Moral Injury and its Aftermath by Dennis Patrick Slattery

Moral Injury and its Aftermath I listen and tolerate as much as I can on various news/talk shows, each wrestling with the double massacres in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Some seem deeply [...]

On Deadly Powers by Paul A. Trout and Imaginary Animals by Boria Sax: Book Review by Dennis Patrick Slattery

Deadly Powers: Animal Predators and the Mythic Imagination by Paul A. Trout. Prometheus, 2011. Imaginary Animals: The Monstrous, the Wondrous, and the Human by Boria Sax. Reaktion Books, 2013. [...]

Open Letter from a Group of Jungians on the Question of Jung’s Writings and Theories About ‘Africans’

Preamble from Academic Senate for Distribution of Open Letter to British Journal of Psychotherapy After active discussion and with due deliberation, the Academic Senate of Pacifica Graduate [...]

A Reflection on Eloquence by Dennis Patrick Slattery

By Dennis Patrick Slattery, For the Express-News Published 4:52 pm CST, Monday, November 19, 2018 President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address 155 years ago, when , language was [...]

Our Hearts Again Open with Love

This day our hearts again open with love. A meaningless shooting at a college bar in nearby Thousand Oaks resulted in tragic loss. Twelve people were killed, most students in their early [...]

Liberal learning can lead to fruitful discourse By Dennis Patrick Slattery

“Liberal learning can lead to fruitful discourse” By Dennis Patrick Slattery and Roger C. Barnes Our current level of political discourse reveals a crisis in civility and an absence [...]

New Publication: Leaves from the World Tree: Selected Poems of Craig Deininger & Dennis Patrick Slattery

New Publication: Leaves from the World Tree: Selected Poems of Craig Deininger and Dennis Patrick Slattery by Craig Deininger, Dennis Patrick Slattery   Dennis Slattery, PhD Emeritus Faculty, [...]

As Pacifica Recovers . . .

Dear Alums, I am writing this to you at a time of “recovery” as Pacifica. Though our upper campus on Ladera Ln. remains in the mandatory evacuation zone as repairs to neighborhood infrastructure [...]

Gratitude, A Toast to PGIAA By: Dr. Stephen Aizenstat

A heartfelt Thanks to the Office of Alumni Relations! Pacifica’s Office of Alumni Relations (Dianne Travis-Teague) together with its Alumni Association (PGIAA) played a huge role in helping us [...]

Steve’s Blog: Today We Grieve.

Steve’s Blog Today we grieve. Our hearts open and we send support and love to those family members and friends who lost loved ones in the shooting in Las Vegas, and, too, to those in places [...]