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Novels of Loneliness and Solitude: A course with Julie Bondanza

  • Monday, September 18, 2023
  • Monday, November 13, 2023
  • 5 sessions
  • Monday, September 18, 2023, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, October 02, 2023, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, October 16, 2023, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, October 30, 2023, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, November 13, 2023, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EST)
  • Zoom, Eastern Time


  • Members who are Seniors over 65 and Full-Time Students


Five Alternate Mondays

This program WILL NOT BE recorded. 

Registration closes at NOON EST. Sept. 17th. 

  • Novels of loneliness and solitude will be explored with the expectation that
    we will learn the difference between the two,  the way they interact,  and how they can lead to individuation and transformation. 
    The novels and one memoir are

·      Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguru
·      Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner
·      Stoner by John Williams
·      Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton
·       What Maisie Knew by Henry James

I’m looking forward to seeing you. 

Julie Bondanza, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and a diplomate Jungian analyst who trained at the C.G. Jung Institute of New York, where she was Director of Training, a job she also held with the Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts. She has taught extensively in New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington, as well as for various Jung societies across the country. Presently she serves the board of the C.G. Jung Foundation of New York and continues to serve as its program chair, a post she has held for many years. Dr. Bondanza practices in Takoma Park and lives in Washington, D.C.

    ZOOM LINKS: Zoom links can be found in your registration confirmation email. If you sign up before 12:00pm EST (NOON) on Friday, the day before the program, you will receive you Zoom link by Friday at 4:00pm EST. If you do not receive your link 24 hours in advance, please reach out asap directly to HOWEVER, if you sign up AFTER 12:00pm (NOON), the day before the program, you will receive your zoom link by 10:00am EST the day of the program.

    CANCELLATION: You may cancel your registration up to 1 week prior to the program.

    By agreeing to enroll in an online program offered by the Jung Society of Washington, you are also agreeing to comply with our terms. This means that you cannot record (through internal or external devices) the audio, visuals (photos), or  any videos of the program. The intellectual property belongs to the presenter, and we ask you not to violate this policy. Also, we highly value the anonymity of the content of the program, of the presenters, and of individuals present in the program, and hope that everyone can contribute to a respectful and trust-building online environment. Thank you!


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