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News from CAPA

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Dear Colleagues,

I want to bring you up to date on what all of us have been doing.

MEMBERSHIP 448 (When we were incorporated in 2006, there were about 45 members) Australia-4, Bolivia-1, Brazil-2, Canada-6, China-1, England-1, France-1, Israel-4, Italy-1, Mexico-2, Panama-1, Thailand-1

TRAINING PROGRAMS
Two-year Basic Psychotherapy Training Program (BPTP): This year there were 70 applicants. The quality was much higher than in all previous years. We will Read the rest of this post »

Shakespeare: A Marxist Interpretation

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read:  Shakespeare: A Marxist Interpretation by Aleksandr A. Smirnov Published by The Critics Group, New York, 1936, Angel Flores, Chairman, Translated by  Sonia  V olochova with the assistance of Kronman Zena Rautbort and the Editorial Committee on the Marxism.org website.

Helping patients heal through the arts

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, General News

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Click Here to Read:  Helping patients heal through the arts By Amanda Gardner on the  CNN website on  July 5, 2013.

Max Chavez, a University of New Mexico Hospital cancer patient, and his wife, Beth, work on art projects. Chavez makes greeting cards and says the art projects give him “something to do creatively that I wasn’t doing because I was pretty depressed.”

“I Don’t Know If I’m a Scientist”

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: “I Don’t Know If I’m a Scientist”: The Problem with Archetypes By Grace Lindsay on the Scientific American Blogs website on July 10, 2013.

Image: Neill DeGrasse Tyson image is in the public domain.

Missing Out: Review of In Praise of the Unlived Life

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Missing Out: Review  of In Praise of the Unlived Life by Adam Phillips, Reviewed by  Nicholas Lezard in the Guardian on July 9, 2013.

The desired life? Adam Phillips’s writing desk. Photograph: Eamonn Mccabe for the Guardian

More on RG3′s popularity, psychoanalysis and his motivations

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: More on RG3′s popularity, psychoanalysis and his motivations By Rich Campbell  in The Washington Times on July 9, 2013.

Photo by: PRESTON KERES
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) leaves the field surrounded by fans and the media after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 31-6 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

 

Who wrote Shakespeare?

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Who wrote Shakespeare? Author James Shapiro offers an answer. Review of Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? By James Shapiro, Reviewed by Lloyd Rose in The Washington Post on June 6, 2010.

Much Ado About Nothing: The Merry War Resumed

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Much Ado About Nothing: The Merry War Resumed, Movie Review By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on July 10, 2013.

Trauma, Death, and Resurrection: A Russian-American Conversation

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Trauma, Death, and Resurrection: A Russian-American Conversation by Robert Stolorow in the Huffington Post on September 08,  2011.

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The “Inseparable Bond” Between Research and Training

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Click Here to Read:   The “Inseparable Bond” Between Research and Training by Joseph Schachter, M.D., PhD., Horst Kächele, M.D.

This article originally appeared as Schachter J, Kächele H (2011) On the inseparable bond of research and training. Revista Portuguesa de Psicanalise 31: 9-20 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

 

Hamlet and the Modern World

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Books

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Click Here to Listen To:  Hamlet and the Modern World, Interview with Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster on The  Leonard Lopate Show website.

Simon Crtichley and Jamieson Webster, authors of Stay, Illusion: The Hamlet Doctrine (Photo by: Isabel Asha Penzlien)

What Is Nostalgia Good For?

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here to Read:   What Is Nostalgia Good For? Quite a Bit, Research Shows By John Tierney in The New York Times on July 8, 2013,

Video | Science of Nostalgia It was first thought to be a “neurological disease of essentially demonic cause,” but it turns out that nostalgia is good for your brain. And there’s science to prove it.

Listening for Clues to Mind’s Mysteries

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Listening for Clues to Mind’s Mysteries:  ‘The Examined Life’ Describes Psychoanalysis’s Power By Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times on July 8, 2013.

Jerusalem on the Prairies at YIVO

Posted July 10th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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WEDNESDAY 10 JULY 2013 | 7:00pm
Jerusalem on the Prairies: Winnipeg Yiddish Culture and the Power of Place

Faith Jones, Sheva Zucker, Itay Zutra
SEMINAR

Admission: Free
RSVP Required: www.yivo.org/reservations

Winnipeg, Manitoba, in the heart of the Canadian prairies, is known as the coldest city in the world. Jewish pioneers settling there Read the rest of this post »

The Archaeology of Freud’s Archaeology

Posted July 9th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:  The Archaeology of Freud’s Archaeology: Recent Work in the History of Psychoanalysis by Richard H. Armstrong.

This article originally appeared as Richard Armstron (1999). The Archaeology of Freud’s Archaeology: Recent Work in the History of Psychoanalysis. The International Review of Modernism 3(1):16-20 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

When Filial Piety Is the Law

Posted July 9th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read: When Filial Piety Is the Law By Yu Hua in The New York Times on July 7, 2013.

Interviews and Video Segments at AAPDP

Posted July 9th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to View:  Interviews and Video Segments on the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry website.

Call for Papers: Psychoanalysis on Ice Reykjavik, Iceland

Posted July 8th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Call for Papers: Psychoanalysis on Ice in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Gettysburg, Freud & China reprise, addiction and history from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Posted July 8th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

To me, the Fourth of July always seems like the beginning of another year in the life of the USA. Thus the upcoming events and this weeks statistics become iconic in my mind – it’s all about ” choices” and perhaps my choices this week reflect that.

I will direct your attention to some of these. For instance consider:
1) Gettysburg – revisit the choices and their consequences resulting in history
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2) “Opiate pain reliever deaths among women spiked five-fold in the decade from 1999 to 2010, climbing to 6,631, up from 1,287, according to an analysis Read the rest of this post »

Neuroscience and the Law

Posted July 8th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Neuroscience and the Law: In Neuroliteracy Optional Anymore?  By Pauline Tesler and Norman Solovay.