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19th Annual International Conference for the Association for the Study of Dreams
June 15 - 19, 2002
at Tufts University, Medford, Boston, Massachusetts


(There may be changes in the following program schedule. Please download this file for  the most updated information.)

Saturday, June 15
O p e n i n g   P a n e l

Panel·7:00 pm–9:00 pm · Why Dreams Matter
Deirdre Barrett, Robert Bosnak, Allan Hobson, Lee Irvin

Sunday, June 16

Invited address·9:00 am–10:00 am · Cultures of Dreaming
Robert Bosnak

Invited address·10:30 am–11:30 am · Shock Waves: Effects of a Stroke on Sleep and Dreams
Allan Hobson

Workshop·1:45 pm–3:45 pm · Understanding, exploring, and transforming posttraumatic nightmares
Alan B. Siegel

D r e a m   E d u c a t i o n

Panel·1:30 pm–3:30 pm · Teaching Dreams as a College English Course
Nancy J. Young, Janice Hill

D r e a m   W o r k  1
Paper·1:30 pm–1:50 pm · Shaman Dreams of Power for Teaching Dream Work
Maria Volchenko, Tom Crockett

Paper·1:50 pm–2:10 pm · Dream Analysis in the Treatment of Dissociative Disorders.
Monica B. Tiscione

Paper·2:10 pm–2:30 pm · Collective Heart Dreams: Inner Guidance in Dissociative Identity Disorder
Sarah Krakauer

Paper·2:30 pm–2:50 pm · The alchemy of sound in working with dream images
Sven Doehner

Paper·2:50 pm–3:10 pm · Fairy Tales as a Dream Text Book
Maria Volchenko
S i g n i f i c a n t   D r e a m s

Symposium·1:30pm–4:00 pm · Researching big dreams, their correlates, and their effects
Roger M Knudson, Matthew Allen, Krista Beyer, Kelly Bulkeley, Megan Nordquest

Significant Dreams and the Construction of Autobiographical Narrative
Roger M. Knudson

Significant Dreams of First-Year College Students
Megan L. Nordquest, Roger M. Knudson

The Dream Experience during Transition to College
Krista L. Beyer

Significant Dreams and Transpersonal Awareness
Matthew S. Allen, Roger M. Knudson

Neuropsychological Correlates of Big Dreams
Kelly Bulkeley

Paper·4:30 pm–4:50 pm · The Psychology of Adoption: The Dream Landscape · Robert M. Childs
Paper·4:50 pm–5:10 pm · Beliefs about dreams using ‘Q’ methodologyJennifer Parker
Workshop·4:15 pm–6:00 pm · Appreciating Dreams: The Montague Ullman Group Approach
Wendy Pannier
Sandra St. John

D r e a m   I n t e r p r e t a t i o n

Panel·7:00 pm–9:00 pm · Comparative analysis of a dream series of a trauma survivorAlan Siegel, G.William Domhoff, Kelly Bulkeley

Monday, June 17

C o n t e n t   a n a l y s i s

Paper·9:00 am–9:20 am-Some suggested revisions for scales of self-reflectiveness and participation/control in dreams · George W. Baylor
Paper·9:20 am–9:40 am-Dream journal research and how ASD members can advance it · G. William Domhoff
Paper·9:40 am–10:00 am-Erotic and Affectionate Feelings for Dream Characters · David Kahn
Paper·10:00 am–10:20 am-Personality Correlates of Dream and Nightmare Recall Frequency · Mark Blagrove, Jenny Clark, and Bethan Rees
Paper·10:20 am–10:40 am-Stability of relationships among dream content categories and between dream content and waking dream orientation · Philip H. King
Paper·10:40 am–11:00 am-Dream recall: An investigation of personality and state factors · Michael J.Zborowski, Ernest Hartmann, and Maura Banar

Invited address·11:15 am–12:15 pm-Dream and Visionary Traditions in Native American Culture · Lee Irvin
event·1:30 pm–2:30 pm-Teaching Courses on Dreams · Kelly Bulkeley, Phil King

D r e a m i n g   a n d   P s y c h o a n a l y s i s

Symposium·1:30 pm–4:00 pm · Life with dreams: Contemporary interpersonal contributions
Paul Lippmann, S.Kolod, E.Kuriloff, D.Rappaport,

