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  • Saturday, June 19, 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom, Eastern Time
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  • Members who are either seniors over 65 or full time students

Enrollment is closed as Zoom links have been shared. If you would still like to enroll, please ensure you are registered in our email list, and contact

This program will not be recorded


The workshop will be predominantly interactive and experiential. Please bring an example of your own art or favorite artwork if you are not a practising artist. 

After exploring the Jungian Arts-Based Research paradigm for making new knowledge, we will enact and perform the epistemology of the image by way of active imagination and amplification. You may wish to bring or describe samples of your own art (in any media) to be re-framed in JABR. We will also make use of Jung’s ‘psychological’ and ‘visionary’ modes as ways of researching the psyche of audiences for art. A look at how and why arts-based research academia have adopted Jung’s The Red Book as a pioneer example will be offered alongside a fragment of the epic, ‘The Nuclear Enchantment of New Mexico.’ Both works undo the subject/object split that has created a paralyzing cultural complex. Above all, Jungian arts-based research is a treatment for the chaotic poisoning of the collective psyche by shadow material magnified by split off social media. The feminine consciousness of JABR is one of the most practical, economical and dynamic modes of Jung’s work in the twentyfirst century.

Susan Rowland (PhD) is Core Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute, California where she co-Chairs the MA Engaged Humanities and the Creative life. Previously Professor of English and Jungian Studies at the University of Greenwich, UK, she has published extensively on Jung, literary theory, gender, myth, literature and detective fiction. Her books include, Jung: A Feminist Revision (2002); Jung as a Writer (2005), The Ecocritical Psyche (2012), Remembering Dionysus (2017) and Jungian Literary Criticism: the Essential Guide (2019). Her new book is Jungian Arts-based Research and the Nuclear Enchantment of New Mexico (2020), Founding chair of the International Association for Jungian Studies (IAJS) in 2003, Susan lives in California with digital literary artist, Joel Weishaus. Her Jungian arts-based research practice is writing mystery novels. Email:

Zoom links will be shared about 24 hours before the program start time. Registration closes before Zoom links are shared. If you do not receive your link 24 hours in advance, please reach out asap directly to

By agreeing to enroll in an online program offered by the Jung Society of Washington, you are also agreeing to comply with our terms. This means that you cannot record (through internal or external devices) the audio, visuals (photos), or  any videos of the program. The intellectual property belongs to the presenter, and we ask you not to violate this policy. Also, we highly value the anonymity of the content of the program, of the presenters, and of individuals present in the program, and hope that everyone can contribute to a respectful and trust-building online environment. Thank you!


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