Category: Updates

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MythBlast: Valentine’s Day

The origins of Valentine’s Day are a bit murky, but they seem to reach back far into the early Roman celebrations of Romulus and Remus and the fertility festival of Lupercalia celebrated at the...

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MythBlast: Beginnings and Endings

New Year’s is, traditionally, the time set aside for reflecting on the year just past and setting goals and making resolutions for the year to come. It is a curious emotional position in which...

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Celebrating JCF Founder Jean Erdman

Jean Erdman, founding president of the Joseph Campbell Foundation, was honored earlier this year when the University of Hawai’i marked her 100th birthday with a presentation exploring her rich and varied career. The celebration...

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Mythic Reads & the JCF Bookstore

Joseph Campbell observed that one of the best ways to delve deep into any subject is to find an author whose work touches you and read the books that writer read. The same holds...

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Listening to Hero

Joseph Campbell’s masterpiece is now available in a completely unabridged recording. The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers since it was originally published in 1949, bringing the insights of modern...

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Creation! the beginning of our new website

Thanks to the generous support of the folks who contributed to our 2015 fundraiser, we have started the process of building a new website for the Joseph Campbell Foundation. As we build the new...

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Visionary Creativity

We are pleased to share news of a new volume by John Lobell, a founding member of the Joseph Campbell Foundation’s Advisory Board Visionary Creativity: How New Worlds Are Born takes a revolutionary approach...