Archetypes

Jung in the World | Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art with Lewis Hyde


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Renowned mythologist and McArthur genius Fellow Lewis Hyde joins Patricia Martin in a revelatory conversation about the trickster archetype embodied in mythology.

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Institute Archive | Hero and Heroine: The Mythic Dimension in Times of Transition and Growth with Jean Shinoda Bolen

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This episode is the first part of the series Hero & Heroine: The Mythic Dimension in Times of Transition & Growth (the full series is available for purchase on our website). From the seminar description:

Jean Shinoda Bolen leads a workshop which offers an appreciation of how myth, legend, poetry, and contemporary stories provide insights that are meaningful in ordinary life, with particular attention given to those times in a person’s life when major changes are occurring.

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Jungian Ever After | Little Red Riding Hood: Sex & Violence

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The story is “Little Red Cap” this time, better known as “Little Red Riding Hood”. We discuss such topics as the 3 faces of the Great Mother, the nature of wolves, and of course our good friend Trickster. Please note that there is also some discussion of rape in this episode, if that is something that will upset you, this may be one to skip.

The story is from Household Tales by Brothers Grimm and is read starting at 3:21 and ending at 12:38.

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Healing Cinema | Tár

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Jungian Analysts Judith Cooper and Daniel Ross discuss Tár, the 2022 film written and directed by Todd Field. It stars Cate Blanchett as Lydia Tár, a renowned conductor who is accused of sexual misconduct.

This episode is a pilot of our transcription process. If you have any feedback about the transcript, please email jung@jungchicago.org.

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Jungian Ever After | Rumpelstiltskin Part 2: Trickster

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This second part of our Rumpelstiltskin coverage focuses on the Trickster archetype. We talk about places that Trickster emerges in pop culture before analyzing the ways in which both Rumpel and the miller’s daughter channel trickster energy.

Part one’s story was read last month from Household Tales by Brothers Grimm.

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Jung in the World | Mythology and the Age of the Heroine with Maria Tatar


Renowned folklorist and Harvard scholar Maria Tatar joins host Patricia Martin to discuss her latest book, Heroine with 1,001 Faces. In this interview, Tatar unearths the forgotten legacy of the heroine’s quest, which parallels Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey, and illuminates the social significance of the heroine as an archetype for our times.

The video of this interview is available on YouTube.

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Institute Archive | The Warrior Within: A Study in Masculine Psychology with Robert Moore, PhD

This episode is the first session of the series The Warrior Within: A Study in Masculine Psychology, a classic seminar in his series on the four major archetypes of masculine psychology as he understood them: King, Warrior, Magician, Lover. From the seminar description:

The Warrior is the archetype of self-disciplined, aggressive action. If Warrior energy is not accessed properly, a man may find himself caught up in cruel or self-destructive behavior. The mature Warrior, however, will be energetic, decisive and persevering in reaching his goals.  The course is divided into the following four topics:

• The Warrior in myth, folklore and religion
• The Warrior’s role in masculine creativity and leadership
• Psychopathology of the Warrior
• Creating the “Rainbow Warrior”: resources for healing the Warrior

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Ashok Bedi | The Divine Guest and The Fearless Girl (Video)

Thank you to Carl Jung Depth Psychology Reading Group YouTube channel for sharing this video. From the description:

Dr. Ashok Bedi agreed to speak with us about his article, “Jung’s Red Book – A Compensatory Image for Our Contemporary Culture: A Hindu Perspective” – from Jung’s Red Book for Our Time: Searching for Soul under Postmodern Conditions, published by Chiron Publications.

Links: Dr. Bedi’s Website | Dr. Bedi’s Analytical Practice Website | Dr. Bedi’s Recorded Lectures on the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago Website | Dr. Bedi’s books on Amazon

Jung in the World | Jung, Wonder Woman, and the Psychology of Myth with Laura Vecchiolla


In this episode, Patricia Martin interviews Laura Vecchiolla, clinical psychologist and graduate of the Jungian Psychotherapy Program at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago. Their discussion touches on:

  • Jung’s obsession with mythology
  • Mythology – Freud vs Jung
  • What does archetypal mean?
  • Image vs story
  • Wonder Woman
  • Hero’s journey
  • Glory seeking vs caretaking
  • Underestimation of women
  • Harry Potter/Hermione
  • Androgynous archetypes
  • Mainstream representation
  • Healing mythology
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Jung in the World: Jung, The Mythology of Pan, and Panic Culture: Interview with Ryan Maher


In this episode, Patricia Martin interviews Ryan Maher, MA, LMHC, LCPC, and graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago’s Jungian Psychotherapy Program. In this discussion, they touch on:

  • Symbolism of the Forest in ancient and modern contexts
  • “Panic” and irrational states of mind
  • Paul Robichaud’s Pan: The Great God’s Modern Return
  • Self-regulation
  • Jung’s concept of reflection as an instinct
  • Dissociation from nature and instincts
  • Integration of the irrational
  • Transformation
  • James Hillman

Listener’s may be interested in Ryan’s presentation The Forest, The Witch & Pan – Psyche’s Need for Wilderness and Enchantment for the Myth Salon on YouTube, which is mentioned in this interview.

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