Bulletin of the Psychoanalytic
Research Society, Volume IV, Number 1, Spring, 1995
In each issue of the Bulletin we intend to publish announcements
about members of the Society as well as items that may be of interest to
our readership. Please send relevant material (e. g., grant awards, honors,
recently published books, requests for information, employment opportunities,
etc., to the Editor.
- The 15th annual Division 39 Spring Meeting will take place at the Loews
Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, CA from April 25th to April 30th,
1995. The theme of this year's program is "Psychoanalysis: The Second
Centennium, 1895-1995". Inquiries regarding the meeting should be
directed to Natalie P. Shear, Conference Coordinator, 1629 K Street NW,
#802, Washington, DC, 20006 (202-833-4456).
- The APA Science Directorate has established a Dissertation Award Program
to assist graduate students with funding for their dissertations. Only
Student Affiliates of APA may apply for these funds, which are awarded
on a competitive basis. The dissertation must be approved by the applicant's
committee prior to application; research may be in any area of psychology.
For further information contact Cheri Lane at the APA Science Directorate,
- The San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group (formerly the Mt. Zion
Psychotherapy Research Group) is pleased to announce a very special daylong
conference on Brief Therapy to be held on Saturday, May 20, 1995 at the
Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco. This conference will explore the influence
of time on psychotherapy. In assessing the benefits and limitations of
brief psychoanalytic therapy, this conference will offer a model integrating
longerterm and brief dynamic psychotherapies, present a controlmastery
approach to brief therapy, give an historical over-practice of brief dynamic
psychotherapy. For further information please contact the SFPRG, 2420 Sutter
Street, San Francisco, CA, 94115 (Telephone 415-567-2191; Fax 415-567-0103;
- The Murray Center awards grants of up to $5000 to support research
(including doctoral dissertations) investigating topics related to human
development and personality, sex differences, and personality development
in girls and women. For further information contact the Murray Research
Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138.
- Know any good Freud jokes? Let's face it-Freud was funny. We're now
in the process of collecting Freud jokes (and anecdotes about Freud) for
publication in a future issue of the Bulletin. If you'd like to contribute
a Freud joke or story, please contact the Bulletin Editor. All contributions
will be acknowledged.
- A new journal entitled Women's Health: Research on Gender, Behavior
and Policy will begin publication in March, 1995. Original research, theoretical
and review articles, methodological articles and policy analyses are welcome.
For subscription information or instructions for submitting manuscripts,
contact Kathleen Dolan, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 365 Broadway, Hillsdale,
- The first Rutgers Symposium on Self and Identity will be held on Friday,
April 21 and Saturday, April 22, 1995 on the Douglass Campus of Rutgers
University in New Brunswick, NJ. Leading researchers will speak on various
topics related to the self and identity development. For information contact
Richard Ashmore at Rutgers (Telephone 908-932-2635; Email firstname.lastname@example.org).
- The 1996 meeting of the International Society of the Rorschach and
Projective Methods will be held at the Westin Hotel Copley Plaza in Boston,
MA from Monday, July 8th to Friday, July 12th. The theme of this meeting
will be "Rorschach and Projective Methods in a Changing World: Looking
Back to Look Ahead". A call for papers was made available in January,
1995. For further information contact Dr. Paul M. Lerner, 445 Biltmore
Avenue, Suite 503, Asheville, NC, 28801 (704-252-9272).
- The New York Academy of Sciences 1995 conference on "Understanding
Aggressive Behavior in Children" will take place at Rockefeller University
between September 30 and October 2, 1995. The conference will feature 20
to 30 speakers, as well as poster presentations on childhood aggression.
For additional information contact the Conference Department at the New
York Academy of Sciences, 2 East 63rd Street, New York, NY, 10021 (Telephone
212-838-0230, ext. 324; Fax 212-838-5640).
- The 26th International Congress of Psychology will take place in Montreal,
Quebec, Canada from August 1621, 1996. Deadlines for receipt of presentation
and symposium proposals is August 31, 1995. Information regarding proposal
format and content requirements can be obtained from the 26th International
Congress of Psychology Conference Services, National Research Council of
Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0R6 (Telephone 613-993-9431; Fax 613-993-7250;