of American Slavery by Volney Gay on IPbooks.