Archive for February, 2011

Jung-inspired Psychedelic Rock

The Baltimore band Arbouretum releases its new album, The Gathering, today. The album was largely inspired by Jung’s Red Book. You can read an article about the recording of the album here and visit the band’s blog here. Leader Dave Heumann’s lyrics “employ elaborate and allegorical imagery, borrowing themes from Jung and Bowles to explore the depths of the mind.”

Library of Congress Webcast Available

The Library of Congress has an exhibit on the Red Book (“The Red Book of Carl G. Jung: Its Origins and Influence”) up through September and has now made available a webcast of the symposium that was held June 19, 2010. Speakers included the editor of the Red Book, Sonu Shamdasani; Jungian analyst and scholar, James Hillman; Ann Ulanov, professor of psychiatry and religion at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City; and scholars Joseph Cambray, Ernst Falzeder, George Makari, Betty Flowers, John Beebe, and Thomas Kirsch. The webcast is posted in 2 parts:

Part 1
Part 2

Bert’s Red Book

No, not on Sesame Street, but in an exhibition at the Galveston Arts Center from January 22 through March 6, 2011. Houston-based artist Bert Long used Jung’s Red Book as a source, and used his own dreams and visions to create a series of paintings and drawings—his own Red Book. View images from Long’s Red Book series at his website.

Inheritance of Dreams

A 3-part series produced by PBS on the life and works of Carl Jung entitled “Inheritance of Dreams” is available to watch free on YouTube.  The videos on YouTube are broken up into 5 parts:

Part 1
Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Included are interviews with Jungian analysts Aniela Jaffe, Jane Wheelwright, James Hillman, Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig, Harry Wilmer, and others.


The NWA Friends of Jung meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month in the library at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The Sunday Dream Group meets the 1st and 3rd Sundays from 2–3:30 in the library at St. Paul’s.

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