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Fielding faculty member Jeff Leinaweaver to present at the first Symposium for the Study of Myth

Posted by Hilary Edwards on Thu, Aug 30, 2012

Jeff LeinaweaverJeff Leinaweaver, Fielding Graduate University faculty member, ISI fellow and alumni will be presenting on the eco-psychology of living myth and its role in sustainable living at the first Symposium for the Study of Myth co-sponsored by the Joseph Campbell Foundation, Opus Archives and Research Center, and Pacifica Graduate Institute.

This is the first conference of its kind to discuss the exploration of myth and its intersection in culture, theory and practice. Symposium themes are organized around three broad areas of inquiry and action: Myth in Culture, Myth in Theory, and Myth in Practice, and will include a blend of self-selecting energies and traditional formats. There will be round table discussion sessions, paper panels, keynote lectures by luminaries in the field of myth studies, and special events that include media presentations and performances. The Symposium runs Aug 31st to Sept 2nd in Santa Barbara.

For more information about the symposium, click here.

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