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2018 Sarasvati Book Award Applications

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) Sarasvati Award for Nonfiction The Sarasvati Book Award solicits nonfiction books published during 2015-2017 in the field of goddess studies/women and mythology. Named for the Hindu goddess of learning and

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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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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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Lisa Levart Presents “Art, Activism, and the Goddess”

My own creative activism stands on shoulders of the feminist artists of the 1970’s.  Even after more than a decade of creating art that celebrates the divine feminine, it is my unshakable conviction that without imagery and words that reflect

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2017 Symposium Presenter: Annie Finch

We are a tribal species, meant to live in tribes.  At this point, anything that reminds us of our connection with each other is healing, and poetry can do that, through the meter and through the language and through the

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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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Highlighting Four Great Films in 2017

Jewels for January & February, Online Film Series  This winter we are offering our first member-only online film series. Our thanks to the filmmakers and distributors who have made it possible. Special thanks to Women Make Movies and Grasshopper Films for

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About Our First Publication: Myths Shattered and Restored”

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) is  delighted to announce the publication of the first of our conference and symposia Proceedings anthology, Myths Shattered and Restored.   This anthology, edited by Marion Dumont and Gayatri Devi, features essays in

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Call for Proposals ASWM 2017 Symposium

The deadline for submissions for 2017 has passed.  This call for proposals is for information only.  Mythology, Women and Society: Growing the Groundswell March 25 2017, Pendle Hill, Philadelphia, PA   In the current era women are stepping into leadership

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