|What is the role of celebrating the body as a vehicle for spiritual experience? And, drawing on what psychologist and philosopher William James called the “Vaster Consciousness of Reality,” what is the role of exploring consciousness in experiencing spirituality?
This panel will explore the connections between our corporeal and our spiritual selves, and in the process define how body and consciousness intertwine to process, react to, and create our realities.
Panelists: Elizabeth-Anne Stewart, PhD, is the author of many books and articles on spirituality and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences at Columbia College Chicago. She is committed to the transformation of consciousness through working with imagery, the mythic imagination, and mysticism.
Louis Silverstein, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences at Columbia College Chicago, is a transcendental philosopher and practitioner, an interdisciplinary and multi-consciousness educator, a social activist, and an author.
Paula Cofresi, LCSW, ACSW, is a psychotherapist, educator, and artist.
Intersections is a lively series of lectures and discussions investigating and celebrating the complexity of contemporary culture and the arts. Intersections is sponsored by the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Columbia College Chicago, and the Chicago Cultural Center. Visit colum.edu/intersections for more details.
| ||Date: 12/3/2012|
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER, MILLENNIUM PARK ROOM
CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER, MILLENNIUM PARK ROOM, FIFTH FLOOR 78 EAST WASHINGTON STREET, CHICAGO, IL