Category Archives: Jungian Conference

Confessions of a Reluctant Jungian

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Further Reflections on “Rilke: Poetry and Alchemy Len Cruz If I Ain’t Jungian (Adapted by Len Cruz with permission from If I Ain’t African by Glenis Redmond.  Her poem is printed below.) If I ain’t Jungian someone tell my soul to stop sounding an ancient meditation bell. If I ain’t Jungian someone tell that woman in…

Of Broken Vessels, Art, and Repair

Of Broken Vessels, Art, and Repair Len Cruz, MD, ME “The more I am spent, ill, a broken pitcher, by so much more am I an artist.”      – Vincent van Gogh On Saturday July 27, 2013 from 12:00-2:00 PM the Asheville Jung Center will be presenting a conference titled, Art and Psyche: A  Jungian Exploration  with Murray Stein, Linda…

Lifting the Veil: A Book Review

LIFTING THE VEIL Paperback: 160 pages Publisher: Fisher King Press; First edition (June 1, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1926715756     Lifting the Veil is an ambitious effort to describe “how cultural wounds and archetypal defenses of the group spirit, be they Middle East or of the Western powers, add to the spirit of the age…

Psyche and Society: The Work of the Unconscious

12th Annual Conference of Research in Jung and Analytical Psychology Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies Wednesday, July 24-Saturday, July 27, 2013 Chicago, IL Deadline for Proposals: November 30, 2012 The title of this conference, Psyche and Society: the work of the unconscious grows out of the themes and concerns of the 11th annual conference of…

Depth Psychology Alliance Interview with Barry Spector

Bonnie Bright and the Depth Psychology Alliance have blessed us again.  Bonnie’s interview with Barry Spector is extraordinary, timely,  and should not be missed.  It can be downloaded or listened to at this LINK. Spector’s mythopoetic  voice and message was a sort of chimera blending a trumpet rallying me to battle and a didgeridoo calling…

SELF SIMILARITY, SELF ORGANIZATION, AND THE NEUROSCIENCE OF SELF

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Neuroscience, Complexity, Chaos, Fractal Geometry, Self-Organization, Emergence, and Jung are explored in the Asheville Jung Center conference “Jung and Neuroscience”. Seven years ago, I enrolled in a college math class at UNC Asheville. I had been unable to crack the code and learn Fractal Geometry on my own (click on this link for a fascinating…

Layers of Relationship: The Jung-Kirsch Letters

There are many reasons to read The Jung-Kirsch Letters : The Correspondence of C.G. Jung and James Kirsch edited by Dr. Ann Lammers and to attend the conference from the C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco on April 28 2012.  The book is a trove of historical documents that evoke a sense of how Dr….