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Sunday Lecture

Jung and Warburg:
Fragmentation and Individuation
in Psychology and Art History

Presented by
Glenn Harcourt, PhD

  Sunday,  4 PM - 6 PMNovember 15th,  2015  
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For both C.G. Jung and Aby Warburg, a German art historian and one of the principal founders of the discipline of cultural history, the period encompassing World War I and its run-up provoked deep psychological crises, which in Jung's case led to the production of the extraordinary Red Book or Liber Novus, and in Warburg's, to a period of institutionalization at Ludwig Binswanger's famous Bellevue Sanitarium in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland.  Looking primarily at the texts and illustrations of Jung's Red Book and Warburg's brilliant 1923 Kreuzlingen lecture, "Images from the Region of the Pueblo Indians of North America," we will survey the strategies developed by both men to mediate or resolve their sense of cultural crisis and personal fragmentation through the use of inner symbolic images.  In this way, we hope to develop parallels between Jung's approach to understanding the process of personal individuation and Warburg's approach to understanding the place of the modern individual against the landscape of a deeply symbolic cultural history.

Glenn Harcourt received a PhD in the History of Art at UC, Berkeley.  He has taught in the Art History Department at USC, and in humanities and social studies at the Oakwood School in North Hollywood.  He publishes regularly on art and cultural criticism in the L.A.-based publications X-TRA and Artillery.  He is currently preparing for publication a major paper delivered in Saint Louis at the symposium Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body in February 2015 and titled "Caetera Mortis Erunt: Everything Else Belongs to Death."

CEUs are available for this event
CEUs for MFTs and LCSWs
This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of
continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the
California Board of Behavioral Sciences. (Provider No. PCE2434) $10 payable at the door.

Space may be limited.
Pre-paid registration is recommended.
Refunds normally require 48 hours notice.


   Golden West College, Community Center, Room 102 (see MAP)   
in Huntington Beach, California
Time:  Registration and social gathering begin at 3:00 pm.
Lecture begins at 4:00 pm.
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