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Dr. Peggy Sanday To Explore Concept of “Matrixial” Cultures

“The Matrixial Foundation of Maternal Cultural Meanings in Myth and Ritual” Keynote Presentation, ASWM 2017 Symposium   “In my long term study of and stay with the matrilineal Minangkabau of West Sumatra, Indonesia—off and on between the years l981 and

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Dr Elinor Gadon Receives Demeter Award in 2016

At our 2016 Conference, the ASWM Board of Directorspresented Dr. Elinor Gadon with the Demeter Award for Leadership in Women’s Spirituality.* The award recognizes Dr. Gadon’s lifetime contribution to understanding the cultural and visual history of religion and myth. With this Award, we honor

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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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Screen-in of Films to Teach Tolerance

Women Make Movies presents:   Response to Hate:
Teaching Tolerance
, Free Inauguration Week Screen-In Here is the announcement of this one-week opportunity from Women Make Movies to screen important documentaries: “This year’s post-election period revealed deep societal divisions that prompted acts of

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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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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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Conference to Offer Lunar Wisdom Panel

By the Light (and Dark) of the Moon By the Light (and Dark) of the Moon — Lunar Knowing: The Cyclic, Dark, and Regenerative Moon Nurturing Wisdom, Culture, Inspiration, and Research Women have been conducting research and generating culture and

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Who’s Presenting in 2016? ALisa Starkweather, Tamara Agha-Jaffar & Laney Goodman

ALisa Starkweather ALisa is a tireless culture worker and the founder of many powerful women’s initiatives including the Red Tent Temple Movement, Daughters of the Earth Gatherings, and the Women’s Belly and Womb Conferences.  Thirty-two years of dedication to women’s

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Yemanjá: New Film To Be Featured at 2016 Conference

  Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil  is a documentary exploring ethics, social justice, racism, ecological sustainability and power of community and faith, via the stories of four extraordinary elder female leaders of the Afro-indigenous Candomblé spiritual tradition, in

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