IASD MEMBER EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD
International – California – New Mexico – North Carolina – Texas - Vermont
IASD LAUNCHES YOUTUBE
This month there's something new from IASD online!
Four stunning videos, created by Tamara Gurbis of Phenomenal
Films will open the IASD YouTube
Channel . Click on the link to find YouTube videos of IASD greats
Patricia Garfield, Stephen LaBerge, Robert J. Hoss, and Mark
Blagrove speaking on dreams, consciousness, and IASD itself. Thanks to
Tamara and to IASD webmaster Richard Wilkerson
for bringing us this exciting new IASD feature.
Although there are several videos currently available on the IASD YouTube
Channel, we will be "branding the channel" over the next few months: customizing
the background; adding video content; and possibly adding a Google Moderator,
which solicits ideas and questions on any topic from viewers and the channel's
For the purpose of testing out the popularity of this new channel--which will
offer only top-quality information on video about dreams--we request that when
you visit the IASD YouTube Channel, you take a moment to subscribe to the
channel by clicking on the Subscribe link. And we also request that you SHARE
IASD's YouTube Channel with your friends.
Together we can promote dream education in the true spirit of IASD.
WEB NEWS PLACE
Do you have a dream website, blog, social
networking page, or simply love to twitter? If you promote IASD please let us
know by emailing:
publishes a dream newsletter and always includes information about, and
a link to, IASD events. Check it out:
Way cool Sandy!
DREAMING THE MUSE:
DREAM NEWS CREATIVE CORNER
Some Questions You
Might Ask After Mary Oliver
By Tzivia Gover
What if this is the dream
and real life happens when you’re asleep?
Why do I remember so many dreams each night
but I can’t remember where I left my keys?
Why don’t I have dreams in which I meet Salome
and find ancient skulls in crypt-like depths, as Jung did?
Instead I dream of searching — night after night –
for a bathroom stall with a clean seat.
Why do people always ask if I dream in color?
And what do dolphins dream about?
What if Freud was right?
How many other people’s dreams have I appeared in?
And what was I wearing?
When you reach Nirvana, do you still dream?
And why is it called a nightmare
and not a nightstallion — or steed?
What if the dream needs
the dreamer the way God need our prayers?
And did you have a good night’s sleep?
Tell me, what did you dream?
HAVE YOUR DREAMS
WORKED AT THE IASD CONFERENCE
Christa Lancaster and Marc Bregman of North of Eden will be offering a workshop
to present Archetypal Dreamwork at the annual IASD conference, June 27 – July 1,
2010, Asheville, NC. If you would like to be a subject of the String Therapy
they will be doing at their workshop, in which you will have your dreams enacted
and explored, they are looking for possible volunteers. For more information,
please contact Susan Marie Scavo or Bill St.Cyr at 802.229.4785 or
Over the past year, we have
provided a great deal of trivia about North Carolina. In this final installment,
we want to introduce you to some of the famous Asheville residents, past and
present. When you attend the conference this year, you will be walking hallowed
ground of distinguished and prominent personalities.
* Harry Anderson (1952- ), actor and magician, currently residing in Asheville
* Hobey Ford, puppeteer, based near Asheville
* Charles Frazier (1950- ), author, born in Asheville and graduated from UNC-A.
* F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), author
* Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948), wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, died in a fire in
an Asheville mental institution
* Roberta Flack (1937- ), singer, born in Asheville
* Eileen Fulton (1933- ), actress, born in Asheville
* Warren Haynes (1960- ), musician, spent his formative years in Asheville
* Brad Johnson (1968- ), NFL QB, Superbowl Winner.
* Stephen Leicht (1987- ), NASCAR driver, born in Asheville
* Andie MacDowell (1958- ), actress, currently residing in Biltmore Forest
* Robert Moog (1934-2005), pioneer of electronic music, inventor of the Moog
* Robert Morgan (1918-2004), pilot of the "Memphis Belle," the famed WWII B-17
* Shirley Hemphill (1947-1999), actress, born in Asheville
* Robert Pressley (1959- ), retired NASCAR driver, born in Asheville
* Artimus Pyle (1948- ), musician, currently resides in Asheville
* Angela Shelton (1972- ), actress and producer
* with George Washington Vanderbilt II (1862-1914), entrepreneur, original
founder of the Biltmore Estate
* Charles Vernon, musician, an Asheville native
* Roy Williams, University of North Carolina basketball coach, grew up in
* Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938), author, born and raised in Asheville
CALL FOR PAPERS:
IASD members, Curt Hoffman and Jacquie Lewis are now accepting chapter proposals
for a book on dreams and education. The working title is Weaving Dreams into the
Classroom: Dreaming in Education. The emphasis of the book will be to encourage
educators, at all levels, to integrate dreams and dreamwork into their
They encourage dream educators, from elementary through college, to submit a
chapter abstract on how dreams are integrated into their course(s). Dream
studies chapters from practically any academic field will be considered.
Please submit a chapter abstract and a brief bio by July 15, 2010 to Curt
Hoffman at email@example.com Please also distribute this call for chapters to
other dream educators who may be interested. Once a book outline is established
a publisher will be pursued. For questions please contact Curt.
CONFERENCE RESEARCH TRACK PRESENTERS
This year IASD will try out something that has not been done before, and that is
the publication of Research Track abstracts in the International Journal of
Dream Research, Supplemental Issue. Research Track abstracts include Regular
talks, Symposia talks, Hot-off-the-Press talks, and Poster presentations.
Presenters in other tracks: In the future, we plan to publish all IASD
conference abstracts, but this year due to time constraints we had to settle for
research track abstracts. Thus, the following instructions apply only to
Research Track presenters.
The publication will take place AFTER the North Carolina conference, for the
following reasons: As we were still working with the publication idea and
practical aspects at the time of abstract submission, many of you might want to
revise your abstract before publication, or even decline the opportunity to
publish. Also, the journal would like to see abstracts between 250-500 words, so
if your abstract does not fit into these limits, you have time to modify it. In
addition, we want to remind you to be aware that your abstract should not
contain details that might conflict with your plans to publish an original
article elsewhere as some Journals are restrictive.
What do you need to do now?
1. Check your abstract, and modify it according to the above instructions (word
count max 500 words; and check for details)
2. If your abstract is publishable as such, and needs no modification, inform
Katja Valli: firstname.lastname@example.org
and she will forward your abstract to the editors of IJoDR
3. If your abstract does require modification, make the changes and send the new
abstract to Katja:
email@example.com and she will forward your modified abstract to
the editors of IJoDR
4. If you do not want your abstract to be published, inform Katja:
and she will not forward your abstract to the editors of IJoDR
The absolute DEADLINE for sending in your decision to publish, and/or your
modified abstract is 16th of JULY. After that, the abstract will not get
On behalf of the publication
In This Issue:
FOR 2010 IASD BOARD MEMBERS NOW!
CAROLINA DREAM GATHERING – ANNUAL CONFERENCE – ASHEVILLE UPDATE
MEMBERSHIP NEWS JUNE 2010
IASD PSIBERDREAMING CONFERENCE 2010
Also in this issue:
MEMBER EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD
IASD LAUNCHES YOUTUBE CHANNEL
WEB NEWS PLACE
MEMBERS AND DREAMS IN THE MEDIA
DREAMING THE MUSE: DREAM NEWS CREATIVE CORNER
HAVE YOUR DREAMS WORKED AT THE IASD CONFERENCE
CALL FOR PAPERS: EDUCATION TRACK
ATTENTION: 2010 CONFERENCE RESEARCH TRACK PRESENTERS
MAY MEMBERSHIPS TOTAL: 45
This year, the Nominating Committee considered more than sixty talented and
capable IASD members to help lead IASD for the next three years. Many factors
are considered by the Nominating Committee to select individuals who add value,
insight and expertise to IASD's mission and development.
The IASD Board approved the slate of prospective Board candidates at its March
2010 meeting, suggested by the Nominating Committee. From a field of seven
candidates, five will be selected by vote of the IASD membership to serve a
three year term.
