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Donna Read Wins 2016 Saga Award

At our Boston conference, Donna Read, innovator, filmmaker, producer and activist, received ASWM’s2016 Saga Award for Special Contributions to Women’s History and Culture. The award honors Donna’s role in making feminist scholarship and the history of spirituality visible and accessible

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Conference Keynote: “Dark Ecology, The Bear Mother and Other Ecological Teachers and Guides”

Dr. Cristina Eisenberg will present the Saturday keynote for our 2016 conference.  This cutting-edge presentation will weave a web of connections among animals, humans, myths and foremothers. Dark Ecology is a post-modern philosophy based on the premise that there is

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“THE AMAZONS” Wins 2016 Sarasvati Award for Nonfiction

THE AMAZONS: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World   (Princeton, 2014) It is with great pleasure that ASWM confers the 2016 Sarasvati Book Award for Nonfiction to THE AMAZONS for its power in reframing knowledge about our

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2016 Conference: What You Need to Know (with Links)

WELCOME to our 2016 Conference blog. Important links are listed below, or you may scroll through this blog to see all posts about the conference.  Here you will find articles about the program, presenters, and special opportunities. Our pre-conference registration deadline

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Who’s Presenting in 2016? Cristina Eisenberg & Cristina Biaggi

Cristina Eisenberg “Wilderness is one of our best defenses against climate change.” Cristina Eisenberg is Chief Scientist for Earthwatch Institute, a Smithsonian Research Associate, and science consultant for many prestigious organizations in the US and Canada. Her research has investigated

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Mythica: Photography Exhibit by Lisa Levart at the ASWM Conference

We are delighted to be able to present  Mythica, an exhibition of new work by award winning photographer Lisa Levart, at our conference in April. Since 2001, Lisa Levart has joined the rapidly growing Earth-centered, spirituality movement by traveling across America creating unique

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“Foremothers” Anthology Receives Award

Foremothers Receives Award from Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association We are delighted to announce this recent news about the recently released anthology, Foremothers of the Women’s Spirituality Movement: Elders and Visionaries, edited by Miriam Dexter and Vicki Noble. The book

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Jelka Vince Pallua To Present “The Slavic ‘Baba’ as an Aquatic Deity”

Jelka Vince Pallua, Ph.D., senior scientific advisor, is an ethnologist and cultural anthropologist who for twenty years taught at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Philosophical faculty, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She continues to teach at the same Department

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Who’s Presenting in 2016? Jen Smith, Heather Kohser & Toni Truesdale

Jennifer Smith Jennifer Smith, MA, has worked for over 20 years in the US and Europe in the area of work psychology. She has conducted post-graduate research into women and work-life balance, consulted with organizations to develop their employees and

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“Water Children,” Film Reflecting Conference Themes

Water Children Special Film Screening at ASWM Conference (2011; Dutch and Japanese with English subtitles.) This hauntingly beautiful film by Aliona van der Horst explores the cycles of life and the mysteries of menstruation and fertility through women’s experiences of

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