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Public Programs in Depth Psychology 2018

Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D., Mary Magdalene: Heroine for Our Times

Kayleen Asbo Saturday December 1, 2018, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Art 108, Sonoma State University
Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
Free admission, Donations accepted

$8 parking in Lot A next to Art Building, $5 parking in Lots E, F, G (download campus map)

Using a depth psychology framework of feminine archetypes provided by Jung's muse Toni Wolff, this seminar explores the figure of Mary Magdalene as Everywoman through centuries of history, art, music, and literature. She stands as an icon of wholeness and integration who can inspire us with courage and resilience in these troubled times.

Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D., is a cultural historian, musician, writer and teacher who weaves together myth, psychology, history and the arts. She has presented her work at conferences and invited events around the world, leads pilgrimages to sacred sites, is faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and is the music historian in residence at the Santa Rosa Symphony.

Mary Magdalene

Carolyn Shoshana Fershtman, Ph.D., Goddesses in Pre- and Post-Patriarchal Culture

shoshana fershtman jd phd Saturday November 3, 2018, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Art 108, Sonoma State University
Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
Free admission, Donations accepted

$8 parking in Lot A next to Art Building, $5 parking in Lots E, F, G (download campus map)

We live in a time where patriarchal assumptions are being challenged and new perspectives are emerging. Yet the core assumptions of patriarchy are based on a denial of earlier histories in which Goddesses and other feminine archetypes were at the center of culture, and women were powerful leaders. Two of the core traditions upon which western civilization and patriarchy are based are the Judeo-Christian and the Greco-Roman. In this program, we explore the Goddesses that were strongly present in the pre-patriarchal phases of these traditions. We will also explore how engaging with these archetypes of feminine wisdom and power impact our own concepts of gender and power and the possible in our own time.

Carolyn Shoshana Fershtman, J.D., Ph.D., is a psychologist in private practice in Santa Rosa, an advanced candidate in the analyst training program at the CG Jung Institute of San Francisco, and a member of the core faculty at Sonoma State’s masters in psychology in depth psychology program. In her earlier work as an attorney, she advocated on behalf of Native American tribes, and environmental and social justice activists. She is completing a book that integrates themes of intergenerational trauma and healing, Jewish mysticism and the Divine Feminine.

 

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