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PORTRAITS OF PATHOLOGY, a lecture by James Hollis

  • Friday, September 28, 2018
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Butler Boardroom of the American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. 20016

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Lecture

By witnessing the struggles of others, we gain pointers, insights, even strategies to address our own difficulties. Tonight we will examine three reports from the trenches, the never-ending wins and losses in the battle to survive, even make sense of one’s life.

We will visit T. S. Eliot’s “J. Alfred Prufrock,” Jon Stallworthy’s “Letter from Berlin,” and Sharon Olds’ “I Go Back to May, 1937,” and learn from them what we can.

(Download a copy of the poems here).

James Hollis, Ph. D., is a Zurich-trained Jungian analyst in practice in Washington, D. C. where he is also Executive Director of the Jung Society of Washington. He is also author of fifteen books translated into nineteen languages. 

For directions to the Butler Boardroom of the American University, please click here.

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The Jung Society of Washington is dedicated to nourishing the human spirit and to serving the longing that comes to us in our dreams and in moments of hardship, imagination, struggle, and creativity.  We support the exploration of our own psychic depths and the primal impulse for personality integration that Dr. Carl Gustav Jung called "individuation".  With a psychological lens, we deepen the discussion of social issues, history, and current events.  We encourage the development of greater self-awareness and creative expression—individually, in relationships, and within the community. 

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The Jung Society of Washington is a nonprofit educational institution. Although many of the Jung Society's programs involve analytical psychology and allied subjects, these offerings are intended, and should be viewed, as a source of information and education, and not as therapy. The Jung Society does not offer psychoanalytical or other mental health services.
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