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Tue, Mar 19



Dr. Christine Downing & Dr. Emily Lord-Kambitsch: "Ovid & the Other"

The focus of this session will be Ovid’s attention to interpersonal relationships, and relationships between human and other-than-human beings in the “unwalled”, boundless landscape of the locus amoenus.

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Dr. Christine Downing & Dr. Emily Lord-Kambitsch: "Ovid & the Other"
Dr. Christine Downing & Dr. Emily Lord-Kambitsch: "Ovid & the Other"

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Mar 19, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT



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Christine Downing, Ph.D, is an Emeritus  Professor of Mythological Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute . Before that she taught for almost twenty years in the Department of Religious Studies at San Diego State University  and during the same period was a member of the Core Faculty at the California School of Professional Psychology.  She has also taught at the Jung Institut in Zurich.  She has an undergraduate degree in literature is from Swarthmore College and a  Ph.D., in religion and culture is from Drew University  She was the firs woman to be president of the American Academy of Religion. Her books include The Goddess; Journey Through Menopause, Psyche's Sisters, Myths and Mysteries of Same-Sex Love, Mirrors of the Self, Women's Mysteries, Gods In Our Midst, The Long Journey Home, The Luxury of Afterwards,  Preludes: Essays on the Ludic Imagination,  Gleanings, and most  recently, Mythopoetic Musings.

Emily Lord-Kambitsch, Ph.D, is Co-Chair and an Associate Core Faculty member of the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her lifelong exploration of classical mythology is rooted in the study of Greek and Latin language and literature. Her research interests include ancient theories of emotion, myth and posthumanism, embodied approaches to learning and teaching classical myth, and representations of ancient Greece and Rome in modern popular fiction, theatre, and cinema. Her work appears in the journals Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, The Journal of Cognitive Historiography (forthcoming), and the collections, Rewriting the Ancient World: Greeks, Romans, Jews and Christians in Modern Popular Fiction (Brill, 2017) and Star Attractions: Twentieth-century Movie Magazines and Global Fandom (University of Iowa Press, 2019). Her current research traces relationships between memory, longing, and selfhood in the voices of women from Greek tragedy.

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