Lois Oppenheim, Ph.D. in Conversation with . . . Jacques d’Amboise at NYPSI

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THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:

Centennial Conversations Program

247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY, 10028

212-879-6900

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Friday

April 20, 2012

7:30 pm

Fee $25; $10 with valid student ID

Lois Oppenheim, Ph.D.

in Conversation with . . .

Jacques d’Amboise

The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute continues its popular "Conversations with…." series and is pleased to present Dr. Lois Oppenheim in discussion with legendary dancer and choreographer Jacques d’Amboise who will reflect on his creative process and career. A book signing will follow.

Dr. Lois Oppenheim is Distinguished Scholar, Professor of French, and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Montclair State University where she teaches courses in literature and psychoanalysis. She is also Scholar Associate Member of the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute (NYPSI) and Honorary Member of the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society. She has authored or edited eleven books, including A Curious Intimacy: Art and Neuro-Psychoanalysis and Imagination from Fantasy to Delusion (in press, Routledge). Dr. Oppenheim’s current research is in the area of neuro-psychoanalysis and creativity. She is in the second year as host of the popular "Conversations with…" series of interviews with acclaimed artists and authors at NYPSI. Dr. Oppenheim is also co-creator of the forthcoming documentary about mental health stigma entitled The Madness Project.

Mr. Jacques d’Amboise is recognized as one of the finest classical dancers of our time. He leads the field of arts education with a model program that exposes thousands of school children to the magic and discipline of dance. In 1976, while still a principal dancer with New York City Ballet, Mr. d’Amboise founded National Dance Institute.

His contributions in arts education have earned him numerous awards and honors including induction into The American Academy of Arts & Sciences, The Mayor’s Award for Arts & Culture, Town Hall Friend of the Arts Award, The Dance Magazine Award, The National Medal of Arts, The Kennedy Center Honors, The Governor’s Award for outstanding contributions to the arts and culture of New York State, and numerous honorary doctorates. He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin‘, a 1984 PBS documentary film about Mr. d’Amboise’s work with NDI, won an Academy Award, six Emmy Awards, the Peabody Award, the Golden Cine Award, and the National Education Association Award for the advancement of learning through broadcasting. Mr. d’Amboise has written and directed for theater, film, and television. As a performer, Mr. d’Amboise has appeared on Broadway in the musical Shin Bone Alley and in the films Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,Carousel, The Best Things In Life Are Free, Watching Ballet, the movie version of Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Offbeat.

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of [2.5] AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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