Calendar of Events

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Becca S. Tarnas’s schedule of lectures, conferences, and workshops.

Upcoming Events

2017

November 6, Stonington, CT:A Room of One’s Own: Re-Visioning ‘Feminine’ and ‘Masculine’.” Online presentation with Richard Tarnas for Seeing Red. Monday, 8:00-9:30 pm, Eastern time.

November 7, Silver Spring, MD: Calling the Generations: Participating in Outer Planetary Alignments.” Online presentation for the Nightlight Astrology School. Tuesday, 7:00-10:00 pm, Eastern time.

November 13, Stonington, CT:Solar and Lunar Principles in The Return of the King.” Online presentation with Richard Tarnas for Seeing Red. Monday, 8:00-9:30 pm, Eastern time.

November 28, San Francisco, CA: “Introduction to the Archetypal Cosmos.” Guest lecture as part of Sean Kelly’s course Introduction to PCC taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Tuesday, 3:00-6:00 pm.

December 14, San Francisco, CA: Calling the Generations: Participating in Outer Planetary Alignments.” Presentation for the San Francisco Astrological Society at the Women’s Building. Thursday, 7:30-9:30 pm.


2018

February 2, Comox Valley, British Columbia:The Synchronicity of the Two Red Books: Jung, Tolkien, and the Imaginal Realm.” Lecture at the Comox Valley C.G. Jung Society. Friday, 7:00-9:00 pm.

February 3, Comox Valley, British Columbia: “Weaving the Cosmic Web: Archetypal Astrology For Our Time.” Workshop at the Comox Valley C.G. Jung Society. Saturday, time TBA.

May 24-29, Chicago, IL: Astrology as a Spiritual Practice.” Presentation at the United Astrology Conference at the Chicago Marriott Hotel. For a preview of my topic, I gave a brief interview for The Inspiration Behind with Lesley Francis. The list of speakers for UAC 2018 is available here. Monday, 4:30-5:45 pm.

June 28-September 12, Santa Barbara, CA: Imaginal Ways of Knowing: Active Imagination, The Red Book, and Psychic Creativity. Online graduate course taught at Pacifica Graduate Institute in the Jungian Psychology and Archetypal Studies Program. Residential intensive at the Lambert Road campus on Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27, 8:30 am-5:45 pm.


Past Events

2017

January 20-21, Boise, ID: Archetypal Panpsychism: Whitehead, Jung, and Hillman.” Lecture and workshop presented with Matthew Tarnas Segall at the Idaho Friends of Jung. Lecture: Friday, 7:00-9:00 pm. Workshop: Saturday, 10:00 am-1:00 pm.

January 31, San Francisco, CA: “The Synchronicity of the Two Red Books: Jung, Tolkien, and the Imaginal Realm.” Guest lecture as part of Craig Chalquist’s course Jung: The Red Book taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the East-West Psychology Program. Tuesday, 11:45 am-2:45 pm.

April 22, Oakland, CA: “Living Through a Revolutionary Age.” Podcast interview on Future Fossils with Michael Garfield, conducted at the Psychedelic Science 2017 conference. Saturday, 1:00 pm.

May 25-28, Tukwila, WA: Calling the Generations: Participating in Outer Planetary Alignments.” Presentation at the Northwest Astrology Conference at the Doubletree Suites Hotel. The list of speakers and the schedule for NORWAC 2017 are each available here. Sunday, 2:30-3:45 pm.

August 20, Big Summit Prairie, OR: Solar and Lunar, Feminine and Masculine.” Public dialogue presented with Richard Tarnas at the Oregon Eclipse Symbiosis Gathering, at the Hub Stage. Sunday, 3:30-4:30 pm.

September 18, Brechenridge, CO: “Jung, Tolkien, and Human Imagination.” Podcast interview on Psychedelics Today with Joe Moore. Monday, 12:00 pm.

September 28-October 1, Prague, Czech Republic:The Back of Beyond: The Red Books of C.G. Jung and J.R.R. Tolkien.” Presentation at the International Transpersonal Conference at the Top Hotel Praha. A number of professors, alumni, and students from the California Institute of Integral Studies will be speaking at the conference. Friday, 11:00 am-12:30 pm.


2016

February 29, San Francisco, CA: “The Synchronicity of the Two Red Books: Jung, Tolkien, and the Imaginal Realm.” Guest lecture as part of Stephen Julich’s course Jungian Psychology and East-West Spirituality taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the East-West Psychology Program. Tuesday, 3:00-6:00 pm.

