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East Meets West: Haiku as Active Imagination

May 18, 2002 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


After a brief introduction to haiku and how to write haiku, there will be a meditation exercise to promote relaxation. Following meditation, participants will engage in an active imagination process prior to writing. The meaning, spirit and healing value of the created haiku will be discussed.

This workshop will be held in a peaceful, natural setting conducive to haiku writing. Please dress accordingly, bring writing materials and a sack lunch.

Related Friday Talk: Haiku, Zen and Jung’s Psychology

David Rosen, M.D., trained as a psychiatrist at the Langley Porter Institute in San Francisco and as a Jungian analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco and the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. As a Professor of Humanities in Medicine at Texas A & M University, his research interests include analytical psychology, the psychology of religion, depression, suicidology, healing, creativity, and the psychosocial, psychiatric, and human aspects of medicine. Among his eight published books areTransforming Depression: A Jungian Approach Using the Creative Arts, The Tao of Jung: The Way of Integrity and his newest book, The Healing Spirit of Haiku, co-authored with Joel Weishaus in 2004.

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May 18, 2002
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
We offer Continuing Education Credit through NASW. The fee for CEU credit is $5 for the lecture, $10 for the workshop, or $10 for both the lecture and workshop. To obtain credits, please sign up before each lecture or workshop at the CEU table in the lobby.

Bring a sack lunch for the 45 minute onsite lunch.


Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Hwy
Marylhurst, OR 97036 United States
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