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Santa Barbara, California

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April 28, 2018
The mission of Anima Ritual Theater Project is to give expression to the feminine unconscious for the purpose of individual and collective transformation.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus

April 29-May 2 | Aug. 19-22 | Oct. 21-24 | Jan. 13-16, 2019
A Limited-Enrollment Intensive with Stephen Aizenstat. The Dream Tending Certificate Program is a limited-enrollment program that takes place over four, four-day sessions.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Lambert Road Campus

September 17, 2018 – December 20, 2018
This in-depth intensive explores various ways depth and archetypal psychologies can help us answer the poet Mary Oliver’s key question about vocation—“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Residential at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus and Online

Upcoming Retreat Programs

March 23-25 | August 27-30 | December 14-16, 2018
A 9-Month Certificate with Maureen Murdock, Jennifer Selig, and Daphne Dodson
at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus

March 25, April 8, and May 6, 2018
A series of three Sunday evening sessions focusing on the mythologies of the nekyia—a Greek word for the journey to the underworld—in film, art history, literature, music, psychology, and graphic media.
Hosted by OPUS Archives and Research Center at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus

April 13, 2018
Explore the far-reaching cultural and psychological implications of the psychoanalytic juxtaposition of dreams and delirium in this fascinating talk by award-winning, internationally renown scholar and professor of mystical Judaism, Elliot Wolfson.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Lambert Road Campus

April 14, 2018
The Pacifica Experience: A One-Day Introduction to Pacifica’s Degree Programs has been designed to give prospective graduate students a comprehensive introduction and orientation to the distinctive educational features of the school.
Hosted by the Office of Admissions at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Lambert Road Campus

April 22, 2018
In ancient mythology, the Phoenix represents a symbol of great destructive power, but also life-giving rejuvenation. This Roundtable presentation will examine the evolution of the “Phoenix Force” over a 35-year span of X-Men history, including her many retellings, resuscitations, and reincarnations, and invite reflection on what this ancient symbol of regeneration has to say to modern times.
Hosted by the Joseph Campbell Foundation Mythological RoundTable® Group of OPUS at Ladera Lane Campus

July 13-15, 2018
A Workshop with Stephen Aizenstat
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus