Christine Downing, PhD will Receive the Distinguished Educator Award from the International Forum For Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE) at Upcoming 29th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference.
Christine is a core faculty member in the Mythological Studies Department, she has made extensive scholarly contributions to the fields of Religious Studies, Mythology, and Gender Studies. She is Professor Emeritus in Religious Studies from San Diego State University where she taught for almost twenty years. She has also taught concurrently at the San Diego campus of the California School of Professional Psychology, and at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich. She lectures frequently to Jungian groups both here and abroad. Her undergraduate degree is in literature is from Swarthmore College, while her Ph.D. in Religion and Culture is from Drew University. Dr. Downing is the author of numerous scholarly essays and important books in the field such as:
- The Goddess: Mythological Images of the Feminine
- Gods in Our Midst: Mythological Images of the Masculine – A Woman’s View
- Long Journey Home
- Myths & Mysteries of Same-Sex Love
- Psyche’s Sisters
- Women’s Mysteries
The 2018 Conference will convene in Seattle, Washington, October 25-27 at the historic Mayflower Park Hotel and is themed: “Unsilencing”.
In 1998, IFPE inaugurated the ‘distinguished psychoanalytic educators award’ for outstanding contributions to psychoanalytic education. Each year IFPE recognizes several deserving recipients who have distinguished themselves in educating candidates and students of psychoanalysis in clinical and academic settings, representing the broadest possible array of psychoanalytic knowledge.
* * * * * * 2018 AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS * * * * * *
George H. Allison, M.D.
(award accepted by his son, Michael Allison)
Hans W. Loewald Memorial Award
Christine Downing, Ph.D.
& Rachel Newcombe, LICSW
Distinguished Psychoanalytic Educators
Visit http://www.ifpe.org/distinguished-educator-award/ for list of previous recipients.
*** See 2018 Conference Brochure , which includes many Pacifica Presenters.