Tag: Matriarchal Studies

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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“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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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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Do You Know about “Women Make Movies”?

  Women Make Movies As we expand our resources to include more media and films, we want to make you aware of organizations that promote and assist the creation of films by women. For over 40 years, Women Make Movies

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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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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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Who’s Presenting in 2016? Mama Donna Henes, Demetra George, and Judith Laura

Mama Donna Henes (“Mythology, the Matriarchy, and Me” & workshop: “The Story of Us”)     Mama Donna is a ritualist and award-winning writer whose work focuses on healing self, society, and planet. She designs and leads multi-cultural, non-denominational celebrations,

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Who’s Presenting at the 2016 Conference? Heide Goettner-Abendroth, Holly Bellebuono, & Marie Summerwood

Dr. Heide Goettner-Abendroth (“Matriarchal Studies: Past Debates and Present New Foundation”) Born in Thuringia, Germany, in 1941, Heide is a mother and a grandmother. She earned her Ph.D. in philosophy and theory of science at the University of Munich where

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