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U-M Program in Creativity and Consciousness Studies Consciousness Next! Series: Emeritus Professor Richard Mann

One Final Jam: Emeritus professor of Psychology Richard Mann and the Future of Consciousness Studies

  1. Wednesday April 17 7:00pm
Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.), Amphitheatre (4th Floor)

Professor Richard Mann has been a pivotal figure in consciousness-related coursework and research on the U-M campus and far beyond. A revered pedagogue and visionary, he has impacted hundreds of students from across fields as well as maintained national prominence through his writings and longtime position as editor of the cutting-edge SUNY series in Transpersonal Psychology.

In conversation with PCCS Director Ed Sarath, this evening’s talk will commemorate Mann’s long and distinguished tenure at U-M and engage in far-reaching reflections about his personal work and what might lie ahead for the still-nascent field of consciousness studies. Topics will range from research and ideas pursued by organizations such as Society for Scientific Exploration, Institute for the Noetic Sciences, and the Integral Theory community that challenge materialist assumptions, to socio-political-environmental ramifications of consciousness understanding, to what a 21st century program in consciousness studies might look like.

For more information on the Program in Creativity and Consciousness Studies and its Consciousness Next Series, contact Ed Sarath, sarahara@umich.edu, and also go to smtd.umich.edu/pccs/

Free - no tickets required