2013 May – New England Regional

New England, USA Regional Conference
“The Creative Power of Dreams”
Saturday, May 25th, 2013
8:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Regis College
Weston, Massachusetts
Contact: Curtiss Hoffman

2013_may_neregional_squareFor 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. Click here for directions.

Registration: Regular $78; Student/limited income $38

Advance registration for the mini-conference is now closed.  You may still register at the door, but we cannot assure the availability of lunches.

Keynote Speakers:

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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

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

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