Spring 2018 Faculty/Student Panels

Human-Earth Relations After the Holocene: PCC Faculty in Dialogue - February 1st, 2018

Trailer for Journey of the Universe - Brian Swimme

Brian Swimme on Universe Creativity

 Professor Brian Swimme, "Why We Study the Universe"

A lecture for CIIS Public Programs & Performances on April 20, 2016. 

Professor Brian Swimme, "Ecology: A New Story" 

A lecture at Seattle University on July 10, 2009

Professors Robert McDermott and Sean Kelly lecturing on Carl Jung and Rudolf Steiner 

A lecture series delivered at the San Francisco Waldorf High School. 

Professor Stanislav Grof at the 2013 Psychedelic Science Conference 

In this presentation, Professor Grof outlines the radical changes that would have to be made in our understanding of consciousness and of the human psyche in health and disease to accommodate the revolutionary observations from psychedelic therapy.

Professor Stanislav Grof Interviewed at the 2015 Science and Non-Duality Conference 

An interview for the podcast "Buddha at the Gas Pump" on October 24, 2015. 

Professor Sean Kelly, "Cosmological Wisdom and Planetary Madness" 

Professor Sean Kelly interviewed by Carolyn Baker on July 7, 2016

Professor Sean Kelly on Archetypal Cosmology and the Evolution of Consciousness

Grounded in the paradigmatic research of Richard Tarnas, and drawing as well from his own integration of Hegel, Jung, and related integral streams of thought, Sean Kelly explores some of the implications of the recasting of astrological categories in an evolutionary context.

"Gimme Shelter: Weathering the Storm in an Archetypal Cosmos," a conversation between Professors Richard Tarnas and Matthew Segall

CIIS Alumni Association event on June 29, 2017

Professor Richard Tarnas interviewed by Chris Brennan

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Professor Richard Tarnas, "Like a Rolling Stone: The Nobility of the Postmodern--and Why the Scientific Quest against Anthropomorphism Has Been Pursued with Religious Fervor"

PCC Forum Lecture on March 16, 2012

Professor Richard Tarnas, "Humanity's Rite of Passage"

Public lecture in Seattle, Washington sponsored by Rite of Passage Journeys and Antioch University, March 13, 2013. 

Professor Richard Tarnas, "A Brief History of Western Thought"

Opening lecture of the CIIS course, October 5, 2012

Dis-enchantment, Mis-enchantment, and Re-enchantment: A Dialogue 

Professor Richard Tarnas and then doctoral student Matthew David Segall deepen and complexify Max Weber's well known narrative concerning the disenchantment of the world due to modern science and rationality by engaging Bruno Latour's thesis that, in some sense, we have never been modern. This dialogue was recorded during the PCC community's annual retreat at Esalen in 2013. 


Professors Joanna Macy and Sean Kelly interviewed by PCC PhD alumnus David Nicol

Listen to the hour-long interview>>

Professor Robert McDermott, "The Bhagavad Gita and the West"

CIIS professor Robert McDermott, CIIS Board of Trustees President Prasad Vepa, and Kal Krishnan, founder of Kal Krishnan Consulting Services, Inc. participate in a lively conversation about the Bhagavad Gita.

Watch the 10-part series >>

Professor Brian Swimme interviewed by Robert Wright  

Watch the hour long interview >>

PCC Adjunct Professor Christopher Bache interviewed by SkyBlue Symposia 

Watch part one >>

Watch part two >>

PCC Forum Video Archive

The PCC Forum is an interdisciplinary lecture series that features CIIS and PCC professors, visiting scholars, and PhD students. 

Visit the archive of faculty lectures >>

Visit the archive of student lectures >>

Visit the PCC Forum YouTube channel >>

2012 Cosmology of Love Conference at CIIS

The Cosmology of Love Conference was a two-day conference held in April 2012, which featured 18 presentations by students and faculty from various CIIS programs on diverse topics within the larger theme of a "Cosmology of Love."

Watch a selection of student presentations >>

Visit the Intro to PCC YouTube channel for more videos.

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