Introduction to a Dream Manifesto
Paul Lippmann

Analyst Dreamers
Emily A. Kuriloff

Countertransference Dreams and the ­Analyst’s Anxiety · Susan Kolod
David Rappaport, Discussant

N e u r o s c i e n c e   a n d   d r e a m i n g

Invited Symposium·1:30 pm–4:00 pm-What is a dream? The research view · Robert Stickgold, Eric Nofzinger, and Ernest Hartmann

Dreaming is making broad connections (in the mind or cortex) guided by the dreamer’s emotion and picturing the ­emotion · Ernest Hartmann

A dream is the product of underlying brain activity involved in offline processing of memories and emotions
Robert Stickgold

Dreaming is a process (not the Same as REM sleep) whose brain Mechanisms we can increasingly identify Through ­techniques such as fMRI
Eric Nofzinger
Event·4:15 pm–5:15 pm-Nights of Terror: The Impact of September 11 on Dreams and Dreaming · Kelly Bulkeley

T h r e a t s   i n   d r e a m s

Paper·4:15 pm–4:35 pm-Drugs that Induce Nightmares · James Pagel
Paper·4:35 pm–4:55 pm-The effect of every-day stress on dream content
Michael Schredl
Paper·4:55 pm–5:15 pmThe Threat Simulation Theory of Dreaming: Evidence from Dreams of Traumatized Children
Katja Valli, Antti Revonsuo
Paper·5:15 pm–5:35 pm-Dreams—Their Primitive Function · Keith Stevens
Paper·5:35 pm–5:55 pm-Night Wars: Dreams following the attack of Sept. 11thDeirdre Barrett

Workshop·9:00 am–11:00 am · Exploring Childhood Dreams and Nightmares: Our Own and Our Childrens’ Alan B. Siegel 

S e p t e m b e r  11 t h   a n d   D r e a m s 

Panel·7:00 pm–9:00 pm-Dreaming Before and After 9/11: Journal Keepers Report · Cynthia Pearson, Kelly Bulkeley, Jean Campbell, Ernest Hartmann

Tuesday, June 18

D r e a m i n g   a n d   C i n e m a

Symposium·9:00 am–11:00 am-The Cinematic Imagination: Dreams and Film
· Kelly Bulkeley, Patricia Kilroe, Bernard Welt, Deirdre Barrett, James Pagel

Dreams and Filmmaking
Deirdre Barrett

The Dreamy Cinema of David Lynch
Kelly Bulkeley

Secrets of a Soul
Bernard Welt

Realism and Its Discontents: Oneiric ­Elements in Early French Cinema
Patricia A. Kilroe

Characteristics of the Cinematic Dream
James F. Pagel

S o u r c e s   o f   d r e a m   f o r m   a n d   c o n t e n t

Paper·9:00 am–9:20 am-A method for the study of the connections between dream sourcesUmberto Barcaro, Rosa Calabrese, Corrado Cavallero, Roberta Diciotti, Carlo Navona

Paper·9:20 am–9:40 am-Sleep and dreaming of patients with eating ­disordersBrigitte Holzinger, G. Klösch, S.Parapatics, P. Schüssler, M.DeZwaan & Peter Gathmann

Invited Training Event·9:40 am–11:00 amUsing the Nightcap to do REAL Science: Hypnagogic Dreaming in Normals and Amnesics
Robert Stickgold

Invited address·11:15 am–12:15 pm-Dreaming and Cultural Change Among the ­Asabano of Papua New GuineaRoger Ivar Lohman

Panel·1:30 pm–3:30 pm-Shamanic Initiation in DreamtimeStanley Krippner, Maria Volchenko, Sven Doehner, and Tom Crockett

