Sharon Blackie, PhD

Dr. Sharon Blackie is an award-winning writer and internationally recognized teacher whose work sits at the interface of psychology, mythology and ecology. Her highly acclaimed books, courses, lectures and workshops are focused on the development of the mythic imagination, on the reclaiming of indigenous Western spiritual traditions, and on the relevance of our native myths, fairy tales and folk traditions to the personal, social and environmental problems we face today.


Events with Sharon Blackie, PhD

What Ails Thee? Myth, Fairy Tales & The Post-Heroic Journey
May 6, 2020

The guiding mythology of western culture is not only intensely heroic and individualistic in nature, it is also profoundly goal-oriented. What might a post-heroic mythology look like instead? What stories would we tell if we thought that living a good and meaningful life had nothing to do with finding treasure, defeating our enemies, or living happily ever after, but was about learning to live more deeply, day by day, in a challenged and constantly challenging world? What stories might we find which offer us a richer set of values to live by? Which show us that being and becoming are…