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2016-2017 MJA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

September 9, 2016: Lecture: Bradley A. TePaske “Pacha Mama: Reflections on Eros in Nature”

September 30, 2016: MJA Library Open House

October 14, 2016: Panel Discussion: Three Jungian Analysts on our Political Environment
Lyn Cowan – A Psychological Mini-Survey:  Observations, Speculations, and Dread
John Desteian – Descent (Dissent and Decent) to Democracy
Jim Michel What the Ancient Greeks Knew about Our Election (The Bacchae, a play by Euripides)

October 29, 2016: Salon: Gerry Kegler, Karen Ilvedson, Susan Armington “Holy Wisdom and the Lament of the Dead”

November 18, 2016: Panel Discussion: Laraine Kurisko, Stuart Potter, Peggy Hanson “Film interview with Marie Von Franz, ‘The Way of the Dream'”

December 9, 2016: Lecture: John Desteian, Godfather Death (or How I Started to Worry and Hate the Election

January 14, 21, 28, 2017: Class: Introduction to Understanding Jung: A Survey of Basic Jungian Theory, Judith Savage, Jungian Analyst

January 27, 2017: Salon & MJA Annual Meeting; Salon: Jim Klein Title To Be Announced”

February 24, 2017: Salon: Cathy Gnatek Lost in Translation: How English Translations in Greek Works Miss the Mark”

March 10, 2017: “An Evening of Senex & Puer”
Salon: Shawn Nygaard Something Amazing! Visions of the Puer Eternus
Shane M. NygaardSoul Free: An Archetypal Tribute to George Michael”

March 24, 2017: Salon: Stuart  Potter “The Anima Archetype in the Lyrics of Bob Dylan”

April 7, 2017: Lecture: Christine Downing “Interpreting Antigone”

April 29-30, 2017: Lecture and Workshop: Jim Curtan “The Artist’s Guide to Archetypes”
The Art of Creative Storytelling

May 12, 2017: Lecture: Ronald Schenk Archetypal Themes in the Music of the Beatles, Wagner and Classical Music”

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FROM THE 2015-2016 SEASON:

September 11, 2015: LECTURE: Lyn Cowan, Ph.D. “Eros Rules! Enjoy!”

September 25, 2015: SALON: Stuart Potter “Relationship & Individuation”

October 23/24, 2015: LECTURE/WORKSHOP: Jim Curtan “Archetypal America”

November 20, 2015: SALON: Shane Nygaard & Shawn Nygaard “A Night of Eternity”

December 11, 2015: SALON: James Michel “To Forgive or Not to Forgive”

January 16, 23, 30, 2016: CLASS: John A. Desteian, J.D., L.P. “Dreams, Complexes, Archetypal Motifs, Individuation”

January 22, 2015: SALON: Jim Klein “Jung’s Concept of the Six-Fold Conversation”  Followed by Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Jung Association, 8:20 PM until 9:00 PM

February 26, 2015: SALON: Lou Sagert “Reading and Understanding Wolfgang Giergrich”

April 8, 2016: LECTURE: Constance Romero, LPC, LMFT, Jungian Analyst, “The Play’s the Thing: A Jungian Approach to the Theater”

April 16, 23, 30, 2016: CLASS: John A. Desteian, J.D., L.P. “Dreams, Complexes, Archetypal Motifs, Individuation”

May 13, 2016: LECTURE: Janet Muff, MSN, RN, “Alchemy as Autobiography—A Personal Journey”

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FROM THE 2014-2015 SEASON:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014  ||  7:00 to 9:00 PM || St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
SALON: “Relationship in Jungian Terms”
Stuart Potter

FRIDAY, November 21, 2014  ||  7:00 to 9:00 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary
SALON: “The Myth that Jung Built: The Death and Rebirth of God in the Western Worldview”
David Thompson, PsyD, LP

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2014  ||  7:30 to 9:30 PM || Student Campus Center Chapel, Luther Seminary
LECTURE: “What is a Mature Spirituality?”
James Hollis, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014  ||  9:00 AM to 2:00 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary
WORKSHOP: “Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives”
James Hollis, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014  ||  7:00 to 9:00 PM || St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
SALON: Showing the film “Ensoulment–A Diverse Analysis of the Feminine in Western Culture.”
Discussion following the film led by Lou Sagert 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 17, & 24, 2015  ||  9:00AM to Noon || Carnegie Hall, Macalester College
CLASS: Travelogue: A Short History of Psychological Ideas from Day One to the Present Moment
Lyn Cowan, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015  ||  7:00 – 9:00 || St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
SALON: Jung, Pauli & Synchronicity  Jim Klein, PhD – 7:00-8:15
ANNUAL MEETING:  wine & cheese served – 8:20 – 9:00

FRIDAY, February, 27 2015  ||  7:00 to 9:00 PM || St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
SALON: Individuation in Seasons of Desire
Evelyn Klein, MS

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015  ||  7:00 to 9:00 PM || St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
SALON: Myth-making, Poetry, and Northern Ireland
Robert Roddy, MD

FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015  ||  7:30 to 9:30 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary
LECTURE: “Jung’s Speculative Remark: Reflections on his statement, ‘I am only that!’”

Greg Mogenson, M.A., Jungian Analyst

FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015  ||  7:30 to 9:30 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary
LECTURE: “The Good Shepherd – Archetypal Image of the Helping Professions”
David L. Miller, Ph.D.

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FROM THE 2013-2014 SEASON:

LECTURE: “The Atalanta Fugiens: A Personal Encounter”
Janet Muff, MSN, RN, Jungian Analyst

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013  ||  7:30 to 9:30 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary

SALON: “Embodied Imagination: Authentic Movement and the Dances Within”
Barbara Nordstrom-Loeb, MA-MFT, MFA, LMFT, Fulbright Scholar 2011-2012
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013  ||  7:30 to 9:30 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary

LECTURE: “‘Melancholia’: Film and Discussion of the ‘Archetype of the Apocalypse’ Looking Through a Jungian Lens – What Does the Apocalypse Mean Psychologically?”
Ronnie Landau, Jungian Psychoanalyst
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013|| 7:30 to 9:30 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary

SALON: “A Night of Night”
Part 1: The Art of Darkness  Shane M. Nygaard
Part II: The Life of Death  Shawn Nygaard
FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014 || 7:30 to 9:30 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary

LECTURE: “Synchronicity and its Larger Implications”
Richard Tarnas, PhD
FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014 || 7:30 to 9:30 PM || Chapel Olson Campus Center, Luther Seminary

WORKSHOP: “The Comic Genius: An Archetypal Perspective”
Richard Tarnas, PhD
SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014 || 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM || Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
* An on-campus buffet luncheon will be provided at extra charge

LECTURE: “The Psychopath: What’s Love Got To Do With It?”
Lyn Cowan, PhD, Jungian Analyst
FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014  ||  7:30-9:30 PM  ||  Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary

LECTURE: “The Role of the Red Book in the Evolution of Jung’s Typology”
John Beebe,MD, Jungian Analyst
FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014  ||  7:30-9:00 PM  ||  Stub Hall Lounge, Luther Seminary