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Letter From The Archive: Chang-Rae Lee

Posted April 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, China

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Click Here to Read:  Letter From The Archive: Chang-Rae Lee Posted By Erin Overbey on The New Yorker website on April 25, 2014.

The Secret World of Drug-Addict Doctors

Posted April 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Secret World of Drug-Addict Doctors by Kent Sepkowitz  on the Daily Beast website on April 2014, 2014.

Autism Podcast Series

Posted April 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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The Autism podcast series (hosted by Dr Laura Crane) aims to showcase the latest research published in Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice in a way that is accessible, easy to understand and has real world relevance. The podcasts are aimed at a broad audience, including academics, researchers, students, clinicians, journalists, policy makers, individuals with autism and their families, and anyone interested in autism spectrum disorders.

All articles related to podcasts are freely available to download.

Autism Matters Podcast Number 13: Paul Shattuck and Anne Roux discuss issues surrounding employment support and the barriers that people with autism face when looking for or attempting to retain a job. Read the rest of this post »

Informal Gathering at WCSPP

Posted April 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence In Psychoanalytic Scholarship and Service

Are you interested in Post-Graduate training in: Psychoanalysis, Adult Psychotherapy, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Supervision
Please join us on Friday, May 9, 2014 7:00 p.m.
For an informal wine and cheese gathering to discuss training opportunities with current candidates and recent graduates. Read the rest of this post »

Thinking Queer Knowledge With and Without Foucault with Massimo Prearo at Après-Coup

Posted April 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THINKING QUEER KNOWLEDGE WITH AND WITHOUT FOUCAULT, Visiting Speaker
MASSIMO PREARO

 Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality (1976) is a paradigm for  academicians in gay and lesbian studies,  gender studies, and queer theory. Yet it and the academic knowledge it has spawned have ignored or  Read the rest of this post »

The Question of Psychoanalytic Technique with Alain Vanier at Après-Coup

Posted April 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, May 2, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THE QUESTION OF PSYCHOANALYTIC TECHNIQUE, Foundations of Psychoanalysis with ALAIN VANIER

Given Freud’s insistence on psychoanalytic technique, how are we to understand Lacan’s rejection of that term, and the various alternatives he suggests for it: ethics, savoir-faire, etc.? Read the rest of this post »

SAVOIR-FAIRE AND TECHNIQUE IN PSYCHOANALYSIS WITH CHILDREN WITH CATHERINE MATHELIN VANIER at Après-Coup

Posted April 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Saturday, May 3, 2014
10:30am – 2:00pm

SAVOIR-FAIRE AND TECHNIQUE IN PSYCHOANALYSIS WITH CHILDREN, Workshop on Child Analysis
CATHERINE MATHELIN VANIER

If, as Maud Mannoni said, “psychoanalysis with children is  psychoanalysis,” it nonetheless calls for distinct tools: toys and drawings, no couch, and parents at least partially present in sessions. Given this different savoir-faire, should Lacanian child analysts still speak of “technique,” though Lacan abandoned the term? Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: David Hume

Posted April 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  David Hume on Wikipedia.

Click Here To Read:  David Hume on The Stanford  Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  David Hume Philosophy / Metaphysics of David Hume (1711 – 76)  Explaining philosopher David Hume’s Problem of Causation,Necessary Connection and Skepticism with the Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) by Geoff Haselhurst on the Space and Motion.com website.  Read the rest of this post »

Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014 at YIVO

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

What Now?
Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014
THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 | 7pm

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Join Josef Zissels, leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community, and scholar David Fishman, to discuss Ukraine’s new political reality, the recent incident in Donetsk, and what Jews and minorities can expect in the new Ukraine. Read more…

Read YIVO’s interview with David Fishman about Josef Zissels and events in Ukraine. Read the rest of this post »

Lying to Your Kids

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read:   Lying to Your Kids by Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D. on the Huffington Post website on April 23, 2014.

The International Psychohistorical Association

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The International Psychohistorical Association website.

America’s Recidivism Nightmare

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  America’s Recidivism Nightmare: A new government study shows a disturbing trend for the prison population by Caitlin Dickson on the Daily Beast website on April 22, 2014.

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Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in Emotion

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in  Emotion on the MedicalPress.com website on April 22, 2014.

Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News, Science News

EarthdayGarbageClick Here to Read:  Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event by John Roach in National Geographic on April 21, 2014.

Aflac employees pick through garbage bags in search of recyclable plastic, aluminum, and cardboard for Earth Day 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY AFLAC VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

“Your Inner Fish” … An engaging look at our vertebrate ancestry

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Science News

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Click Here to Read:   “Your Inner Fish” … An engaging look at our vertebrate ancestry By Walter Gilberti on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22, 2014.

Peter Holland, left, and Neil Shubin hunt off the Florida coast for amphioxus, a wormlike creature used to study the origins of basic human features. [PBS Television]

French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine” By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22,  2014.

Listening to the Unconscious: Analysts at Work Open House at AIP

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSISA OF THE KAREN HORNEY PSYCHOANALYTIC CENTER
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com
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We invite you to meet our Faculty and Students at our
OPEN HOUSE
Listening to the Unconscious: Analysts at Work
Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

How can we discern a patient’s unconscious conflicts?
What are the different ways we can listen to the material in a session?

Read the rest of this post »

Brain Control in a Flash of Light

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

BrainControlMouseClick Here to Read:  Brain Control in a Flash of Light By James  Gorman in The New York Times on April 21, 2014.

A fiber optic system developed by Karl Deisseroth that can trigger activity within the brain of a free-moving mouse. INBAL GOSHEN AND KARL DEISSEROTH

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 BOSTON CONGRESS

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Papers

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 BOSTON CONGRESS

49th IPA CONGRESS: 23rd IPSO CONFERENCE
22-25 July 2015, Boston Seaport & World Trade Center, MA, USA
Changing World: the shape and use of psychoanalytic tools today

Dear colleagues,
We are happy to announce that proposals for the following activitIes are now invited for the 2015 Boston Congress:
• Individual Papers
• Panel Presentations
• Small Discussion Groups Read the rest of this post »

Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Music

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Click Here to View:  Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957 on YouTube.