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Celebrating Joe

This week we celebrate the birthday of our beloved mythologist, mentor and friend, Joseph Campbell. Joe was born on March 26, 1904. In looking back at his post-graduate life, Joe often spoke of those...

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Campbell Inspires Festival in Gyaan Adab

Hina Siddiqui, programme coordinator of The Heroine’s Journey Festival, says, “The objective of the programme is to start a dialogue towards evolving the representation of women and femme people in the arts and media....

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Campbell Inspires Theme of Military Veterans’ Event

Amanda Etter, director of University of San Diego’s Military and Veterans Program (MVP) and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, coordinated the theme, “Our Stories, Our Journeys.” She said was inspired by author Joseph Campbell’s...

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Russian Linesman Musically Explores the Monomyth

Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth has inspired artists in virtually every field in both direct and indirect ways. Electronic music maverick, Russian Linesman recently completed a project that explores the Monomyth in six distinct acts. Each...

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The Heroine as the Modern Goddess

Princess Weekes recently published an article for The Mary Sue about a Feminist Film Event that centered around the development and growth of our female heroines and villains and how their presence impacts our personal,...

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The Path is Never Clear

Kevin Ritchie writes about Mark Burnett, and the producer of shows like The Apprentice, and Survivor, used a Campbell quote to help bring him through a pitch with Donald Trump. He explains in an...

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Viola Davis is a Campbell Fan

Viola Davis, in an interview with the Star Tribune, discusses her struggles, and how Campbell played a role in her life. She makes a point of Campbell’s thoughts on ritual, and the significance it plays...

Mythical Politics

Watch this CNN interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt, The Atlantic’s Molly Ball and The Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik, brought in to discuss Hillary Clinton’s political journey throughout her campaign. Comparing Clinton’s trajectory to...