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The IASD membership has spoken! Thank you to all of you who completed our online survey expressing your preferences about viewing the Dream News. The majority of respondents (58% to 42%) voted for the tried and true way, to view all articles in their entirety, rather than the option to click on an article to read more. Dream News will continue to let our readers view articles in the original format. We aim to please!
March 27 - April 1, 2009
Stanley Krippner, Ph.D. will be presenting three weekend workshops on personal mythology and dreams: Portland, April 17-19; Seattle, May 1-3; Bellingham, WA, August 28-30. For information, contact Susan Burns, 425 881-9000, email@example.com. The workshops will be sponsored by the Association for Humanistic Psychology, of which Stanley is a former president.
G. William Domhoff, Ph.D. presented a public lecture at the University of California, Santa Cruz, on "The Awesome Lawfulness of Your Nightly Dreams," which might be useful for classrooms or discussion groups on what is known about the content of dreams. It is now available on YouTube.
REGISTER NOW FOR THE IASD ANNUAL CONFERENCE – “EARTH DREAMING”
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|“Earth Dreaming,” Friday, June 26 through Tuesday, June 30, 2009, Wyndham O’Hare Hotel, Rosemont, Illinois. Deadline for early registration discount is April 1, 2009.
Celebrate planet earth, all her inhabitants, and dreams and dreaming! Explore the world of dreams with nearly 150 presentations by over 100 world famous authors, psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, artists, educators and researchers in the field of dream studies. The “Earth Dreaming” conference offers something for everyone, the general public, as well as professionals. Participants will discover the meaning and mysteries of dreams and dreaming through workshops, lectures, and special presentations.
“Earth Dreaming” participants can also attend the Dream Arts Exhibition, browse at the IASD bookstore and purchase CDs of their favorite presentations, submit a psi-dream in the Dream Telepathy Contest, experience an “Earth Dreaming” dream hike, see the sights during the Chicago Getaway Afternoon, and the have fun at the ever-popular conference-end, costume Dream Ball.
The Wyndham O’Hare Hotel provides an excellent center for easy transportation to the conference, as well as to the many attractions in downtown Chicago. It is located near O’Hare airport, Metra trains, and the Blue Line El to downtown Chicago.
For information and to register online please visit www.asdreams.org/2009 . Questions? Call 1.866.DREAM12, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember to book your hotel room early as the block of rooms is limited. Book by calling the Hotel directly at 847.297.1234 (preferred number) or at 1.800.WYNDHAM.
You can also register through the Wyndham website at http://www.wyndhamohare.com Enter your arrival and departure dates and click on “Search using Corporate, Promo and Group codes” When the new window appears enter the IASD group code – 0626859dr- in the group code box. Then click on the “Search” button. This will take you to the Wyndham/IASD page where you can click on the room rate amount to start the registration process.
|Nicole Lemelin presents “Psychic Landscapes” a juried group exhibition in all media, inspired by the unconscious travels evoked by the dream state. The exhibition is at the GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill NY, January 17 – February 21, 2009. Hours are Monday – Friday 10:00A.M. – 5:00 P.M. and Saturday 12:00P.M. – 5:00 P.M. For more information contact the gallery at 518.943.3400.
ARTISTS IN DREAMLAND:
Poudre River Arts Center Main Gallery
Submission Guidelines: Mark each entry with your name and phone number and number of entries. A narrative must be included to illustrate how the dream inspired the creation of your art.
Send your entries to: Kat Peters-Midland, DreamMosaics Studio 406 North College Avenue Fort Collins Colorado 80526. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of submission of entry, if you want it returned. The deadline for entries is March 10, 2009.
Fee: The entry fee is $10 per artwork. Enclose your entry form and a check or money order for the total entry fee payable to Kat Peters-Midland.
Accepted work: Notification of acceptance will be posted on www.dreamartshow.com by March 14, 2009. Delivery and return from DreamMosaics Studio is the artists' responsibility. Detailed shipping instruction is provided with acceptance notification.
Eric Olsen is looking for writers, artists, musicians, scientists, and business people to interview about their dreams, and how their dreams contribute to creative efforts. He is looking for stories about a particular problem and a dream that helped to solve it. His collected anecdotes will appear in a chapter on creative dreaming, edited by Dr. Stanley Krippner. If you have had such a dream please contact Eric at email@example.com, or 510.527.6384.
Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center offers a Dream Studies Certificate giving students an understanding of dream research, practice, and personal meaning. The Certificate is designed to help students gain an understanding of important research about dreams and to implement that knowledge in order to accomplish personal and professional goals. Saybrook’s teaching approach encourages the student to explore personal interests and learn through experience as well as to come to an appreciation of research in the field. Each student will complete 16 units consisting of four three unit courses and a one unit Integrative Paper. The four courses, practicum, and final paper requirement for this certificate are designed to give students a theoretical, experiential, cross cultural, and research foundation in dream studies.
Maybe you are a dream researcher, author, or professional dream worker who is frustrated about how difficult it is to make money in the field of dream studies. Especially now that the economy is weak, there may be a voice in your head that says, “I can’t afford to invest in my dream business right now. And nobody has the extra income for my services anyway.” Ignore it! That voice is a hangover from the 20th century.
2. Blogging attracts media sources that can link to your site and even provide interview and freelance writing opportunities.
3. Blogging allows you to stay close to the pulse of public opinion. Through dialogue, you can even find new ways to attract clients as your readers share their fears, experiences, and aspirations.
4. Blogging clarifies your own thoughts and ideas — it is a great way for writers to stay limber between books. Also a great way to test out all those unpublished pieces that have never seen the light of day.
5. Blogging builds trust by providing useful and free information about your topic. If you are a consultant, blogging can lead the way to new clients. If you are an author, blogging can increase your book sales. If you are a dream researcher, blogging can be another way to collect dream reports and demographic information.
My Two Favorite Blogging Services
It is easier than ever to get started blogging. There are dozens of services, but here are my top two software choices for beginners.
Ryan Hurd is an Internet consultant and freelance writer. He maintains the dream research blog: http://dreamstudies.org
|Stanley Krippner, PhD Keynote Address: “Everyone Who Dreams Partakes of Shamanism.” Dr. Krippner will explain how early shamans emerged to negotiate the shift between worlds and to interpret the images that occur in dreams. He will explore the history of dreamwork up to the present and discuss the artwork of Rob Van de Horst.
Stanley Krippner, PhD, is professor of psychology at Saybrook Graduate School and co-director of the Dream Studies Certificate Program. A former president of IASD, and recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award, he is co-author of Dream Telepathy, Extraordinary Dreams, and Personal Mythology, and Dreamworking. He is also the editor of Dreamtime and Dreamwork and co-editor of Dreamscaping, Healing Tales, and Healing Stories. His website is http://stanleykrippner.weebly.com/
Barbara Tedlock, PhD Keynote Address: “The Shamanic Power and Spirituality of Dreaming.” Dr. Tedlock will describe Ojibwe, Huichol, Mayan, and Shipibo visionary dreaming practices and show art works created by shaman-dreamers from these and other traditions.
Barbara Tedlock, PhD is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she teaches courses in psychological anthropology, religion, and the arts, as well as holistic health, dream interpretation, and healing. Trained and initiated as a shamanic dream interpreter by the K’iche’ Maya of Guatemala, she is on the Board of Directors of the Society for Shamanic Practitioners and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Shamanic Practice. She has also served on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Anthropology of Consciousness, and Consulting Editor (since 1990) of Dreaming: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Dreams. Her books include Dreaming: Anthropological and Psychological Interpretations and The Woman in the Shaman’s Body: Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine. Forthcoming is Healing Medicine: Ancient Wisdom in Modern Healthcare and The Power, Poetics, and Spirituality of Dreaming. Her website is http://mayasites.com/btedlock.html
Robert Moss – Invited Presenter: “The Secret History of Dreaming.” Mr. Moss will explain how dreams throughout history have aided the dreamer in waking life. He’ll discuss the new discipline called “dream archeology” and why humans need the skills of both shamans, scholars and detectives to fathom the past and to prepare for the changes that are coming in the future history of our world.
Read an excerpt from Moss' new book The Secret History of Dreaming.
A juried exhibition of dream-inspired art will be held at the Wyndham O’Hare Hotel in Chicago, in conjunction with the 26th annual IASD conference, “Earth Dreaming,” Friday June 26 – Tuesday June 30, 2009. The show will be co-curated by Richard Russo and Kim Vergil.
All 2-D and 3-D art will be considered, including painting, sculpture, photography, artist books, and installations. The show is open to all IASD members, as well as artists living in the Chicago area. All work must be delivered and picked up in person at the hotel.
