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CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: BEING CALLED TO CO-HEARANCE: Individuation and the Mythic Dimension

  • Friday, October 02, 2015
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Wesley Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

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Friday, October 2


Lecture

Dennis Patrick Slattery 

A life of co-herence and co-hearance suggests a dialogue or conversation between various parts of ourselves as they seek an underlying unity in an on-going pilgrimage that C.G. Jung called "a process of individuation." The lecture will entertain those moments in our lives of being called and our possible responses to them: accepting the call, rejecting the call, or ignoring it through "call waiting." It will explore Jung's own encounter with the mythic dimension and his own quandary surrounding his not knowing what myth he himself was living.

Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D. has been teaching for 45 years, the last 21 in the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of 24 books, including one novel and six volumes of poetry, two with accompanying CDs. He has also published over 200 articles in journals, books, newspapers, magazines, and on-line journals. His most recent books include Bridge Work: Essays on Mythology, Literature and Psychology and Our Daily Breach: Exploring Your Personal Myth Through Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. He offers Riting Personal Myth retreats in the US, Europe, and Ireland, based in part on the works of Joseph Campbell as well as others. dslattery@pacifica.edu; www.dennispslattery.com

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