Additionally, the Nominating Committee has considered the open vacancies in the
Officer positions of IASD. After deliberations and consultations, the Nominating
Committee recommends to the Board, the following slate of Officers for
2009-2010: Secretary, Kate Adams; Treasurer, Bob Hoss; Vice President,
Gongloff; President, Jody Grundy and Board Chair,
Jody Grundy, Vice-President and Chair, Nominations Committee
IASD members who have signed an official Electronic Voting Consent Form
(required by our Bylaws to vote online) may learn about the candidates and vote
for their preferred five electronically by clicking the vote button to the
If you have not signed an E-Consent form you may download the form at:
http://tinyurl.com/e-consent Print and complete the form and mail it to IASD
Central Office at 1672 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703. Sorry, no faxes or
email attachments. We need your original signature just once to keep on file.
or Vote by Postal Mail
For those who have not signed and established an Electronic Voting Consent Form,
please remove the ballot in the current issue of DreamTime magazine, mark your
vote for five of the seven candidates, and mail the ballot to the Central Office
at 1672 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703.
Alternatively, For those who have not filled out the E-consent form and have
concerns about getting the ballot in DreamTime in a timely manner, go the form:
http://asdreams.org/vote/2010/2010IASDMail-inBallot.pdf and print off
a ballot. Then simply mark your vote on that ballot and mail it to IASD, 1672
University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
Deadline: All ballots must be submitted and received in Central
Office by June 20, 2010 at the latest whether sent by electronic vote or postal
The 2010 Board candidates are as follows:
SUSAN BENSON, Ph.D. (AUSTRALIA)
I have been a member of IASD for over 10 years. I attended my first IASD
conference in 2000 in Washington DC. Since then I have attended conferences in
Berkeley, Montreal and Chicago, and presented at both Montreal and Chicago. I
took up the role of IASD Regional Representative for Australia in 2006.
My association with IASD has been personally and professionally enriching. I
have found the increasing capacity of IASD to function as an international hub
for exchange of information, knowledge, research and education to be exciting.
If chosen to be on the Board, my focus would be on expanding opportunities for
regional contact. I am also interested in training and standards of
certification for dreamwork.
My own background as academic, researcher and counselor is multi-layered, as is
IASD. I have served at senior management level in a national academic research
centre, as well as fulfilled a leadership role for several not-for-profit
community groups. In my current work as educator, researcher, writer, I am
passionate about exploring creative processes through dreams, stories, myths and
RYAN HURD (USA)
I am a dream educator living in California, and author of "Sleep Paralysis: A
Dreamer's Guide." I also am the founder and editor of DreamStudies.org, a
consciousness studies portal. My research interests can be found in a heap at
the intersection of anthropology, ecology, and spirituality. I have a MA in
Consciousness Studies from John F. Kennedy University (2008), and a BA in
I've been a member of the IASD since 2004. Since then, I've attended every
annual conference, and presented at most as well. For the last two years I have
served as the Cultural Track Chair for the Conference Committee. I'm excited for
the chance to serve the IASD.
If elected, I can employ my knowledge of Internet marketing and technology
trends to help with expanding our reach globally. Mostly I intend to listen to
our members, who have a complex array of needs and hopes for the IASD's future.
BARBARA ROUKEMA-KONING, Ph.D. (NETHERLANDS)
I have been working for 21 years as an assistant professor in the field of
Psychology of Religion. In 2008 I quit my job in order to become a student at
the Haden Institute (North Carolina, US) for their course in Jungian Psychology
called Dream Leadership Training. I recently got my certificate there. It is my
next aim to develop programs for dream groups with some target groups, maybe
Spiritual Directors, married (or long term) couples, and/or chronically ill
I became a member of IASD in fall 2006. As an active member of the Dutch
Association for the Study of Dreams (VSD) I can contribute to IASD's worldwide
mission in several ways. At this moment I am the Chair of the Editorial Board of
the Dutch quarterly Dream Journal and also I was elected, in November 2009, as
the President of VSD. In the current Board of the VSD we highly value the
importance of IASD for all our Dream Work in the Netherlands. We strive to make
the relationship between the two organizations as vital and fruitful as
possible. Recently the IASD ethics statement was translated, which we will offer
to our members and after their agreement will be put on our website. Also
members of the Board (myself included), are hosting the 2011 IASD-conference in
our country. I hope to keep on learning more about IASD in order to perform my
duties as a Board member well and to assist IASD's mission.
MOHAMED OMAR SALEM, M.D.
(UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UAE)
I am an assistant professor in psychiatry, researcher and clinician at the
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences of the United Arab Emirates University. So
far, I had 4 research projects on dreams and 2 review articles. In teaching, I
was able to introduce topics on dreams in the undergraduate curriculum of
psychiatry in our school of Medicine, and I am trying to promote it in the area.
My other interests include CBT, philosophical and cultural aspects of psychiatry
I joined IASD in 2007 and currently I am the Middle East Regional
Representative. I prepared the Arabic version of the Multilingual International
Gateway of IASD, and I contribute to the Annual Meetings regularly. In 2008 I
had a poster presentation and in 2009 I had an oral presentation for the hot off
the press section. This year I am presenting my 3rd research project. I have
been conducting regular regional workshops on the various aspects of dreams over
the last 3 years, covering Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Dubai, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi
and Bahrain. I was able to recruit some new membership from the area and from
outside. I am looking for extensive collaboration between IASD and across the
main academic Centers of the Middle East.
SCOTT SPARROW, Ed.D. (USA)
When I was 19, I had my first of many lucid "high" dreams. In 1974, I did my
master's thesis on lucid dreaming, and in 1983 I completed a doctoral
dissertation at William and Mary on using dream reliving as a lucid dream
induction strategy. In between, I wrote Lucid Dreaming: Dawning of the Clear
Light (A.R.E., 1976), which explores the spiritual dimensions of lucid dreaming.
After becoming licensed in 1982, I began to develop the Five Star Method. I have
just coauthored a paper on this method (J. of Creativity in Mental Health, in
press). As a professor, I incorporate dream work training into all of my
graduate counseling courses. I have recently founded DreamStar Institute, which
offers certification in dream analysis, and I am currently exploring dream
reliving and middle-of-the-night meditation as a treatment for distressing
I became a member of IASD in 2006 in time to attend my first annual symposium.
Since then, I have presented seven workshops/presentations at IASD annual
conferences, and one paper at the 2009 IASD PsiberDreaming Conference.
I am deeply interested in the mission and continuing work of the IASD. I believe
it is the only organization truly devoted to a multidisciplinary study of
dreams. Consequently, IASD offers its members an array of cross-fertilizing
influences, the sum total of which conveys a sense of true community to those
who are willing to acknowledge that dreams are much bigger than any theory or
MISA TSURUTA (JAPAN)
I joined IASD in 2004 that coincided with the year I entered the doctoral
program in clinical psychology at the New School for Social Research in New
York. My first conference was in Copenhagen where I came to appreciate this
open, warm, and welcoming community.
Since then, I presented at international conferences and regional conferences.
The themes I presented include dreaming in Japan, dance/movement and dreams, and
pregnancy dreams. Currently I work as a counselor and a dance teacher in Tokyo.
At IASD I am involved in Global Advisory Committee, Educational Committee, and
Research Committee and am a reviewer of Cultural/Anthropological Track of the
Asheville 2010 conference. My recent focus is to establish a local dreamers'
community n Japan. I would like to contribute to international promotion of
KATJA VALLI, Ph.D. (FINLAND)
I started to conduct dream research in the late 90's, I'm currently working as a
post-doctoral researcher investigating the neural correlates of dream
consciousness. My main research interests are the biological function of sleep
and dreaming, alterations of dream consciousness in different sleep disorders,
and dream content in general, and have published several internationally
peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on these topics. I also review papers
for for several international journals, such as Dreaming and Consciousness and
Cognition, and I'm a consulting editor for the International Journal of Dream
I attended my first IASD conference in 2000 as a presenter, and became a member
a few years later. Since then, I have attended almost every annual international
conference, and a couple of regionals. Due to my experience in research, I have
been a member of the Research Grant Committee for the past three years. For the
last three years, I have also served as a Board member.
In developing IASD functions, my largest interests lie in drawing scientists and
researchers to IASD, and in building a bridge between research and other
approaches to dreaming. Thus far, the steps taken towards reaching these goals
include reviving the IASD Research Committee, and serving as a Chair of the
committee. If I am re-elected, I will continue these activities, and learn more
about how things work in IASD in order to perform my duties as a Board member as
well as possible.
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