International Association for the Study of Dreams New England, Regional Conference
"The Creative Power of Dreams"
Saturday, January 12, 2013* Snow date: January 26, 20139:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m. Regis College Weston, Massachusetts Contact: Curtiss Hoffman
For millennia, creative people in all cultures have relied upon their dreams for inspiration. Come and celebrate the creative power of dreams at this one-day IASD regional conference! Keynote speakers are Deirdre Barrett, the author of The Committee of Sleep, and Ernest Hartmann, the author of The Nature and Functions of Dreaming. In addition, there will be a performance of excerpts from Curtiss Hoffman's Gilgamesh Cantata, based on dream texts from C.G. Jung's Red Book and using musical themes derived from his own dreams. Additional speakers will present papers on various aspects of dreaming and creativity.
Regis College is located in Weston, Massachusetts, near the intersection of Routes I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) and I-95 (Route 128). It is accessible by bus from the Riverside Green Line T station. Buses run about every half hour to and from Riverside.
Early Bird Registration before December 15th, 2012 Regular $68; Student/limited income $38 (After Dec. 15th - regular $78; student/limited income $38)
Registration includes morning hospitality (coffee/tea/pastries) and a buffet luncheon. We regret that we cannot guarantee lunches for registrations received after January 1, 2013. A more complete listing of speakers and topics & transportation information to reach Regis College will be made available in late October 2012.
All USA mail-in registrations must be postmarked by January 2th, 2013 Download and mail in your registration form and send a check made out toIASD-New England Regional for the full amount in USD to the:
IASD Office1672 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94703. or pay online using our secure PayPal system.
Keynote Speakers: Ernest Hartmann: The Nature and Functions of Dreaming: The Dream is the Beginning of a Work or Art. Deirdre Barrett: Dreams and Creative Problem Solving
Papers: Jeffrey Armano: Shamanic Dreams: The Power to Regenerate Linda Yael Schiller: Creativity, Kabbalah, and Dreams Lesley Zaret: Dreams and the Body Tzivia Gover: Dreaming on the Page: The Intersections between Dreams and Writing Laura Atkinson: Focus on the Dream: Photographic Techniques to Connect with a Dream Ryan Hurd: It's Daemonic! Reclaiming Access to the Daemon-Muse in Sleep Paralysis Visions and Lucid Dreams Beth Scanzani: Dreaming on Purpose: Discovering a Path to Joy and Fulfillment...While You Sleep Gloria Sturzenacker: Tiuken, Jorbor, Beseta: A Long-Term Search for the Meaning of Three Unknown Dream Words
Special Presentations: Curtiss Hoffman: The Gilgamesh Cantata: A Dream-Based Creative Process Beth Scanzani and Lesley Zaret: Stories from the Night Shift (dream group)
For additional information, please contact Curtiss Hoffman