The tribute was held at Pacifica Graduate Institute on the weekend of March 2-4, 2012. To explore highlights from the tribute, click on the links below.



Opus Archives and Research Center reception and exhibition
James Hillman: The Roots of Archetypal Psychology and the Blossoming of Soul's Imagination


Film montage
Russ Spencer

Remembering James
Steve Aizenstat

Carol Pearson

From Attic to Basement, and In Between
Safron Rossi

Concurrent Sessions

Opus Archives and Research Center tours

James Hillman: Three Memories and a Poem
Dennis Patrick Slattery

Economics and the Repression of the Work Instinct
Michael Sipiora

Shipwreck and Revolution: The Occupy Movement from the Perspective of James Hillman's Work
Mary Watkins

The Image of the Living Fence: Seeing Through the Boundaries of the Field
Joe Coppin

Befriending Ideas
Glen Slater

Death and Aesthetics: The Play of Language in the Gap Between the Underworld and the Beauty of the World
Robert Romanyshyn

Taking One's Time in a Lasting Life
Ed Casey

Lasting, Leaving, Left: Ars Moriendi
Ginette Paris

Closing Remarks
Stephen Aizenstat

The Thought of the Heart
Michael Meade


Maren Hansen

"Devar 'Aher: On the Other Handle"
David Miller

Student and Alumni Sparks
Jason Butler, Matthew Green, Elizabeth Robinson, Jennifer Sandoval, and Gustavo Beck

Closing Spiral Council
Mary Watkins

The Tree of Memory
Michael Meade and Marshall Chrostowski

Opus Archives and Research Center tours

 Gustavo Beck Urriolagoitia
MA Mythological Studies 2009

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animae mundi colendae gratia
"for the sake of tending soul of and in the world"