Deathworlds to Lifeworlds: Collaboration with Strangers for Personal, Social and Ecological Transformation

2021-08-27T19:00:08+00:00

Published by De Gruyter, 2021 Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D., Professor, Fielding Graduate University (vbentz@fielding.edu) James Marlatt, Ph.D., Institute for Social Innovation Fellow at Fielding Graduate University Editors Deathworld-Making Processes Within Our Lifeworlds Deathworlds are places on planet earth that can no longer sustain life. These are increasing rapidly. We experience remnants of Deathworlds within our Lifeworlds (for example traumatic echoes of war, genocide, oppression). Many practices and policies, directly or indirectly, are “Deathworld-Making.” They undermine Lifeworlds contributing to community decline, illnesses, climate change, and species extinction. This book highlights the ways in which writing about and sharing meaningful experiences may [...]

Deathworlds to Lifeworlds: Collaboration with Strangers for Personal, Social and Ecological Transformation2021-08-27T19:00:08+00:00

In Honor of a Great American poet, scholar, artist and social activist, Lawrence Ferlinghetti

2021-08-27T19:00:20+00:00

By Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D,  Professor, Fielding Graduate University Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ph.D., died Tuesday, February 23 at age 101.  In 2014 Ferlinghetti received the Creative Longevity and Wisdom/Aging Concentration Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner Award from Fielding Graduate University. This award honors lifelong achievements of one who through creativity and wisdom has made significant contributions to society.  The recipient of the award will have made an important impact on the community through his or her art, writing, speaking, institution building, political and social activity, social justice work, and/or financial contributions. Dr. Ferlinghetti was a founding member of the Beat Generation Poets.  Growing up in [...]

In Honor of a Great American poet, scholar, artist and social activist, Lawrence Ferlinghetti2021-08-27T19:00:20+00:00

Ace of Cups Band Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award

2021-08-27T19:00:32+00:00

Award Given for Contributions to Advocacy Across Generations and Empowerment of Women   Fielding Graduate University is pleased to present the 2020 Creative Longevity and Wisdom Outstanding Scholar Practitioner Award to the Ace of Cups Band. Formed in the 1960s as the first all-female rock band, band members reunited in their sixties over the last decade, producing two albums and leading advocacy efforts in support of positive aging.  ACE of Cups The Ace of Cups has been featured on CBS This Morning, NPR and in feature articles in The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian and Billboard [...]

Ace of Cups Band Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award2021-08-27T19:00:32+00:00

Love Goes Viral

2020-03-28T17:21:36+00:00

“Going viral” means spreading FAST and widely. "Love goes viral" is intended to spread messages of love through voices of wisdom, creative ideas and happenings, and virtual connections. An online search for the word “love” gets trillions of hits, so here’s a curated menu of love offerings! Join Dr. Connie Corley, a social psychologist/gerontologist from Fielding Graduate University, for events on LOVE GOES VIRAL (www.lovegoesviral.org), a series of discussions and podcasts on reframing “viral”  — exponentially expanding love and promoting resilience in the era of pandemics and global upheaval.  Launch event on Facebook Live is 4/3/20 at 2 pm Pacific https://tinyurl.com/s4ab72x  and there are CEUs at [...]

Love Goes Viral2020-03-28T17:21:36+00:00
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