APM Program, 2006-2007

FALL 2006
October 3rd, 2006, 8 PM
Scientific Paper
On comparative psychoanalysis
author: Dale Boesky
discussant: Arnold Wilson
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November 7th , 2006, 8 PM
Interview
Charles Brenner interviewed by Robert Michels

Educational objectives:
1) to learn about the contributions of Dr. Charles Brenner to psychoanalytic knowledge
2) to understand the history of the development of psychoanalysis in New York over the last fifty years
December 5th, 2006, 8 PM
The Robert S. Liebert Memorial Lecture
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SPRING 2007
January 2nd, 2007, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

THE WORKINGS OF  FORGIVENESS:
CHARLES DICKENS AND DAVID COPPERFIELD

presenter: Lucy LaFarge
discussant: Roy Schafer

Educational objectives:
1) to understand a model for the dynamics of forgiveness
2) to learn how this is exemplified in the life and writing of Charles Dickens
3) to gain a psychoanalytic understanding of David Copperfield in terms of the dynamics of forgiveness in the life of Charles Dickens
February 6th, 2007, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

ON WHAT IS FUNDAMENTALISM:
PSYCHOANALYSIS AND FUNDAMENTALISM
presenter: Adam Phillips
discussant: Salman Akhtar, M.D.

Educational objectives:
to obtain an understanding of some ways in which psychoanalysis may be related to fundamentalism and other systems of belief.
March 6th, 2007, 8 PM
Panel Discussion

Research paper on fMRI findings of a transference paradigm
authors: Andrew Gerber and Bradley Peterson

discussant: Theodore Shapiro, M.D.

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April 10th, 2007, 8 PM
Scientific Paper
Absence, Ambiguity and the Representation of Creativity in Vermeer's "The Art of Painting"
author: Francis Baudry
discussant: Rosalind Krauss
Educational objectives:
1) to learn about the obstacles to an application of psychoanalysis to the visual arts
2) to appreciate the use of art historical material as a way of creating a context for the use of psychoanalytic ideas in the understanding of visual arts
3) to appreciate the means of representation of abstract ideas through visual means.
May 1st, 2007, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

Self-Knowledge
author: Marcia Cavell
discussant: Roger Frie

Educational objectives:
1) to understand the first-person authority,
2)
the ocular view of self-knowledge,
3) the interplay between ‘objective’ knowledge of oneself and subjective knowledge.
June 5th, 2007, 8 PM
The Fiftieth Annual Sándor Radó Lecture
lecturer: George Makari Educational objectives:
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