Thursday, February 28, 2008

Multiversity 2008 - CIIS conference of student (and others') research

This week is the third annual Multiversity conference at CIIS. This started as a one-day event in 2006, grew to a weekend in 2007, and now spans four days (!). Here's the schedule of talks. We'll post to this blog abstracts of the presentations as they are given; links to the actual texts / files / etc. will be provided if the author chooses to make these available. Please feel free to use the comments feature of this blog to start a dialogue with these presenters.

Tuesday Feb. 26, 2008
3:15-4:45 Keynote Speaker: Lucia Birnbaum, WSE Professor
The Future Has an Ancient Heart: Transformational Legacy of DNA and Maternal Energies on Migration Paths out of Africa into Europe and the Rest of the World

5:15-5:45 Dunya Nuaimi, WSE MA
The Publishing Process: Notes from the Editorial Side

5:45-6:45 Mary Louise Stone, WSE MA
Building Community: Strategies from the Andes

6:45-7:00 Lise Dyckman, Library Director
Trends in Scholarly Publishing

7:15-7:45 Adam Hudson, SCA PhD
Bridging Communities/Building Communities: Politicizing a Depoliticized Culture

7:45-8:15 David Nicol, PCC PhD
Subtle Activism and the Gaiafield Project: Applying Spiritual Power for Global Transformation

Wednesday Feb. 27, 2008
5:15-5:45 Sarah Noyes, TLD MA
When the Ideals of CIIS Meet “Anarchy”: A Tale of a Rejected Workshop

5:45-6:45 Judson Davis, EWP PhD
The World Mountain: Eternal Symbol of the Heights of Human Spiritual Aspiration

7:15-8:15 Fernando Castrillon, PsyD
Digital Teleologies, Imperial Threshold Machinic Assemblages, and the Colonization of the Cosmos: A Post-Structuralist Interpretation of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008
11:45-12:15 Catherine Sancimino, PsyD
Intensive Intervention for Autistic Disorder in Children Ages 0-3

12:15-1:15 Leo Bellina, SCA MA
Integral Education after Abu Ghraib: Participatory Education and Practices of Citizenship

2:00-3:30 Sonya Brewer, SOM MA
CIIS Community Process Group

3:45-4:30 Surinder Gill, TLC PhD
My Sikh Mother and I: The Way We Are in America

4:45-6:15 Kirk Templeton, ACS PhD
Avicenna, Aquinas, and the Active Intellect

6:45-7:15 Sinem Yilanci, WSE MA
Women’s Theater Form in Turkey

7:15-8:15 Annette Williams, WSE PhD
Dreaming the Ancestors among Indigenous Africans and Diaspora Descendents

Fri. Feb. 29, 2008
11:45-12:15 Mary Fries, PCC MA
Psyche and Dimension: Ontology of Space, Time, Matter, and Consciousness

12:15-12:45 Sarah Noyes, TLD MA
Women and Ethical Leadership

1:00-2:00 Gal Szekley, ICP MA
Radical Acceptance: Between Buddhism and Psychotherapy

2:00-2:30 Karen Villanueva, WSE PhD
Iconic Symbolism and Cultural Appropriation: The Fish Goddess and Jesus Christ

3:00-3:30 Bisola Marignay, SCA MA
Today’s Abolition Movement

3:30-4:00 Caifang (Jeremy) Zhu, EWP PhD
C.G. Jung on the Nature and Interpretation of Dreams: A Developmental Delineation

4:15-5:00 David Treleaven, EWP PhD
Falling in Love with Jung: Relationship as a Path to Individuation

6:00-6:30 Nandi Hetenyi, PsyD
Rethinking Self Esteem: Deconstruction of Self-Esteem using Buddhist Psychology and Teachings of No Self

6:30-8:00 Eric Shaw, ACS PhD
Yoga in America: The Marketing of Hinduism by Multiculturalists East and West

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