Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies (JSSS)

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.-- Carl Jung

prayer

 

 

 

JSSS 15th Conference of Research in Jung and Analytical Psychology

 

22–25 June, 2017

 

Complexity, Creativity, Action”

 

jointly presented with the Jung Society of Washington DC

 

Thursday

5:00pm

Registration Open at Reception Venue.

5:00–7:00

Opening Reception in the Capitol View Ballroom Lobby

7:00–9:00

Welcome, Dedication, and Panel in the Capitol View Ballroom

7:00–7:15

Welcome and Dedication: Susan Rowland, JSSS President; Susan Wyatt, Program Chair

7:15–7:35

Heather Taylor–Zimmerman

Draining the Swamp: A Complex Call to Creative Action

7:35–7:45

Discussion

7:45–8:00

Panel Introduction: Susan Rowland

8:00–9:00

Melanie Starr Costello, Anne Pickup, James Hollis

Washington Soul Encounters: An Orphic Quest

Friday

8:30

Registration Open

8:45–9:00

Announcements in the Georgetown

9:00–10:20

Panel in the Georgetown

9:00–9:20

Robert Mitchell

Individuation and the Culture of Democracy

9:20–9:40

Matthew Fike

The Influence of James Hillman’s Re–Visioning Psychology on Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

9:40–10:00

Inez Martinez

Alternative Prognoses for a Cultural Victim Complex

10:00–10:20

Discussion

10:20–10:40

Break

10:40–12:00

Parallel Sessions

 

In the Georgetown

10:40–11:00

Nowak, Teresa Michelle

Tending the World’s Dreams: A Creative Practice for Critical Action

11:00–11:20

Mary Gayle Certeza–Narcida

The Experience of Supernaturals: Complexity, Culture, and Change

11:20–11:40

Sharon Pelton

The Complexity of the Psyche in a Jungian Hermeneutical Reading of Rembrandt’s Painting, The Prodigal Son

11:40–12:00

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 1

10:40–11:00

Robin Gordon

Field Notes from an Exploration of Evil

11:00–11:20

Yvonne Nelson–Reid

Transcending Hate: A Creative Call to Action in Support of Transgender Youth #BeHumanSA

11:20–11:40

Jonathan Vaughn

Soul–Searching at Standing Rock

11:40–12:00

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 2

10:40–11:00

Tracy Ferron

The Walled Woman Demands a Sacrifice: Archetypal Art and the Emergence of Divine Feminine Consciousness

11:00–11:20

Lidar Shany

Motherhood as the Soul’s Great Work: A Creative Activity within the Complexity of Soul and Culture

11:20–11:40

Gabriela Guaragna

Disposable Dishes: Recycling Myself

11:40–12:00

Discussion

12:00–1:15

Lunch

   

1:15–2:35

Panel and Workshop

 

Panel in the Georgetown

1:15–1:35

Evija Volfa Vestergaard

Creativity and Complexity via a Jungian understanding of Trauma and Transformation in Legends

1:35–1:55

Sean Fitzpatrick

Whiteness: Archetypal, Structural, Invisible

1:55–2:15

Marjorie Florestal

Healing Racism’s Psychic Wound: A Jungian Storytelling Approach

2:15–2:35

Discussion

 

Workshop in Francis Scott Key Salon 1 (limit 15)

1:15–2:35

Marilyn DeMario

Opening Writes: Beginning a Memoir with a Post–Jungian Pen

2:40–3:10

Round Tables

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 1

2:40–3:10

Adrian Campbell

Exploring the Characteristics and Behaviors of the Creative Genius through the Lens of Jungian Psychology and Neuroscience

2:40–3:10

Kathryn Roberts

We Imagine the Body: Using Image to Create Wholeness

2:40–3:10

Khrystine Danielle Kelsey

Oikos, Hestia, and Community

2:40–3:10

Lauren Elise McNamara

Secrets in the Garden: Healing the Human/Nature Split through the Creative Expression of Alchemy & Animism