D r e a m   W o r k   2

Paper·1:30 pm–1:50 pm
· Dreamwork Research: Correlated EEG/Audio-Recordings of Women with Breast Cancer
Ann Back Price
Paper·1:50 pm–2:10 pm-Practical techniques for dream work using the dynamics of dream series
· David Jenkins
Paper·2:10 pm–2:30 pm-A Comparison of the Dream Work of Edgar Cayce, Carl Jung, and Ann Ree Colton
· Titus Roth
Paper·2:30 pm–2:50 pm - Last Night I had the Strangest Dream: Rational Thought in Dreaming
· Miloslava Kozmová and Richard N. Wolman
Paper·2:50 pm–3:10 pm-Observations on 35 years of experiential dream recording
· Kieran Lynch
Paper·3:10 pm–3:30 pm-Dream work in the light of emotional and spiritual intelligence
· Daniel Deslauriers

T h e   a r t s ,   c r e a t i v i t y ,   a n d   d r e a m s

Paper·1:30 pm–2:00 pm-Making Dreams Into Music: Contemporary Songwriters Carry On An Age-Old Dreaming Tradition
· Nancy Grace
Paper·2:00 pm–2:25 pm-“The Two Are Friends”: Poetry and Dreams in Richard Wagner’s Die Meistersinger
· Jane White-Lewis
Paper·2:25 pm–2:45 pm-Anatomy of the Canadian Dream
· Mark Hagan
Paper·3:05 pm–3:25 pm-Language, Metaphor, and Pun Revisited: Between Dream and Waking
· Irving Massey
Paper·3:25 pm–3:45 pm-An Exploration of Dream Images as Rebuses
· Jennifer Wohl

D r e a m s   a n d   A g i n g

Paper·7:00 pm–7:20 pm-The effects of dream-telling on persons going through retirement
· Art Funkhouser, Othmar Würmle, Karin Carnes, Peter Locher, Fabian Ramseyer, Marcel Bahro
Paper·7:20 pm–7:40 pm-Dreams and aging
· Marco Zanasi
Paper·7:40 pm–8:00 pm-Dreams at Death
· Catherine Lowther
Paper·8:00 pm–8:20 pm-Dreams and our connection with the self
· Bonnelle Lewis Strickling

Wednesday, June 19

C r o s s   c u l t u r a l   a n d   s p i r i t u a l   d r e a m   s t u d i e s

Paper·9:00 am–9:20 am-Dreaming and the archetype of John the Beloved Disciple
· Carol Warner
Paper·9:20 am–9:40 am-·Role of Dreams in the Integral Yoga of Shri Aurobindo
· D.Raja Ganesan
Paper·9:40 am–10:00 am-Dreams of Culture & Culture of Dreams
· Anjali Hazarika
Paper·10:00 am–10:20 am-Digging in the field of dreams: The Middleboro little league site
· Curtiss Hoffman
Paper·10:20 am–10:40 am-Healing, Transformation, and the Dream
· Daphne Stevens

M e a s u r i n g   d r e a m   c o n t e n t

Invited Workshop·9:00 am–11:00 amIs the CI (Contextualized Image) the fast lane on the Royal Road to the Unconscious?
Ernest Hartmann

Invited address·11:15 am–12:15 pm
· Dream Healing at the Asklepian Temples of Greece, Past and Present
Kimberley Patton

M e a s u r i n g   d r e a m   c o n t e n t

Panel·1:30 pm–2:30 pmNovel measures of dream content
Mark Blagrove, G.William Domhoff, Michael Schredl, David Kahn
Event·2:15 pm–3:45 pmAppointment with the Wise Old Dog: Dream Images in a Time of Crisis, a Jungian Commentary
Dennis L. Merritt

R e s e a r c h   W o r k s h o p
Workshop·2:30 pm–4:00 pm
· Dream research workshop
James Pagel


CE credits from ASD will be offered. Accreditation by the American Psychological Association (Section 32) for Continuous Education credits is being applied for. Check back here in March for details on the presentations allowing CE credits, and the number of credit units offered.

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Program Co-Chairs: Mark Blagrove, Ph.D., Jane White-Lewis, Ph.D.
Program Committee: Mark Blagrove, Ph.D., Robert Bosnak, J.D., Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., Ernest Hartmann, M.D., Johanna King, Ph.D., Richard Russo, M.A., Alan Siegel, Ph.D.,
Jane White-Lewis, Ph.D.
Conference Co-Hosts: Edward Bruce Bynum, Ph.D., Nancy Grace, M.A.