The deadline for entries is April 22, 2009. Full details and entry forms, as well as information about the 2009 Nancy Richter Brzeski Art Awards, will be available on the IASD website by the end of February.
|We are still accepting short (10 minute maximum) Hot-off-the-Press presentations for the conference. These are primarily for reporting ongoing developments in theory or research in the field of dream studies. The submissions deadline is March 1, 2009. To submit a presentation, go to http://fs6.formsite.com/dreamer/form826393384/index.html and follow the instructions for filling out the form.
IASD will open its 26th annual conference, “Earth Dreaming” with a ceremony and celebration of the Earth and its inhabitants, its dreamers, and IASD -- an event that is sure to draw us all together as a dreaming family. We'll also celebrate IASD's 25th birthday as an incorporated non-profit association. Pictures, people, songs, stories, and especially dreams will be feted.
Please send any memories or dreams of IASD which are personally meaningful to you to Rita Dwyer, DreamRita@aol.com They will be placed in a book marking the occasion, “IASD--Thanks for the Memories!”
|SPOTLIGHT on Michigan, USA
By Jeff Vovillia
Since the Montreal conference I’ve been motivated to start a dream group here in mid-Michigan. I’ve been able to recruit interested friends and have even gained some interested community members through flyers. We are currently meeting twice a month and the group seems to be getting quite good at the process. I am very excited to see their growth and am glad to inspire non-dreamers to be avid dreamers.
The 3rd International Conference of the Nordic and European Network for the Study of Dreams (IASD's European branch) DREAMS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY.
This conference is co-organized by the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) and Drömgruppsforum, the Swedish Dream Group Forum, in collaboration with the Nordic and European Network for the Study of Dreams. We are looking forward to a really exiting weekend in Gothenburg, Sweden, 6-8 March – a weekend filled with dream groups, dream group leadership training, social dreaming, performances, film seminars, approximately 20 very interesting papers about dream research, different views on the relation between our changing society and our dreaming minds, and reports on the developing use of Dr. Montague Ullman’s approach to dream work in education, supervision, and self growth.
I am happy to tell you that there are a few places left for the conference, if you have the opportunity to come. At the beginning when we planned the conference, we were aiming at 40-50 attendees. Now there are about 70 people coming from many of the countries in Europe; the Nordic countries, United Kingdom, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, and also from Armenia, USA, Japan and Taiwan!
You are very welcome. For more information, please look at IASD's website at http://asdreams.org/2009sweden/
We are pleased to announce that the anonymous donor who has generously provided funding for the Student Research Award for the past 4 years has graciously agreed to fund the competition for 2009!
As in previous years, there will be two $500 awards. The first is for the best student submission of original scientific research on dreams and dreaming. The second is for the best submission of original historical, literary, artistic, or theoretical research. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to submit papers.
All participants must submit their presentations in electronic form, preferably through email firstname.lastname@example.org or if necessary by mailing the files copied to a CD or a DVD to the IASD office by March 15, 2009 (IASD-Student Research, 1672 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703) Mark on any mailed box "OK to leave on left porch." Text submissions must not exceed 6,000 words.
Participants should submit text in MS Word, and artwork in .jpg, .tif, or pdf formats. Participants may also electronically submit videos in AVI formats, or music in MIDI or MPS formats.
SOCIAL DREAMING MATRIX, LONDON ENGLAND
The purpose of Social Dreaming is to transform thinking through exploring dreams by using free association, amplification and systemic thinking to make links and find connections between the dreams so as to find new thoughts. Social Dreaming is a method for accessing the thinking, thought and knowledge embedded in dreams. Social Dreaming is not concerned with individual dreams but focuses on what is shared among the participants’ dreams. No previous experience is necessary to attend.
The Matrices will be held at the Association of Jungian Analysts, Flat 3, 7 Eton Ave , London NW3 3 EL Tel: 020 7994 8711 Email: email@example.com
Participants may attend one, two or all three Saturdays.
March 21st, June 7th, October 3rd
For more information and a booking form contact:
Association of Jungian Analysts
7 Eton Avenue
London NW3 3EL, England
Tel/Fax: 020 77948711
|SPREAD THE WORD TO FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES: FOUR NEW CE COURSES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (more to come in 2009). IASD members qualify for discounted fees. To register or to get updates on courses and online events from the IASD Dream Studies CE program, log onto the CE page on our IASD web site at http://asdreams.org/ce
For 2008-2009 our first round of courses will be based on reading books by well-known authors, taking a multiple-choice exam, and completing a rating of the course. You can order the books on our web site through Amazon or get them on your own. During 2009, new features will include a "book club" format for featured courses, and some form of online chat or meet-up featuring our authors. We hope to add interactive online course formats at a later date.
