Dec 2014 Progam

FREE Salon Lecture

Valerie Yow, PhD & Theresa Yuschok, MD

present:

"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Chapel Hill:  The Hero & The Tree of Life"

DECEMBER 14, 2014   3-5 pm   Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B

Valerie R. Yow, PhD, is an author, historian, and counselor. 

Theresa Yuschok, MD, is a psychiatrist. 

The lecturers will present turning points in the life of Betty Smith, author of a Tree Grows in Brooklyn (written when the author lived in Chapel Hill).  They will also relate those turning points to C. G. Jung's writings on individuation -- the ways we develop our unique personalities, learn to stand on our own two feet, and know who we are.  Dr. Yuschok will discuss important symbols in Smith's life which helped her to understand her deeply felt experiences.  The symbol of the tree as a source of vitality in hard times will be featured.  This discussion is accompanied by a slide presentation.

2014-2015 Program

 
  • Sunday 9/7/14, 3P - 5P, location Chapel Hill Public Library, Room A.  A Sunday salon (free and open to the public) by Scott Baird: "Recovering Our Wholeness: Individuation as a Natural Process."
  • Friday 10/10/14, 7:30P - 9:30P, Binkley Baptist Church.  Lecture by James Kepner & Maria de Lourdes Quiroz Kepner: "Awakening the Dream: Gestalt Practice with Dreams, Fantasies, Stories and Symbols" ... a comparison of Jungian and Gestalt methods.  On Saturday, 10/11/14, 10A - 4P there is also a more in-depth workshop.
  • Friday 11/14/14, 7:30P - 9:30P, Binkley Baptist Church.  Lecture by George Hogenson: "Jung's Understanding of the Symbol and the Work of Archetypal Images."  On Saturday 11/15/14, 10A - 4P there is also a more in-depth workshop.
  • Sunday 12/14/14, 3P - 5P, location Chapel Hill Public Library.  A Sunday salon (free and open to the public) by Valerie Yow and Theresa Yuschok: "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn & Chapel Hill: the Hero and the Tree of Life."
  • Friday 1/23/15, 7:30P - 9:30P, Binkley Baptist Church.  Lecture by Howard Tyas: "Jung and Old Age: Standing at the River."  On Saturday, 1/24/15, 10A - 4P there is also a more in-depth workshop.
  • Sunday 2/1/15, 3P - 5P, location TBD.  A Sunday salon (free and open to the public) by Ann Loomis: "Celtic Cycles as a Mandala for Individuation."
  • Friday 3/27/15, 7:30P - 9:30P, Binkley Baptist Church.  Lecture by Chris Beach: "Active Imagination and Vision."  On Saturday 3/28/15, 10A - 4P there is also a more in-depth workshop.
  • Friday 4/24/15, 7:30P - 9:30P, Binkley Baptist Church.  Lecture by Robert Sheavly: "Working with Complexes Using Active Imagination."  On Saturday 4/25/15, 10A - 4P there is also a more in-depth workshop.
  • Friday 6/5/15, 7:30P - 9:30P, Binkley Baptist Church.  Lecture by Carl Ernst: "Sufism in the Modern World: Do Rumi and Hafiz Still Speak to Us Today?"  This is a standalone lecture.

  • Friday lectures are $10 for members/non-members; $5 for students with ID.  Saturday workshops are $30 for members; $48 for non-members; $15 for students with ID.  CEUs are offered for mental health professionals who attend both the Friday lecture and Saturday workshop: $6 for a 7-hour CEU certificate.

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Jung Society Movie & Discussion Night

Join us for November Jung Society Movie & Discussion Night

Monday, December 1, 2014 7:30PM
 

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Chocolat

Chocolat is a 1988 film directed by Claire Denis, about a French family that lives in colonial Cameroon. Marc and Aimée Dalens (Francois Cluzet and Giulia Boshi) are the parents of France (Cécile Ducasse), a young girl who befriends Protée (Isaach De Bankole), a Cameroon native who is the family's household servant. The film was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.

The film begins with an adult woman named France, walking down a road toward Douala, Cameroon. While walking, she is picked up by William J. Park (Emmet Judson Williamson), an African American who has moved to Africa and is driving to Limbe with his son. As they ride, France's mind drifts and we see her as a young girl in Northern French Cameroon where her father was a colonial administrator. The story is conducted through the eyes of young France, showing her friendship with the "houseboy", Protée, as well the sexual tension between him and her young and beautiful mother, Aimée. The conflict of the film comes from the discomfort created as France and her mother attempt to move past the established boundaries between themselves and the native Africans. This is brought to a head through Luc Segalen (Jean-Claude Adelin), a Western drifter who stays with the Dalens family after a small aircraft crashes nearby. He makes public the evident sexual attraction between Aimée and Protée, prompting the mother to act on her desire. This results in a fight between Luc and Protée, who consequently loses his in-house job and is moved to work outdoors in the garage as a mechanic.

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