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An Invitation to Explore the Trickster Archetype

Dear Society Members and Friends


Please join us for our first Cafe Jung Zoom


Presentation: An Exploration of the Trickster Archetype, scheduled for Friday, February 5, starting at 7:00 pm.


We hope that you will consider logging into the Zoom meeting at 6:45 pm to workout any connection issues. The moderator will not be able to assist with technical issues during the presentation. You may join the meeting using the Zoom app on your computer or smart phone.


Please use the chat area to write questions and comments. Due to large attendance, attendees will be muted until the discussion portion of the evening.


Below is the invitation to the Zoom presentation, which will be hosted by

Geneva Johnson:


Topic: Cafe Jung: An Exploration of the Trickster Archetype

Time: Feb 5, 2021 06:45 PM Vancouver


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87850614751?pwd=MnpUZEFGbDRRcWU5OHRNV3RPV0JKQT09


Meeting ID: 878 5061 4751

Passcode: 546277


The Presentation Schedule is approximately as follows:


7:00-7:05 Introduction and schedule

7:05-7:20 Review- What is an archetype? Aspects of the Trickster Archetype

7:25- 7:30 Introduction Robert Moore

7:30- 8:20 Robert Moore- The Trickster- audio recording from the Chicago Jung Institute. Accompanied by visual presentation made by the C.G. Jung Society of Victoria

8:20- 8:30 10 minute break

8:30-8:40 Modern cultural appearance of the Trickster archetype

8:40-9:00 Discussion and Questions



We encourage you to explore the Trickster Archetype before hand

and offer the following links to a wide variety of content related to the Trickster as he is represented in mythologies around the world:


Trickster Web Links

· http://www.native-languages.org/trickster.htm

· http://www.mythencyclopedia.com/Tr-Wa/Tricksters.html

· https://owlcation.com/humanities/The-Trickster-Figure-in-Folklore-and-Mythology

· https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/trickster


For a more in-depth exploration, you may wish to spend some time with the following references:


· C.G. Jung. Four Archetypes: Mother/Rebirth/Spirit/Trickster. CW 9: Part IV- On the Psychology of the Trickster-Figure.


· Paul Radin. The Trickster. This work includes Jung's essay, "On the Psychology of the Trickster Figure" and a commentary by Karl Kerenyi. Published by Schocken Books, NY, 1956/1972.


· W.J. Hynes and W.G. Doty, Eds. Mythical Trickster Figures U. of Alabama Pr., 1993/1997.


We are looking forward to having you join us!


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