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Alumna Angel Ryono, M.A. '11 will be speaking at the International Studies Association Convention in April 2012

11/01/2011
Alumna Angel Ryono, M.A. '11 will be speaking at the International Studies Association Convention in April 2012. She will be talking about how the conditions that facilitate social media will impact peacebuilding in Cambodia. Details will be forthcoming.

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Network on the Alumni Messenger: Look for, and Contribute to, Openings and Opportunities

11/01/2011
Network on the Alumni Messenger: Look for, and Contribute to, Openings and Opportunities in the pages of the Alumni Messenger. If you know of, or have, an Opportunity or Opening submit all information here and this listing will be added to the Messenger. Return often to the Messenger for updates, or subscribe to an RSS Feed in the left hand column.

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Saybrook University issues statement in support of the Occupy Movement

11/01/2011
http://saybrook.typepad.com/forum/Saybrook University Issues Statement in Support of the Occupy Movement On Friday, Oct. 28, Saybrook University issued the following statement: Saybrook University's stated mission is to promote the creation of a more "humane, just and sustainable world." We call on local governments and the federal government to respect and support the Occupy movement...

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Alumna Rivka Bertisch Meir, Ph.D. '05 Chairs the The 23rd Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research

10/31/2011
Dear friends and colleagues: I am the Chair of the The 23rd Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research held on SUNDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2011 at Touro - Lander College for Women, 225 West 60 St., New York City. I will also be presenting with the distinguished Professor and Dean from Samaria University and Emeritus Professor from Tel Aviv University Dr. Noach Milgram from Israel Psychology...

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Alumnus Joseph Bobrow, Ph.D. '80, Presents Workshop on Spiritual Practice and Emotional Growth at Esalen, Benefiting Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

10/31/2011
Joseph Bobrow, Ph.D. '80 will be giving a workshop at the Esalen Institute in the Big Sur: December 2-4, 2011 Partners in Integration: The Interplay of Spiritual Practice and Emotional Growth. The proceeds will help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families and caregivers attend Coming Home's nationally recognized integrative retreats, which have already served over 2,500 people from...

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Alumnus Christopher Ryan, Ph.D. '03 Presents Lecture: On the Prehistoric Origiins of Sexuality

10/31/2011
Alumnus Christopher Ryan, Ph.D. '03 Presents Lecture: On the Prehistoric Origins of Sexuality Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 7-9 pm Namaste Hall, CIIS Main Building 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. But it doesn't, and never has. Mainstream science—as well as religious and cultural institutions...

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Saybrook Alumnus, Richard Tarnas, PhD '76 Offers Lecture and Workshop: Understanding Our Moment in History: An Archetypal Perspective

10/31/2011
Understanding Our Moment in History: An Archetypal Perspective with Richard Tarnas Lecture: Saturday, November 12 7:00PM-9:00PM CIIS Main Building $15/$10 members Workshop: Sunday, November 13 10:00AM-1:00PM CIIS Main Building $65/$55 members (includes Saturday evening lecture) We live in a dramatic period in the history of the world with high stakes for the planetary future. To help us...

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Alumnus Kirk Schneider, PhD '84 Announces Publication of Article Searching for Meaning: Existential-Humanistic Psychologists Hope to Promote the Idea that Therapy Can Change Not Only Minds but Lives in the Novermber APA Monitor

10/31/2011
Alumnus Kirk Schneider, PhD '84 Publishes Article in the Nov. 1 APA Monitor, now out in hardcopy. Searching for Meaning: Existential-Humanistic Psychologists Hope to Promote the Idea That Therapy Can Change Not Only Minds But Lives See a PDF copy at the link below: http://www.saybrook.edu/sites/default/files/documents/Existential.pdf

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Conference Alerts notifies academics of upcoming events

10/30/2011

Conference AlertsConference Alerts is a valuable resource for academics. Users subscribe (for free) to receive e-mail notifications about upcoming conferences and events.

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Psychology and Humanistic Studies

Annual PJSA conference in Memphis

10/29/2011

Members of the Saybrook community are active in the Peace and Justice Studies Association, an organization dedicated to bringing together academics, teachers and activists to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for peacebuilding, social justice, and social change.

PJSAThe annual PJSA conference was held last week in Memphis, a city with a rich social justice history. This year's conference was a joint initiative with the Gandhi-King Conference, hosted at Christian Brothers University.

The conference, titled "A Living Movement: Toward a World of Peace, Solidarity, and Justice" (October 21-23, 2011) aimed at "promoting dynamic exchange among individuals and organizations working for a more just and peaceful world."

Panels, workshops, and speakers from a wide range of disciplines, professions, and perspectives addressed issues related to the broad themes of solidarity, community, advocacy, education, and activism as they are brought to bear in the pursuit of peace and justice.

The PJSA represents a valuable resource for Saybrook students and faculty. In addition to the annual conference, an active and lively email listserv offers a space for announcements, job postings, discussion, and resource exchange on a daily basis. PJSA also hosts a blog on issues of peace and justice that can be publicly viewed.

 

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