Technology, Distraction, and Immortality: Annual Conference of the Ernest Becker Foundation

May 10  Seattle  WA  

Presenting Hilarie Cash, Clinical Psychologist and author on videogame and Internet addictions, Professor David Levy on contemplation and No Time to Think, Professor Sheldon Solomon on Terror Management Theory, Professor Marcel O’Gorman on technoculture — Twitter, and other ways to buffer death anxiety. The EBF April newsletter is available online at the website below. Topics include Death Anxiety; A review of the film Anatomy of Hate; Transference and Transcendence in Psychological and Pastoral Counseling; to a Korean translation of Denial of Death. Preregistration Fee: With recommended feature documentary film Flight From Death: The Quest for Immortality provided to be viewed beforehand — $40. Without film — $25. At the door $30. Pre-registered UW staff, faculty, and students of co-sponsoring departments will be offered the FFD film for $15. They will be asked to consider a voluntary donation for the program itself, $5 being suggested for students

CE:   The Ernest Becker Foundation; The Information School, UW; Department of Psychiatry, UW  Neil Elgee  (206) 232-2994  Web:  Email:  

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