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Astronomers say they’ve found the biggest structure in the universe and they named it the BOSS

Posted March 12th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Astronomers say they’ve found the biggest structure in the universe and they named it the BOSS By Sarah Kaplan in The Washington Post on March 11, 2016.

You think the Milky Way (shown here in the night sky over the German island of Fehmarn) is big? Pfft. Wait till you hear about the BOSS Great Wall. (Daniel Reinhardt/European Pressphoto Agency)

Members’ Presentations: Psychoanalysis in Intension and Extension at Après-Coup

Posted March 11th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents

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MEMBERS’ PRESENTATIONS

Psychoanalysis in Intension and Extension

Scott Von—Wild Analysis: Lacan’s Intention and Extension
Andrew Stein—Psychoanalysis in Extension: Working in Institutions
Todd Dean—Potential Space: Notes on Borderlines
Annie Muir—The Subject of Language: Mother Tongue and Foreign Tongue Read the rest of this post »

Beyond Good and Evil: The Virtue of Being Ted Cruz

Posted March 11th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Beyond Good and Evil: The Virtue of Being Ted Cruz by Clancy Martin on The New Republic on
March 11, 2016.

When Yiddish theater gave Broadway a run for its gelt

Posted March 11th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read: When Yiddish theater gave Broadway a run for its gelt on by Cathryn J. Prince on the Times of Israel Website on March 11, 2016.

‘New York’s Yiddish Theater’ Explores a Fractious Heritage of Melodrama and Musicals

Posted March 11th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Plays

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Click Here to Read: ‘New York’s Yiddish Theater’ Explores a Fractious Heritage of Melodrama and Musicals By Joseph Berger in The New York Times on March 10, 2016.

An exhibit devoted to Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye stories and to “Fiddler on the Roof,’’ the musical they inspired.
JAKE NAUGHTON FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

History Friday: George Macaulay Trevelyan

Posted March 11th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: History Friday

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Click Here to Read: G. M. Trevelyan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: GM Trevelyan: a historian in tune with his time, and ours: Trevelyan poured out his patriotic feelings for the endangered fabric of English life By David Cannadine on the Telegraph Website on July 21, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Obituary: George Macaulay Trevelyan, 1876-1962 in History Today Volume 12 Issue 9 September 1962. Read the rest of this post »

Localization and its Discontents: A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines

Posted March 10th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Science News

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Click Here to Read: Review of Localization and its Discontents: A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines, by Katja Guenther, Reviewed by Janet Sayers on the Times Higher Education website on March 10, 2016

Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely

Posted March 10th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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This translation of Gradiva award winner Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely co-edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira and Arthur A. Lynch now published in Chinese in China.  Comments from Dr Tong and a Chinese scholar are included in the book.

Click Here to Purchase: Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely on IPBooks.net

Click Here For the Table of Contents of Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely

Dustin Hoffman on the PBS Show Finding Your Roots

Posted March 10th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to View:  Clip from Video of  Dustin Hoffman on the PBS Show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on Facebook on the Israel Project.

Click Here to View: The full Episode with Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow of the PBS Show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on the PBS.org website.

One psychologist who gets it

Posted March 10th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: One psychologist who gets it: “Trans” kids and their parents deserve better on the $th Wave Now website on July 30, 2015.

Psychoanalysis in El Barrio: Film Screening

Posted March 10th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Movies

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis in El Barrio: Film Screening Friday, April 1, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM
New School University at Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY.

How to Break Up with Your Therapist

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to Read and View:  How to Break Up with Your Therapist and the Short Film  by Teddy Blanks and Alex Karpovsky that dramatizes John Kenney’s “The Last Session,” the latest episode of The New Yorker Presents  on Amazon.com  on March 8, 2016.

The Case for Shutting Down the Republican Party

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Case for Shutting Down the Republican Party: The rise of Donald Trump presents an opportunity for the party to start afresh by Bill Scher on The New Republic website on March 9, 2016

Psychologists and massage therapists are reporting ‘Trump anxiety’ among clients

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Psychologists and massage therapists are reporting ‘Trump anxiety’ among clients By Paul Schwartzman in the Washington Post on March 6, 2016.

Reflecting on Traumatic Brain Injury Month

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Guthrie Centenary

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Click Here to Read: Reflecting on Traumatic Brain Injury Month: Kurt Goldstein and Frieda Fromm-Reichmann on Traumatic Brain Injury: Symptoms are an amalgam of neurological injuries and the survivor’s individual physical and psychological efforts to adapt to those injuries By Harold Kudler, MD on the American Psychoanalytic Association website on March 8, 2016.

Pogrom Erupts in Przytyk, for Which Jews Would Be Blamed

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Guthrie Centenary

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Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1936: Pogrom Erupts in Przytyk, for Which Jews Would Be Blamed. A Jew fired the first shot to ward off Poles attacking his home, and would be sentenced to 8 years by David B. Green on the Ha’aretz website on March 09, 2016.

Jewish graves in the Polish town of Przytyk, where Jews would take the brunt of blame for the pogrom that erupted on March 9, 1936.Rafał Terkner, Wikimedia Commons

Rare Photos of History

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

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Click Here to View: Rare Photos of History A pickup truck flees from the pyroclastic flows spewing from the Mt.Pinatubo volcano in the Philippines, on June 17, 1991. This was the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century on the Daily Bananas website.

3 Things White Men With Black Bosses Should Know

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: 3 Things White Men With Black Bosses Should Know by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on March 7, 2016.

The Frank Gehry Story

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:  The Frank Gehry Story, review of Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry by Paul Goldberger, Reviewed by Ingrid D. Rowland in The New York Review of Books in the March 24, 2016 ISSUE.

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, designed by architect Frank Gehry. At left are the Nervión River and La Salve Bridge, adorned with Daniel Buren’s artwork Red Arches (2007), commissioned for the museum’s tenth anniversary.

 

‘A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community’

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: ‘A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community’ exhibit at Yiddish Book Center By Cori Urban on the Mass Live website on March 08, 2016.

Best friends Marta Swiderska (left) and Olga Pressler are shown in their uniforms on the first day of school in 1934. Olga was Jewish and Marta was Catholic.