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 2

2:40–3:10

Ida Covi

Alchemical Descent into Relationship with the Great Mother through Symbolism, Active Imagination, and Shamanic Journeying

2:40–3:10

Jane Hendrickson

Native Hawaiian “Spirit Rattles”

2:40–3:10

Lorraine Levy

Complexity Theory in the Context of Mythology and Social Action: The Grateful Garments Project as a Community Model

3:10–3:30

Break

3:30–4:45

Parallel Sessions

 

In the Georgetown

3:30–3:50

Sascha Goldhor

Throwing Open the Door: The Alchemy of Play, Gateway to the Other

3:50–4:10

Gelareh Khoie

A Numinous Disco Odyssey: Archetypal and Creative Transformation on the Disco Dance Floor

4:10–4:30

Lauren Hruska Herrick

Dionysus in 2017: Reclaiming the Sacred in Wine through Ritual, Remembrance, and Alchemy

4:30–4:45

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 1

3:30–3:50

Genevieve Honorico–Dobrovolskis

Who You know: A Creative Healing Journey from Post–Partum Psychosis to Complex Action

3:50–4:10

Dena Watson–Krasts

Rediscovering Beauty: Conscious Creativity, Exploring Rape Culture, Grief, and Healing

4:10–4:30

Aaron Michael Mason

When Gay Was Actually Subversive: Applying Complexity to the Evolution of LGBT Equality

4:30–4:45

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 2

3:30–3:50

Lisa Masure

Alexander Graham Bell: A Jungian Interpretation of How a Disconnection–from–Mother Complex Led to Creation and Destruction

3:50–4:10

Nusa Maal

Drawing out the National Shadow, and, through Visual Mapping, Creating Space for the Transcendent Function

4:10–4:30

Linda Marshall

Athena, Metis, and Zeus: How the Creativity of Re–telling a Myth Allows for Activism in the World

4:30–4:45

Discussion

4:50–6:00

Parallel Sessions

 

In the Georgetown

4:50–5:10

Enrique Giraldo

Walking the Polis: Embodying Complexity in Movement

5:10–5:30

Patricia Taylor

Word Origin Stories: A Hermeneutic Process for Openings on the Edge Between Two Worlds

5:30–5:50

Silvia Eleftheriou

Alchemical Action

5:50–6:00

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 1

4:50–5:10

Joli Hamilton

House of Cards: Dark Eros as Creative Action for Modern Citizenship

5:10–5:30

Kayden Baker–McInnis

Titanism and the Creative Action of the Dismembered American Psyche

5:30–5:50

Randy Fertel

Trickster, His Apocalyptic Brother, and a World’s Unmaking

5:50–6:00

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key Salon 2

4:50–5:10

Michael Lukie

An Analysis of the Projective Dynamics between the Theories of Creationism and Physics in the Experience of a Pre–Service Teacher

5:10–5:30

Fabienne Abt

Jung’s Complexio Oppositorum: Creativity’s Projection of Shadow and Individuation for the Western Culture

5:30–5:50

Joseph Dooley

Discerning Psychoid Archetypes in the Creative Unconscious with Imagery from The Divine Comedy in Relation to Dissociation

5:50–6:00

Discussion

Saturday

8:30

Registration Open

8:45–9:00

Announcements in the Georgetown

9:00– 10:30

Keynote in the Georgetown

9:00–9:05

Introduction: Alexandra Fidyk

9:05–10:05

Joe Cambray

Creativity in Nature and Psyche

10:05–10:25

Discussion

10:25–10:45

Break

10:45–12:00

Parallel Sessions

 

In the Georgetown

10:45–11:05

Cynthia Cavalli

Dancing with Uncertainty: Synchronicity, Individuation, and the Paradigm of Complexity Leadership

11:05–11:25

David Dickinson.

Where Have All the Differential Equations Gone? Is Chaos Theory a Useful Paradigm for Jungian Psychology?

