CJC Video Library 2022-23
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Jung, Frye, and William Blake: Creativity and the Unconscious 16 Sep 2022 William Blake, one of the first figures in western art and literature to have invented his own mythology, has long been appreciated by Jungian commentators and psychotherapists as an artist working in the tradition of archetypes. Jung's own relationship to the work of Blake was more complex.
The Black Madonna 07 Oct 2022
Racial Legacies: Jung, Politics and Culture 18 Nov 2022 Review by Rossanna Echegoyén: LCSW, Founder and Co-Chair of the Committee for Race and Ethnicity at the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis "This is a brilliant and creative piece of work that examines raciality from an Africanist and White perspective. It is also an act of empowerment and response to Jung excising the black experience. "
History, Tragedy, Comedy, Futurity: Drama and Jungian Theories of Childhood, Contemporary Fiction 20 Jan 2023 Through texts drawn from four genres (history, tragedy, comedy and futurity), Andy will explore how Jung’s concepts of the inherited complex, the shadow, the inner or eternal child and the collective unconscious respectively are dramatised and challenged in these artefacts of the contemporary cultural consciousness.
Decolonising Psyche Through Dreams 04 Feb 2023 Decolonisation involves more than the toppling of statues and ridding ourselves of systemic practices (patriarchal, racist, gender). How has colonisation impacted upon ourselves at an unconscious level; in our psyche and dreamscapes? Practitioners & All explorers welcome
The Art of Dying: No more Doom & Gloom 17 Feb 2023 Death itself is coloured with an aura of doom and gloom ... in our culture and society. My own personal experience is 100% different. A life-threatening illness in my twenties and out-of-the-body near-death experiences, introduced me to the absolute beauty and loving-kindness of the cosmos.
Ancestral Healing in Practice 17 Mar 2023
British Mythical Past: Dreams & Journeying 14 Apr 2023
A Feminist Revision of Jung & Jungian Art-Based Research 19 May 2023 C. G. Jung is no feminist. He had no interest in the restrictive conventions of his social world changing to include women as full subjects. Indeed, he made silly remarks about women in his Collected Works, because he collapsed his notion of the feminine in men, the anima, into unsubstantiated opinions of the “true nature” of women. Like Freud, he also mistook sexuality as a development.