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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Upcoming Event: CITY LIGHTS at 60 Dec 8 Panel w/ Kirk Schneider, Marc Applebaum, Tony Stigliano, and Yannis Toussulis

City Lights books at 60 A panel with EHI's Kirk SchneiderCity Lights at 60 is hosting a panel on Dec 8 to discuss the Beats, Bohemianism and Alternative Spirituality 

Panel includes Kirk Schneider, PhD, Marc Applebaum, PhD, Tony Stigliano, PhD and is moderated by Yannis Toussulis, PhD

source: City Lights Books Events Calendar



   CITY LIGHTS AT 60: Hip, Cool, and Beatitude-The Beats, Bohemianism, and Alternative Spirituality
Sunday, December 8, 2013, 5:00 P.M.
City Lights Booksellers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA

This presentation will begin with a short lecture on the Beat Generation's contribution to religious heresy in America and the spiritual underpinnings of the hipster archetype. Additional references will be made to the earlier romantic and transcendentalist roots of the Beats; and a panel will discuss the current influence of the Beats in literature, the arts, philosophy, psychology, and alternative approaches to spirituality.

Moderator:
Yannis Toussulis, Ph.D. – specialist in the psychology of religion, former director of the Consciousness Studies Program at Antioch University/West, and adjunct professor of political and intercultural psychology at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Author of Sufism and the Way of Blame (Quest Books, 2011).

Panel Discussants:
Marc Applebaum, Ph.D. – faculty member at Saybrook University and consulting editor at the Journal of Humanistic Psychology; specialist in phenomenological and hermeneutical research, cross-cultural psychology, and religious studies.
Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D. – vice president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute, adjunct faculty member at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University. He is author of ten books including Awakening to Awe (Jason Aronson, 2009) and The Polarized Mind (University Professors Press, 2013).
Tony Stigliano, PhD – moral and political philosopher and adjunct professor of psychology at Alliant International University; former lecturer at CalBerkeley School of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public and take place at City Lights Bookstore | 261 Columbus Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94133 For more information, call City Lights at 415-362-8193.

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