11:25–11:45

Jonathan Erickson

The Neurobiology of the Creative Unconscious

11:45–12:00

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key

10:45–11:05

James Alan Anslow

The Tabloid Trickster: A Post–Jungian Evaluation of Early 21st Century Popular Newspaper Journalism in Britain

11:05–11:25

Vladislav Šolc

Archetypes, Propaganda, and Conspiracy Theories

11:25–11:45

Sharon Anne Wallace

Of Butterflies and Men: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made on

11:45–12:00

Discussion

12:00–1:15

Lunch

1:15–2:30

Parallel Sessions

 

In the Georgetown

1:15–1:35

Christina Martinez

No Paintbrush Required: You Are Creative!” Jungian Psychotherapy as a Call for Disruption and Action

1:35–1:55

Luisa Rosenberg Colonnese

Jung and Art Reception: A Possibility of Creativity

1:55–2:15

Elizabeth Colistra

Dangerously Creative: The Secret of the Shadow in Creative Action and Transformation

2:15–2:30

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key

1:15–1:35

Merritt, Dennis

Jung’s Vision for his Psychology

1:35–1:55

Pauli Pylkkö

Ambiguity and Contradiction—Outlines of Jungian Dialectics

1:55–2:15

Thomas Steffora

Imaginal Capability, Physical Interminability, and the Return to the Real World

2:15–2:30

Discussion

2:35–3:35

Parallel Sessions

 

In the Georgetown

2:35–2:55

Marie–Madeleine Stey

Shamanic Creativity: Dreaming the World into Being in Baba Moustapha’s Le Commandant Chaka

2:55–3:15

Richard Burnham

More than a Big Fish Story: Viewing Moby–Dick with a Jungian Lens

3:15–3:30

Discussion

 

In the Francis Scott Key

2:35–2:55

Robin Barre

Mythopoesis: Map, Vehicle, Alchemical Vessel

2:55–3:15

Richard Timms

The Dispiriting of American Medicine

3:15–3:30

Discussion

3:30–3:50

Break

3:50–5:00

Plenaries in the Francis Scott Key

3:50–4:15

Luke Hockley

Clinical Consequences of Cinematic Creativity

4:15–4:25

Discussion

4:25–4:50

Alexandra Fidyk

The Art of Slowness

4:50–5:00

Discussion

5:30–7:15

Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Reception in the Georgetown

(everyone is invited; thank you PGIAA for your continued support!)

7:15–9:00

Panel in the Georgetown

7:20–7:40

Michael Elliott

Ontological Emergent Meaning in the Motivated Creative Imagination: Applications of Complexity Theory to the Metaphorical Brain

7:50–8:10

Sukey Fontelieu

A Puritan Complex in America: Exceptionalism, Manifest Destiny, and Uncertainty in Modernity

8:10–8:30

Elizabeth Nelson

Hatred is Tremendous Cement”: The Complex Relationship between Love and Power in Political Activism

8:30–9:00

Discussion

Sunday

9:00–10:00

Panel in the Georgetown

9:00–9:20

Gustavo Beck

On the Fence: Thinking and Feeling through the Creative Potential of Hatred and Divisiveness

9:20–9:40

Jean Lall

Titanism on the Potomac

9:40–10:00

Jemma Elliot

Creating What Works: Collective Shadow Work as an Antidote for Hopelessness in a Complex System

10:00–10:20

Break

10:20–12:00

Panel in the Georgetown

10:20–10:40

Lisa Pounders

These United/Divided States: How the Myth of Psyche and Eros Provides a Creative Model for Action in America

10:40–11:00

Susan Rowland

Dionysus and Complexity: Creativity in the Academy for Transdisciplinarity and against the Anthropocene

11:00–11:30

Kate Norris

The Jungian Clown: Embracing Chaos Through Comedic Creative Practice

11:30–12:00

Discussion (all speakers)

12:15–1:15

Lunch and Board Meeting in the Georgetown

1:15–2:45

Membership Meeting in the Georgetown

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