Jungs Psychology of the Soul
Spring Semester 2017


Course Outline:

Week One

Format and Dates

Readings and Assignments

Readings are due for the day
on which they are listed

Abbreviations:

      Jung Reader (JR)

      How to Read Jung (HTRJ)

      Memories, Dreams, Reflections (MDR)

      Blackboard document (BB)

 

 

 

Introduction

Jan 18: Introduction to the subject and the course

 

 

 

Jan 20: Introduction to the person and his ideas

 

Tutorial assignments and schedule posted

 

 

      JR, General Introduction (pp.1-20)

      Palmer, Michael.  Introduction: A short Biography [BB]

 

 



The Structure of the Psyche

Week Two

Jan 23: Lecture

      JR, ch 1: Basic Postulates of Analytical Psychology (S01)

Jan 25: Discussion

 

Recommended:
Palmer, The Structure of the Psyche [BB]

 

Jan 27:  Tutorials

 

 

 



           

 

The Role of the Unconscious and the Dark Side

Week Three

Jan 30: Discussion

      HTRJ, ch. 2: The Second Self (S02)

Feb 01: Lecture

 

      JR, ch 2: The Role of the Unconscious (S03)

Feb 03: Discussion

 

      JR, ch 6, pp. 155-160: Phenomenology of the Self; sections on the ego and the shadow (S04)

      HTRJ, ch 5: The Dark Side in Individuals and Nations (S05)

 

 

Jungs Autobiography: A Plural Psyche

Week Four

Feb 06:  Lecture

 

 

      MDR, chs 1-3 (S06)

Feb 08: Discussion

 

      HTRJ, ch 3: The Underground God (S07)

Feb 10:  Tutorials

 



 

 

Mythos: Dream, Symbol, and Image

Week Five

Feb 13:  Lecture

 

 

 

      Armstrong, Karen.  Mythos and Logos, from the Preface to The Case for God (S08)

      Jung, C.G.  Concerning Two Kinds of Thinking, From Psychology of the Unconscious. [BB] (S09)

Feb 15: Discussion

 

      HTRJ ch 1: The Language of Dreams and Symbols (S10)

Feb 17: Tutorials

 



 

 

Jungs Symbolic Approach to Religion

Week Six

Feb 20:  Lecture

 

      JR, ch 9: Psychology an Religion: The Autonomy of the Unconscious (S11)

Feb 22: Discussion

 

      JR, ch 10:  Preface to Answer to Job: Lectori benevolo (S12)

Feb 24:  No tutorials

 



 

 

Myth and Everyday Life:
Illusion and Psychic Reality in Robertson Davies
Fifth Business

Week Seven

Feb. 27:  Video: The Heros Adventure

 

      Fifth Business, Chs. 1-3

Mar. 01: Discussion 1 of Fifth Business

 

Take-Home Exam Posted
(Assignments Page)

 

      Fifth Business, Chs. 4-6

Mar. 03: Tutorials

 



 

Week Eight

Mar. 06: Discussion 2 of Fifth Business
and take-home exam questions

 

Exam 1 due (via google) by class time

 

 

 

The Stages of Life

 

Mar. 08: Lecture and Discussion

 

      JR, ch. 3: The Stages of Life

Mar. 10: Tutorials

 



 

 

Week Nine

 

No Class (Spring Recess)

 

 

 

 

The Spiritual Problem of Modern Individuals

Week Ten

Mar. 20: Lecture and Discussion

 

      JR, ch. 8: The Spiritual Problem of Modern Man

 

Mar. 22: Lecture and Discussion

 

      HTRJ, ch. 9: Secular Society and the Perils of the Soul

Mar. 24:  Tutorials

 



 

 

Ego, The Unconscious, and The Self

Week Eleven

Mar. 27: Lecture

 

      Jr, ch. 4: The Relations between Ego and the Unconscious

Mar. 29: Discussion

 

      Palmer, God and Individuation: Section on Individuation [BB]

Mar 31:  Tutorials

 



 

 

God

Week Twelve

April 03: Reading

 

      Palmer, God and Individuation: Section on God, Individuation, and the Self

April 05:

 

      TBA

April 07: Tutorials

 



 

 

Jungs Autobiography:
Break with Freud / Encounter with the Unconscious

Week Thirteen

April 10: Freud

 

      MDR: Ch. 5

April 12: Encounter with the Unconscious

 

      MDR: Ch. 6

April 14:  TBA

 

 

 

Psychopathology and Society
in Peter Shaffers Equus

Week Fourteen

April 17: Scene One

 

      Scene One

April 19:  Scene Two

 

      Scene Two

April 21: Tutorials

 

 

 

 

Week Fifteen

April 24: Presentations

     

April 26: Presentations

 

       

April 28:  Tutorials

 

       

 

 

 

SCHEDULE OF FRIDAY TUTORIALS

Spring 2017

 

9:30-10:00

Garrett

Danielle

10:00-10:30

Lara

Dan

10:30-11:00

Ben

Ali

 

 WRITTEN
SUBMISSIONS:

(due two nights before
assigned date, by 8 PM)

 

 

MAR 03

MAR 24

 

FEB 17

MAR 10

 

 

9:30-10:00

Garrett

Dan

10:00-10:30

Lara

Ali

10:30-11:00

Ben

Danielle

 

 WRITTEN
SUBMISSIONS:

(due two nights before
assigned date, by 8 PM)

 

 

APRIL 07

APRIL 21

MAR 31

APRIL 14