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Nature & Despair: Accompanying & Transforming Grief

August 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Nature & Despair: Accompanying & Transforming Grief

Acknowledge the difficulty of despair that is a part of being awake to these turbulent times and destruction of the environment. Explore how to creatively honor the wisdom of grief that can propel the hero’s and heroine’s journey forward towards empowerment and positive action. Learn how to process and express these raw emotions through land + art sculpture projects and powerful yet organized writing.

• Cost: $120 / session + $5 materials fee / session.
• Instructors: visual artist Ivy Walker & writer Molly Murfee
• Registration & Information: www.western.edu/extendedstudies (Open May 1)

Who May Participate?
All are welcome to participate – community members, travelers, undergraduate and graduate students, teachers and part-time residents. Continuing Education Units are currently available.

Regenerations: Cultivating Connections to Earth, Art & Activism is designed to be taken as a full series with each session building on the other. While taking the full series is strongly encouraged, participants may also choose sessions individually.

Each session is $120 plus a $5 materials fee. Registration opens May 1. For more information or to register please contact Extended Studies: Taylor 303; 970-943-2885; or online at www.western.edu/extendedstudies.


August 20, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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