Nov 2014 Progam

George B. Hogenson, PhD  Jungian Analyst

Lecture:  Jung's Understanding of the Symbol and the Work of Archetypal Images

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014  7:00- 9:30 pm

Workshop:  Jung's Understanding of the Symbol and the Work of Archetypal Images

Sat., Nov. 15, 2014  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:  Olin T. Binkley Memorial Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 

Fees for the Friday lecture are $10 and $5 for students. The Saturday workshop fee is $48 for non-members, $30 for members and $15 for students.

C. G. Jung’s early publications, particularly his 1916 paper “The Transcendent Function,” emphasized the dynamic role of symbols in psychic transformation. His understanding of the nature of the symbolic was also one of the features that he pointed to as distinguishing his theories from Sigmund Freud’s, arguing that while his system was genuinely symbolic, Freud’s was “semiotic.”  The presentation will explore what this distinction means, and why it is important for understanding the emphasis Jung placed on the image. In the Red Book, Jung remarks that “the wealth of the soul exists in images,” thereby highlighting the importance of understanding the nature of archetypal images.  In the presentation and workshop attention will be paid to how individuals relate to archetypal images, with particular attention to forms of sacred space such as mandalas, and ritual or liturgical settings.  This will lead participants to view symbols, and archetypal images as deeply contextual and holistic in nature.  Examples such as these will be characterized as “dense symbolic structures.” The presentation will include an overview of recent work on the nature of symbol systems, relating Jung’s theories to developments in our understanding of how dense symbolic structures give rise to archetypal experiences. 

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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 October Jung Society Movie & Discussion Night

Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:30PM
 

 

Amacord

The October selection for the Jung Society film appreciation group is going to be Amarcord, Frederico Fellini’s joyous, frenetic exploration of small town life in pre-war, 1930’s Italy.  More accessible and much funnier than Fellini’s other films, Amarcord is infused with the artist’s affection for the culture within which he grew to young manhood (despite the growing Fascist presence, which Fellini and his family opposed, in Italian society.)

Amarcord is a 1973 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale about Titta, an adolescent boy growing up among an eccentric cast of characters in the village of Borgo San Giuliano (situated near the ancient walls ofRimini) in 1930s Fascist Italy. The film's title(pronounced [amarˈkɔrd) is a Romagnol neologism for "I remember."

Location:  Lee and Terry Lawrence’s home Kinsale Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. For directions, call 919 604-0427.

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