March 11-15, Austin, TX: Premiere of the interactive documentary The Biology of Story at SXSW Interactive Festival. The full playlist of video clips is available here.

April 27, London: “Talking Tolkien and Jung with Becca Tarnas.” Podcast interview on Rune Soup with Gordon White. Thursday, 10:00 am.

June 17, Crestone, CO:  Exploring Jung with Becca Tarnas.” Podcast conversation on Exploring Astrology Podcast with Adam Sommer. Friday, 12:00 pm.

July 7, San Francisco, CA: Panel Event to celebrate the publication of Issue 5 of Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in Namaste Hall. Thursday, 7:00 pm.

July 15, Berkeley, CA: Feral Intercourse: Conversations with Wild Women. Podcast with Rachael Alaia. Friday, 12:00 pm.

August 5, Boston, MA: “Duty or Delusion? Saturn-Neptune and the 2016 Election.” Podcast interview on Turning of the Wheel with Chris Flisher. Friday, 9:00 am.

September 14, San Francisco, CA: “Sappho: The Tenth Muse.” Guest lecture as part of Richard Tarnas and Matthew Segall’s course A Brief History of Western Thought taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Wednesday, 3:00-6:00 pm.

September 24, Woodward Reservoir, CA: Towards an Imaginal Ecology.” Workshop given at the Symbiosis Gathering. Saturday, 11:45 am.

September 28, San Francisco, CA: “Hypatia: Cosmological Mathematician.” Guest lecture as part of Richard Tarnas and Matthew Segall’s course A Brief History of Western Thought taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Wednesday, 3:00-6:00 pm.

October 19, San Francisco, CA: “The High Middle Ages: Hildegard and Dante.” Guest lecture as part of Richard Tarnas and Matthew Segall’s course A Brief History of Western Thought taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Wednesday, 3:00-6:00 pm.

November 1, Big Sur, CA: Huldufólk: The Inhabitants of Iceland’s Faërian Realm.” Presentation at Esalen Institute for the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program retreat. Tuesday, 2:45-3:15 pm.

November 6, San Francisco, CA: Towards an Imaginal Ecology.” Presentation at the East Meets West festival at The Center SF. Sunday, 4:35-5:00 pm.

November 23, San Francisco, CA: “The Infinite Dynamic Stairway: Exploring Anne Conway’s Philosophy.” Guest lecture as part of Richard Tarnas and Matthew Segall’s course A Brief History of Western Thought taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Wednesday, 3:00-6:00 pm.

November 30, San Francisco, CA: “Mary Wollstonecraft: Voice of Women’s Liberation.” Guest lecture as part of Richard Tarnas and Matthew Segall’s course A Brief History of Western Thought taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Wednesday, 3:00-6:00 pm.

December 15, San Francisco, CA: “Repairing the Web: Philosophizing with Catherine Keller.” Guest lecture as part of Richard Tarnas and Matthew Segall’s course A Brief History of Western Thought taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Thursday, 3:00-6:00 pm.


2015

February 10, San Francisco, CA: “The Red Book and the Red Book: Jung, Tolkien, and the Convergence of Images.” Guest lecture as part of Craig Chalquist’s course Gnosticism, Alchemy, and Terraspirituality taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the East-West Psychology Program. Tuesday, 11:45 am-2:45 pm.

April 18, San Francisco Bay Area, CA: Bay Area premiere of the documentary Planetary. Personal filmed interview.

May 15, San Francisco, CA: Archetypal Ecology: Drought in a Rhythmic Cosmos.” Presentation at the conference Embodying Astrology in an Archetypal Cosmos held at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Friday, 5:20-5:40 pm. 

June 7, Claremont, CA: Whitehead and Archetypal Cosmology.” Presentation at the conference Seizing An Alternative: Toward An Ecological Civilization at Pomona College. Sunday, 4:00-4:45 pm.

June 28, Berkeley, CA: Five Centuries of Harp Music on Historical Harps.” Harp concert with Cheryl Anne Fulton’s medieval harp choir Angelorum for the Historical Harps Society at St. Albert’s Priory. Sunday, 3:00 pm.

August 4, San Francisco, CA: “Myth Reinvented: On J.R.R. Tolkien.” Guest lecture as part of Jacob Sherman’s course Myth, Imagination, and Incarnation: Lewis, Tolkien, Barfield and the Oxford Inklings taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Tuesday, 10:15 am-4:00 pm.

