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THE HIDDEN FEMININE IN WASHINGTON D.C. by Beverly Fourier

  • 05 May 2017
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Library at the Jung Society, 5200 Cathedral Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
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Friday, May 5th


An Evening With...


Beverly Fourier


During February's Women's March on the National Mall, Beverly posted on Facebook pictures of female allegorical figures that overlook or surround our National Mall. These images are often not noticed because they are on a symbolic plane that operates on the unconscious. Beverly will place these figures in a historical and political context, and will explain their hopeful symbolic meanings, such as compassion, tolerance, wisdom, and justice. She will discuss other surprising feminine imagery in our capital city in some of our museums and churches, and how these images are related to Jungian archetypes and ideas.


Beverly Fourier has been a member of the Wisewoman Group that has met at the Jung Society since October 2001, a group that has focused on the feminine. Over the past two decades she has studied the myths and images of women and goddesses through the ages and in different cultures. Her talks have been on the ancient goddesses of the Middle East, Old Europe, African goddesses, and also on a new archetype that she calls the Fierce Venus, currently undergoing a backlash. As a foreign-service spouse, she lived in Iran, Communist Poland, and the former Soviet Union. She presented a talk called "Goddesses in Washington D.C." in February 2009, and this talk is an updated version. Beverly has an undergraduate degree from Boston University, which included a year at the Sorbonne, and graduate degrees from Stanford University and the George Washington University.


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