Graduate Liberal Studies Program

Course Description

GLS 592: Memories, Dreams, Reflections

Instructor: Jenny Yates

An interdisciplinary study of memoirs such as Carl Jung's Memories, Dreams, Reflections; Thomas Merton's The Seven Story Mountain; and Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences. Jung's work focuses on the depth psychological journey, Merton's on the spiritual journey, and Stanton's on a woman's journey pivotal to the women's suffrage movement. Jung and Stanton wrote their autobiographies at age eighty. Merton writes as a young man seeking meaning in his life. The seminar will be focus on a discussion of these autobiographies and memoirs prepared by class participants.

Last Update: February 7, 2017