Here are our first courses:
Dreams and Nightmares: The Origin and Meaning of Dreams by Ernest Hartmann, M.D.
Trauma and Dreams by Deirdre Barrett, PhD
Dreaming in the World's Religions by Kelly Bulkeley, PhD
Dream Work in Therapy: Facilitating Exploration, Insight and Action by Clara Hill, PhD
Many thanks to the folks making this program possible, especially Mary Pat Lynch, Richard Wilkerson, Jean Campbell, Liz Diaz, Barbara Bishop, Sheila Asato, Mark Blagrove, Nick Brink, Roger Knudson, Jacquie Lewis and the authors of our courses, as well as the MANY volunteer readers who helped in 2008 or will help to pilot test our courses in 2009.
We will begin adding new books in the first quarter of 2009. Earn free CE credits by helping the CE committee screen new books for courses and develop exams for courses and descriptive materials and work with authors. If you want to join the IASD Education Committee please contact: Alan Siegel, Ph.D., IASD Education Committee Chair: Dreamsdr@aol.com
Registration, information and updates are available at: http://asdreams.org/ce
New Members: 12
IASD members will present “Exploring Dreams Through Dreamwork: A Day-Long Journey Discovering the World of Dreams,” Saturday, April 18, 2009, 9:00A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Infinity Foundation, 1282 Old Skokie Road, Highland Park, IL.
For registration questions contact Infinity at http://www.infinityfoundation.org/contact.html
For conference questions email the regional host, Jacquie Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear IASD members,
IASD's Nominating Committee has asked me to write and solicit input from IASD members regarding possible nominations for the IASD Board. If you would like to propose someone to the Nominating Committee, please send his or her name in a private email to Robert Waggoner at email@example.com
Each year IASD creates a slate of Board candidates to be voted upon by the members for a three year term. IASD is looking for a diverse mix of committed members, who understand IASD’s mission and are willing to volunteer their time and energy to create a vibrant organization. Board members are expected to attend two meetings at the annual conference and a spring and fall meeting, conducted over the phone. Board members assist IASD in many ways: offering advice and observations about IASD business, serving on committees to promote IASD's efforts, leading new efforts to help IASD grow and voting on motions or proposals that come before the board.
If you know of an IASD member that you would like the Committee to consider, please send me a private email.
Contacting and Submitting to IASD Dream-News
|The IASD Dream-News provides late-breaking news, IASD conference information and links to new articles on the IASD Website. Please forward this IASD Dream-News to interested friends and colleagues so they can also sign up for IASD’s free Dream-News.
E-mail Submissions by the first of each month to: Jacquie Lewis, Ph.D., IASD Dream-News Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
IASD DREAM-NEWS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
The deadline for the IASD Dream-News is the first of each month. Submissions by IASD members should be e-mailed to the IASD Dream-News editor.
Submissions can be submitted in the body of an email message or as an attachment. When sending attachments please include, in the body of the e-mail, your name and an indication that it is an IASD Dream-News item. Acceptable files for attachments are Microsoft Word and Rich Text Format (RTF). E-News articles should be submitted in the following format: Verdana font, 12pt., and black ink. No words should be bolded, underlined, or italicized. Feel free to include photos.
IASD members who would like to inform other members of their presentations, lectures, or workshops should submit their names, the titles of the events, the dates, and locations. Please also include either an e-mail address, website, or phone number so that IASD members can contact you for additional information. Submission of book tour dates and lecture series are limited to the following: individual, contact information, dates, cities, states, or countries.
The IASD Dream-News accepts notices on member media interviews and appearances. Members should include the IASD member name, the name of the show or publication, the date, and the topic discussed.
All IASD member publication submissions should be sent in APA format, which consists of the author(s), date, publication title, journal number and volume (if applicable), and publisher, including city, state, or country if published outside the U.S.
The editor reserves the right to shorten and/or edit articles for clarity and to fit space restrictions.
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|The International Association for the Study of Dreams is a non-profit, international, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the pure and applied investigation of dreams and dreaming. Our purposes are to promote an awareness and appreciation of dreams in both professional and public arenas; to encourage research into the nature, function, and significance of dreaming; to advance the application of the study of dreams; and to provide a forum for the eclectic and interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and information.|