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PAST EVENTS

Explore highlights and insights from our past events, showcasing the rich discussions and transformative experiences of our mythological community.

  • ISM's PNC Event:  Mythical Trivia
    ISM's PNC Event:  Mythical Trivia
    Membership Offer
    Tue, Jun 11
    Jun 11, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join us for a night of mythical trivia and test your knowledge against fellow mythologists.
  • ISM Presents Dr. Jody Bower: “Possession - It's NOT what you think!”
    ISM Presents Dr. Jody Bower: “Possession - It's NOT what you think!”
    Membership Offer
    Tue, May 21
    May 21, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Dr. Bower explores the physiological basis for trance states; how possession rituals meet the cultural, religious, and psychological needs of certain communities; and what the surprising implications are for our understanding of consciousness itself.
  • ISM's PNC Event: Mythos vs. Logos: Culture as Artifact of the State or Holistic Human Communitas.
    ISM's PNC Event: Mythos vs. Logos: Culture as Artifact of the State or Holistic Human Communitas.
    Membership Offer
    Tue, May 07
    May 07, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    A night of myth-making and networking. Special guest Nathan Hogan will facilitate discussions around the military culture and mythology.
  • ISM Presents Dr. Glen Slater: Depth Psychology & Mythology in a Posthuman Age
    ISM Presents Dr. Glen Slater: Depth Psychology & Mythology in a Posthuman Age
    Membership Offer
    Tue, Apr 23
    Apr 23, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Explore the balance between humanity and technology with Glen Slater in our webinar on "Jung vs Borg: Finding the Deeply Human in a Posthuman Age." Gain insights into navigating our future while preserving our essence.
  • Profesional Networking & Conversation
    Profesional Networking & Conversation
    Membership Offer
    Tue, Apr 09
    Apr 09, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    A night of myth-making and networking. The night will begin with a brief presentation from Jason D. Batt titled: "The Tapestry of Existence: A Mythological Reflection on Interconnectedness." The remainder of the night will be a discussion amongst attendees on the topic of community.
  • Dr. Christine Downing & Dr. Emily Lord-Kambitsch: "Ovid & the Other"
    Dr. Christine Downing & Dr. Emily Lord-Kambitsch: "Ovid & the Other"
    Membership Offer
    Tue, Mar 19
    Mar 19, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    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.
  • Professional Networking & Conversation: Childhood Characters--Finding Our Myth in the Stories We Love
    Professional Networking & Conversation: Childhood Characters--Finding Our Myth in the Stories We Love
    Membership Offer
    Tue, Mar 05
    Mar 05, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM MST
    Zoom
    ISM member Lydia Griffiths will facilitate conversations exploring how mythology and popular culture impact and shape our lives by examining stories, characters, and archetypal energies that resonate within each of us. Also, Jason Batt will provide an overview of the new website and member features
  • Dr. Maryam Sayyad speaking on "UFO as Myth and Reality"
    Dr. Maryam Sayyad speaking on "UFO as Myth and Reality"
    Tue, Feb 20
    Feb 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM MST
    Zoom Meeting
    Narratives of aerial crafts and creatures from beyond the veil of space/time are nothing new for lovers of mythology and folklore. We tend to consider them metaphors. This time, however, the so-called metaphor is detectable by military radar.
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