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The Claire Hagan Bauza Lecture Presented by Dr. Michael Conforti: The Confluence of Psyche, Matter and Soul in Art, Story, and Contemporary Life. Friday April 16 and Saturday April 17. THE FRIDAY PROGRAM IS THE MIRACLE OF MARCELLINO: PANE E VINO (THE BOY WHO FED THE CRUCIFIX)
April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDTFree – $60
The registration fee for members is $25 Friday and $35 Saturday or $50 both days. The registration fee for non-members is $30 Friday and $40 Saturday or $60 both days. CEUs are available: 1.5 for Friday and 2.5 for Saturday. These are free to members (just complete the RSVP below) and cost $10 each day for non-members. You must register by noon Thursday April 15. A Zoom link will be sent to each registrant. Scroll down below for tickets.
Friday – THE MIRACLE OF MARCELLINO: PANE E VINO (THE BOY WHO FED THE CRUCIFIX)
This fairy tale is the story of a young boy who enters a church for the first time and sees a man, alone, naked, hanging on a cross. The boy’s compassion allows him to see that this man must be hungry, thirsty, and lonely, so he begins to talk to him, feeds him a bowl of pasta, offers him a glass of wine, and longs to bring him comfort. Reminding us of the transformative potential of fairy tales, this beautiful and difficult story illustrates how even when so many of us forget the reality of a living spirit, the numinous is ever present; indeed, the psyche and the divine are embedded within the world’s religious and spiritual traditions. The movie entitled “The Miracle of Marcelino” is based on this story. Please view the movie before the program. It can be accessed at the following link: https://tubitv.com/movies/458881/miracle-of-marcelino?utm_source=google-feed&tracking=google-feed
Dr. Michael Conforti is a Jungian analyst and the Founder and Director of the Assisi Institute. He is a faculty member at the C.G. Jung Institute – Boston, the C.G Jung Foundation of New York, and for many years served as a Senior Associate faculty member in the Doctoral and Master’s Programs in Clinical Psychology at Antioch New England. A pioneer in the field of matter-psyche studies, Dr. Conforti is actively investigating the workings of archetypal fields and the relationship between Jungian psychology and the New Sciences. He has presented his work to a wide range of national and international audiences, including the C.G. Jung Institute – Zurich and Jungian organizations in Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Italy, Russia, Switzerland, and Venezuela. He is the author of Threshold Experiences: The Archetype of Beginnings (2007) and Field, Form and Fate: Patterns in Mind, Nature and Psyche (2002). His articles have appeared in Psychological Perspectives, San Francisco Jung Library Journal, Roundtable Press, World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution, and Spring Journal, and his books has been translated into Italian, Russian and a soon to be released Spanish edition of his work.