September 22, Santa Barbara, CA: Archetypal Ecology: Drought in a Rhythmic Cosmos.” Essay and painting, “Drought and Hope,” presented in the online webinar DroughtAction: A Global Exploration of Drought put on by the Depth Psychology Alliance. Tuesday, 5:00-6:30 pm.

September 26, Canterbury, England:The Synchronicity of the Two Red Books: Jung, Tolkien, and the Imaginal Realm.” Paper given at the conference Re-Enchanting the Academy at Christchurch Canterbury University. The Re-Enchanting the Academy Conference Program is available here. Saturday, 1:30-3:00 pm.

November 3, Healdsburg, CA: Whitehead and Archetypal Cosmology.” Presentation at Bishop’s Ranch for the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program retreat. Tuesday, 2:00-2:30 pm.

November 13-14, Boise, ID: The Synchronicity of the Two Red Books: Jung, Tolkien, and the Imaginal Realm.” Lecture and workshop at the Idaho Friends of Jung. Lecture: Friday, 7:00-9:00 pm. Workshop: Saturday, 10:00 am-1:00 pm.


2014

May 2, San Francisco, CA: The Red Book and the Red Book: Jung, Tolkien, and the Convergence of Images.” Lecture and dialogue for the PCC Forum at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Friday, 6:30-8:30 pm.

June 7, Berkeley, CA: “Music to Celebrate the Divine Feminine.” Harp concert with Cheryl Anne Fulton’s medieval harp choir Angelorum for the Berkeley Fringe Festival Concert at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Saturday, 1:00 pm.

October 10, Kensington, CA: “Music to Celebrate the Divine Feminine.” Harp concert with Cheryl Anne Fulton’s medieval harp choir Angelorum at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Saturday, 7:00 pm.

October 24-25, San Francisco, CA: Master of Ceremonies with Matthew David Segall for the conference Expanding and Re-Enchanting the Psyche: The Pioneering Thought of Stanislav Grof at the Whitcomb Hotel, put on by the California Institute of Integral Studies. Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm.

October 28, Big Sur, CA: The Red Book and the Red Book: Jung, Tolkien, and the Convergence of Images.” Presentation at Esalen Institute for the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program retreat. Tuesday, 3:30-4:00 pm.

December 20, Kensington, CA: “Music to Celebrate the Divine Feminine.” Harp concert with Cheryl Anne Fulton’s medieval harp choir Angelorum at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Saturday, 7:00 pm.


2013

May 16, San Francisco, CA: Towards An Imaginal Ecology.” Presentation for the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program Integrative Seminar at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Thursday, 2:10-2:30 pm.

August 28, Black Rock City, NV: “Towards An Imaginal Ecology.” Presentation at the Burning Man Festival. Wednesday, 1:00 pm.

October 25, San Francisco, CA: “Archetypal Astrology and Rachel Carson’s Biography.” Guest lecture as part of Robert McDermott’s course Karma and Biography taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program. Friday, 11:45 am-2:45 pm.

October 29, Big Sur, CA: The Infinite Dynamic Stairway: Exploring Anne Conway’s Philosophy.” Presentation at Esalen Institute for the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program retreat. Tuesday, 10:00-10:30 am.

November 1-December 13, Big Sur, CA: “Stories of Our Earth.” Watercolor painting exhibit at Esalen Institute.


2012

March 18-April 8, San Francisco, CA: “Autumn: An Ecological Children’s Story.” Watercolor painting exhibit at the California Institute of Integral Studies.

April 15, San Francisco, CA: From Mother Earth to Lover Earth.” Presentation with Matthew David Segall for the Cosmology of Love Conference at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Sunday, 11:20-11:45 am.

October 9, Big Sur, CA: The Fantastic Imagination: Sub-Creating Tolkien’s Middle-Earth.” Presentation at Esalen Institute for the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program retreat. Tuesday, 10:00-10:30 am.


2011

August 31, Black Rock City, NV: “Vision Painting.” A painting workshop at the Burning Man Festival. Wednesday, 1:00 pm.


2010

April 29-May 1, South Hadley, MA: “Stories of Our Earth.” Watercolor art exhibit of the ecological children’s book Autumn and and a staged reading of the new play Live Power at Mount Holyoke College. Friday, 6:00 pm. Saturday, 2:00 pm.

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