JCF Mythological RoundTable® Groups Events Calendar

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Mar
14
Thu
The HEROINE’s Journey-MRT Group of Dublin at Mythic Links Ireland @ United Arts Club
Mar 14 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm

3 of 4 -CREATION, COSMOS, ANCESTORS, HERO-INEs Series

Thurs 14 Mar – The HEROINE’s Journey in  Creative Writing, STORY and it’s relevance for women and men today.
Maureen Murdock outlined this journey for real women;
it is also a valuable story structure: learn from the feminine archetypes in mythology, folklore and movies. Click for Poster

Speaker: Siofra O’DONOVAN
Author and Writing Coach-
COURSES, & http://siofraodonovan.com/  & Books

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[ This event is organised on a voluntary basis -Admission is used towards essential expenses and overheads, and donation to JCF.org when feasible ]

Mar
24
Sun
Dr. Aaron Kemp presents “Who Killed Reality? An Exploration of Nihilism through Four American Films” at OPUS @ Pacifica Graduate Institute
Mar 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Joseph Campbell Foundation Mythological RoundTable® Group of OPUS

at Pacifica Graduate Institute presents:

Aaron Kemp, Ph.D.

“Who Killed Reality? An Exploration of Nihilism through Four American Films”

Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:30-7:30pm

801 Ladera Lane Santa Barbara CA

Classroom G

Free & Open to the Public

In this presentation Dr. Kemp re-imagines the dehumanizing trends of modern history

through four contemporary film narratives: There Will Be Blood, Apocalypse Now,

American Psycho, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Through this mythological history he

explores the psychopathologies behind our current social, political and economic crisis in

an attempt to answer the central philosophical question of our time, “Who killed reality?”

Aaron Kemp, Ph.D. is a philosopher, scholar, and filmmaker living in Los Angeles,

California. He began his film career by directing and editing short documentaries while

working on a forest service Hotshot crew in rural Northern California. Aaron has an

undergraduate degree in film and video production and received his Doctorate in

Mythological Studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute in December of 2018. His recently

published dissertation focuses on the relationship between depth psychology, film,

politics, and philosophy.

Mar
28
Thu
ORIGIN Tales in Early IRELAND-MRT Group of Dublin at Mythic Links Ireland @ United Arts Club
Mar 28 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm

4 of 4 -CREATION, COSMOS, ANCESTORS, HERO-INEs Series

Thurs 28 Mar-Origin Tales of Early Ireland:
Ancestors 
and Gods, Kings and Heroes.  
Figures from the realms of myth, fiction and history were central in genealogies of ruling dynasties the medieval literary tradition.  These legendary characters played an enduring role in kingship and other structures of society.
This keynote talk featured at the annual international conference on Celtic Mythology in University of Edinburgh in 2018.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear it in Dublin in 2019! Click for Poster

Speaker: Prof. Ruairí Ó hUIGINN

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[ This event is organised on a voluntary basis -Admission is used towards essential expenses and overheads, and donation to JCF.org when feasible ]