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  • Welcome To Pacifica Post. With Pacifica's new blog we hope to encourage many lively discussions. Several of us will get things started with the format. We hope to include news events, reflections on current culture, short book reviews, & what is happening at PGI.

News & Events


  • Pacifica Adopts a Highway
    Pacifica Graduate Institute participates in Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway Program. Pacifica will clean and beautify a section of the north-bound 101, on the Ventura/ Carpinteria border. In addition to a cleaner roadside, Pacifica’s efforts will help prevent . (click here to continue)

  • HAND SEWN LOVE: WOMEN TALKIN' STORY
    Backyard Stage Productions announces the premiere theatrical production of Hand Sewn Love: Women Talkin’ Story in honor of Marion Woodman, internationally acclaimed writer, teacher and Jungian analyst. (click here to continue)

  • Faculty in the News
    Cindy L. Carter, Ph.D., Dean of Academic Affairs, at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA, has recently completed the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration. (click here to continue)

  • Special Jung Book Collection Drawing

    Enter in the drawing to win a 20-volume collection

    (click here) for more details

  • The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal Special Discounts
    San Francisco’s C.G. Jung Institute has been supporting Jungian scholarship for more than 50 years through The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal. Recently, the Institute announced an affiliation with the University of California Press. (click here to continue)

  • Introduction to Pacifica’s Graduate Degree Programs
    on SATURDAY, Please join us! For new staff or faculty, these Introduction days are a valuable opportunity to learn a great deal about Pacifica. We encourage you to participate in the full day if it is at all possible (please see attached schedule) FEBRUARY 2 (click here to continue)

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Quotes Of The Month

  • "The culture is going into a psychological depression. We are concerned about our place in the world, about being competitive: Will my children have as much as I have? Will I ever own my own home? How can I pay for a new car? Are immigrants taking away my white world? "
    -James Hillman




  • "When you follow your bliss... doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors, and where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else."
    -Joseph Campbell