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Who’s Presenting at the March Conference? Max Dashu

Snake Women: a global perspective This is a visual presentation on goddesses, ancestors, shapeshifters, priestesses and shamans around the world, with the focus on snake iconography. Among the sources we’ll examine are rock art from Australia, Brazil, Utah, and South

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Presentation Grant Award Winner at Conference: Yuria Celidwen

Tepeyollotl: the Mountainheart. Mesoamerican Myths of the Jaguar and the Mind of Humankind This paper is a depth-psychological analysis of the mythology and symbolism of the Jaguar and the cloud-forest. Especially, I explore how the Mesoamerican way to dialogue with

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Who’s Presenting at the March Conference? Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz-Peralba

Traditional Designs and Contemporary World Patterns: Connections with Prehistoric Images of the Human and the Animal Feminine In this presentation I examine how feminine images and symbols that blend the human and the animal divine have dominated the visual language

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Registration Is Open for 2018 Conference

We have now opened registration for the 2018 conference! Early bird rates apply until Feb. 2, 2018. Register and renew membership. See you in March!   Registration is also open for the 2018 Matriarchal Studies Day, March 18, 2017, 9-5.

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Dr. Elizabeth Wayland Barber to Give 2018 Keynote

“Waterbirds, Water, Women and Place in Archaic European Lore” Dr. Barber’s works bring together scholarship from a wide range of sources to discuss such diverse topics as textile history as “woman’s work,” culture and migration, the origins of myth in

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2018 ASWM Conference and Call for Proposals

“Scholarly Speculations:  Animal, Earth, Person, Story” ASWM Conference March 16-17 2018 Gold Coast Hotel, Las Vegas NV Our main theme will be explorations of animal and earth mysteries, with an emphasis on Native American and indigenous scholarship.  This year our

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Join Us at Pendle Hill for 2017 Symposium

Pendle Hill is a Quaker study, retreat, and conference center located in Wallingford, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia. Pendle Hill was established in 1930 as a Quaker study center designed to prepare its adult students for service both in the Religious

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Anna Crusis Women’s Choir to Perform at 2017 Symposium

At our 2017 symposium, ASWM members will be treated to a special concert by the Anna Crusis Women’s Choir (ANNA), Philadelphia’s own feminist choir.   We will also recognize the long time work of ANNA by presenting them with the 2017

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“Growing the Groundswell”

Registration is now closed for our 2017 Symposium in Philadelphia,  “Mythology, Women and Society:  Growing the Groundswell.” We will meet at Pendle Hill Retreat Center for a program of scholarship and arts, and a community conversation about women, society and justice: Peggy

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“Mythology, Women and Society: Growing the Groundswell” Schedule

Mythology, Women and Society: Growing the Groundswell March 25, 2017, Brinton House, Pendle Hill,  Philadelphia PA 8:00-8:30 – REGISTRATION (Dining Hall & Brinton House) 8:30-9:30  KEYNOTE The Matrixial Foundation of Maternal Cultural Meanings in Myth and Ritual Dr. Peggy Reeves

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