October 02, 2005

In Defense of Jung: Soul Psychology for the 21st Century

James Hillman
NOVEMBER 04 – 06, 05
The Crossings Austin, TX

New biographies, newly found manuscripts, and new societies of Jungian analysts in Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim are revitalizing the heritage of Carl Jung. Yet at the same time, old, stereotyped, negative attitudes continue, such as Jung as a “mystic,” or Jungians as a romantic “cult.”

In this seminar, James Hillman, the first director of studies at the C.G. Jung Institute of Zurich while Jung was still alive, and whose own work has kept him in the midst of Jungian thought for 50 years, will address the importance of Jung and his ideas for this new century. The weekend will offer a penetrating opportunity to refresh Jungian studies, move beyond the confines of mainstream prejudices, and expand the sensibilities of practitioners in the many fields of human services, rediscovering Jung as a source of inspiration for all vocations of caring and creating.

James Hillman is a psychologist, scholar, international lecturer, and the author of more than 20 books. As the originator of post-Jungian archetypal psychology, Hillman has received many honors, including the Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic. He has held teaching positions at Yale University, Syracuse University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Dall...

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