The Red Book, also known as Liber Novus (Latin for New Book) is a manuscript written and illustrated by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung between approximately 1914 and 1930 by means of a technique which he termed “active imagination.” Locked in a vault after Jung’s death, it was finally published on 7 October 2009. (Read an article in New York Times about this story)
The following link is a video record of an all day symposium held at the U.S. Library of Congress which features presentations by prominent Jungian scholars.
-> Part 1: http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4909
-> Part 2: http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4910
Speaker Biography: Jung scholar Sonu Shamdasani is a London-based author, editor, and professor at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London WIHM/UCL. Shamdasani works discuss the history of psychiatry and psychology from the mid-nineteenth century to current times. Shamdasani holds a BA from Bristol University, followed by MSc, History of Science and Medicine, University College London/Imperial College and gained his Ph.D. in History of Medicine from WIHM/UCL.
Speaker Biography: James Hillman is a psychologist, scholar, international lecturer, pioneer psychologist, and the author of more than twenty books. Hillman has held teaching positions at Yale
University, the University of Chicago, Syracuse University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Dallas, where he cofounded the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.
Speaker Biography: Ann Ulanov is a professor of psychiatry and religion at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She is the author of several books, including Religion and the Spiritual in Carl Jung and The Healing Imagination: The Meeting of Psyche and Soul.
Speaker Biography: Joseph Cambray is the Honorary Secretary of the International Association for Analytical Psychology and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Analytical Psychology.
Speaker Biography: Ernst Falzeder is a lecturer at the University of Innsbruck (Austria), psychotherapist, and a translator.
Speaker Biography: Dr. George Makari is a faculty member at the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research at Columbia University. Dr. Makari is a Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Institute for the History of Psychiatry.
Speaker Biography: Betty Sue Flowers is the former director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and an Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.
Speaker Biography: John Beebe, M.D., is a Jungian analyst in practice in San Francisco. Beebe is a past President of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, where he is currently on the teaching faculty, as well as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California Medical School, San Francisco. Beebe is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Speaker Biography: Thomas Kirsch, M.D. is the son of two first generation Jungian analysts, James and Hilde Kirsch, who began their analytic work with Jung in 1929. In addition to his private practice, Kirsch is on the faculty of the C.G. Jung Institute in San Francisco and a lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at the Stanford Medical Center.
[Contributor: Cousins Wendy]