The Rubin Screenings of The Red Book Dialogues
Screening of a filmed conversation between Dramatist John Patrick Shanley + analyst Polly Young-Eisendrath.
Dialogues originally took place in 2009 when the Rubin Museum exhibited Carl Jung’s Red Book (October 2009-February 2010).
Post-screening discussion with Leslye Noyes of the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association (JPA).
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John Patrick Shanley is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Shanley was born in The Bronx, New York City. He is a graduate of New York University, and is a member of the Ensemble Studio Theater. For his script for the 1987 film, Moonstruck, Shanley won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. In 2005, Shanley's play Doubt: A Parable, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. In 2008, Shanley directed a film version of Doubt starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams. The final play in the Church and State trilogy Storefront Church, premiered at the Atlantic Theater Company this summer.
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D. is a Jungian analyst, a psychologist and an author. An experienced clinician and teacher, she is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Vermont and Consultant in Leadership Development at Norwich University. She has published thirteen books that have been translated into more than twenty languages, including The Resilient Spirit, Women and Desire, and The Cambridge Companion to Jung. She is chairperson of the non-profit "Enlightening Conversations: Buddhism and Psychoanalysis Meeting in Person" that hosts conferences in cities around the USA. Polly is a long-time practitioner of Zen Buddhism (since 1971) and Vipassana (since 1998), and is certified as a facilitator in the Vipassana tradition of Shinzen Young.
Leslye Noyes, M.Div, L.P., L.M.H.C., graduated from Union Theological Seminary and is an ordained UCC minister. She completed training programs at Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy, Blanton Peale Institutes for Religion and Mental Health and the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association. She is currently in private practice in NYC.
All excerpts and images from The Red Book courtesy W.W. Norton & Company
Photos: Michael Palma for the Rubin Museum