Tag Archives: C. G. Jung

Pegasus in Pindar, Kavanagh, and Jung

Professor Roderick Main (Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex) Pegasus in Pindar, Kavanagh, and Jung Myth Reading Group Thursday 7 February 2019 12.00 – 1.30 pm Room 5B.124 In this session we shall canter and swoop around … Continue reading

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Conference: Katabasis & Depth Psychology (London, July 2019)

Call for Papers — The Descent of the Soul: Katabasis and Depth Psychology Freud Museum, London, July 2019 Deadline for abstracts: 31 October 2018 extended to beginning of December 2018 This conference is organised by Leslie Gardner and several friends of … Continue reading

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Thursday 18 February: C. G. Jung’s Myth of Life after Death

In this session Professor Roderick Main continues his discussion of myths that were important in the life and work of Jung.  Based on observation of his own and his patients’ dreams, as well as on hints from synchronistic experiences and … Continue reading

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Thursday 11 February: Demeter and Persephone: A Jungian Interpretation

This week Joyce Tye will introduce a discussion of the myth of Demeter and Persephone, offering a Jungian interpretation. The underworld holds the deepest secrets and is a prime concern of the soul. For Carl G. Jung, myths provided not … Continue reading

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Thursday 19 November: Jungian Interpretations of Merlin

This week Prof. Roderick Main introduces a discussion of Merlin as interpreted by C. G. Jung and his associates. In this session we shall look at the legendary figure of Merlin as interpreted by C. G. Jung, Emma Jung, and … Continue reading

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Thursday 4 June: Myth, ecstasy, and objective cognition: the mystical visions of C. G. Jung

This week Prof. Roderick Main introduces a discussion of “Myth, ecstasy, and objective cognition: the mystical visions of C. G. Jung”. In this session, we shall look at the mystical visions C. G. Jung describes in Chapter X of Memories, … Continue reading

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Thursday 19 February: The Spirit Mercurius

This week Prof. Roderick Main introduces a discussion of “The Spirit Mercurius”, a Jungian reading of the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale “The Spirit in the Bottle”. Click the link to see our poster: P-The Spirit Mercurius Myth Reading Group Thursday … Continue reading

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Thursday 13 November: Philemon and Baucis

Join us for a discussion of the myth of Philemon and Baucis in Ovid, Goethe and Jung. Click on the link to see our poster:P-Philemon and Baucis Myth Reading Group Thursday 13 November 2014 1-2 p.m. Room 5B.332 Texts: Ovid. … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 February: Khepri the Ancient Egyptian Scarab Deity

Myth Reading Group Thursday 21 February 2013 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.118 Four texts: R. T. Rundle Clark on Khepri (Myth and Symbol in Ancient Egypt, pp. 40-1) [link expired] Jung, the scarab and synchronicity (‘On Synchronicity’ par. 982 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28 February: Jung’s Night Sea Journey

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 28 February 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5B.330 This week’s text is a film: Nachtmeerfahrten: Eine Reise in die Psychologie von C. G. Jung, directed by Rüdiger Sünner, 2011. Roderick Main will introduce an excerpt … Continue reading

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