Dark Times

Dark Times by Beth Anne Boardman Well, it’s been quite a five years. Quite a six years. Quite a year. Two years. However long you trace your suffering back, I hope you have found some rays of [...]

Remembering 9/11

Slattery: Do We Value Spectacle over Substance?

Spectacle Over Substance in the New Myth The Op-Ed was published in the San Antonio Express-News on July 14, 2021. Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D. When we take a well-earned break from the [...]

Showing Up for Life: The Artist-Intellectual

Showing Up for Life: The Artist-Intellectual by Peter M. Rojcewicz, PhD Pacifica Graduate Institute Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs The core requirement for private and [...]

Racism and the Unconscious: Why Higher Education Needs Freud

Racism and the Unconscious: Why Higher Education Needs Freud by Adam Schneider and Dan Skinner Sigmund Freud visited the United States in 1909 to detail a basic but provocative idea: people’s [...]

Lying and Violence: A Nobel Lecture by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Lying and Violence: A Nobel Lecture by Alexander Solzhenitsyn by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D. (Published in New Braunfels, Texas newspaper, the Herald-Zeitung’s Opinion page, June 12-13, 2021.) [...]

Existential Intimacy of Learning: A Noetic Turn from STEM

Existential Intimacy of Learning: A Noetic Turn from STEM by Peter M. Rojcewicz, PhD Pacifica Graduate Institute Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs STEM Education Science, technology, [...]

Let’s Meet at the Crossroads – Dr. Bayo Akomolafe Commencement Keynote Address

Let’s Meet at the Crossroads Commencement Keynote Address to Pacifica Graduate Institute, Class of 2021 by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe May 29, 2021 (Featured painting: “Los Ayala: Ayala family dance troup [...]

Replacing the Myth of Growth

Replacing the Myth of Growth Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in The Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. [...]

Letter from the President of Pacifica

Letter from the President of Pacifica Dear Pacifica Alumni, Let me begin with warm wishes for 2021; may it bring peace and prosperity to all of you. We have just come through a year like none [...]

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