IASD Dream Study Groups Program

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Welcome to the IASD Dream Study Groups Program!

In the fourth year for IASD, members and non-members alike can join an IASD Dream Study Groups Program (DSGP), where like-minded individuals will be able to meet and interact in our “DSGP Tea Room” forum and will follow course content together over the period of one year in an engaging and interactive way, with access to review questions and discussion forums.

  • The cost for participation in the DSGP, $50 for IASD members and $75 for non-members, includes:
    • Access to the "DSGP Tea Room", a global forum for dreamers.
    • Access to one of these series in the DSGP: Foundation, Research, Dreams and Ethnicity, or Dreams and the Arts Series, detailed below.
    • A one-year membership in one of the series, where members will interact on forums and discuss course content over the year.

All members of the DSGP must read and agree to honor the IASD Principles of Community.

If you have any questions please email DSGP-Admin@asdreams.org

 

Registration for the DSGP will open January 2023.

To Register for the Dreams and Ethnicity Series Click Here

To Register for the Dreams and the Arts Series Click Here

To Register for the Foundation Series Click Here

To Register for the Research Series Click Here

All series will launch on March 1st 2023.

 


The DSGP Dreams and Ethnicity Series

The DSGP Dreams and Ethnicity Series offers several presentations from IASD’s 2021 Annual Conference. The Series includes video presentations, written abstracts of course content, and quiz review questions to prompt discussions in forums with other DSGP members. You will take a quiz after each presentation to earn a certificate of completion.

The DSGP Dreams and Ethnicity Series consists of the following presentations:

1. Fanny Brewster, PhD - Dreams, Letting My Heart Be Broken 

2. Eduardo Duran, PhD - Dream Entity Bringing Form From the Blackworld to the Plantworld 

3. Edward Bruce Bynum, PhD - Extended Family Networks and Dreams

4. Orisade Awodola, PhD - Root Psychology, African Spirituality, and Ancestral Dream Healing

5. Alaya Dannu, MA - Ancestral Dreaming, Cultural Memory, and Cultural Continuity

6. Panel with Dr. Bynum, Dr. Awodola, Dr.  Brewster, and Alaya Dannu - Science of Dreams & Dreaming in African American Traditions

7. Misa Tsuruta, PhD - How Did His Three Dreams Set Shinran on His Buddhist Path

8. Edward Bruce Bynum – African Mysticism in the Dreams of Modern Science

9. Misa Tsuruta - Ainu Culture and Restoration of Connections through Dreams

10. Alaya Dannu - The Mahari Alaya: Honoring the Realm of Sacerdotal Woman through Dreams & Sacred Dance

 

The DSGP Dreams and the Arts Series

The DSGP Dreams and the Arts Series offers several presentations from IASD’s 2021 Annual Conference. The Series includes video presentations, written abstracts of course content, and quiz review questions to prompt discussions in forums with other DSGP members. You will take a quiz after each presentation to earn a certificate of completion.

The DSGP Dreams and the Arts Series consists of the following presentations:

1. Angel Morgan, PhD - Dreams, Creativity, and the Arts

2. Bernard Welt, PhD - Dreaming, Imagination, and Creativity

3. Deirdre Barrett, PhD - Pandemic Dream Art

4. Sheila Asato, MA - VR Dream Art

5. Denise Kester – Drawing on the Dream

6. Lana Nasser, MA & Alisa Minyukova, MA - Into the Dream Navel

7. Bernard Welt, PhD - What's in the Dream: A Midsummer's View

8. Craig Webb - The Dreams Behind the Music

9. Keith Salmon, PhD - To Walk in Beauty 

10. Jennifer ClarOscura - Infinity in a Dream

   

The DSGP Foundation Series

The DSGP Foundation Series brings together courses on A History of Dreaming, The Science and Psychology of Dreaming, and Dreamwork Methods.

Each course includes video presentations, discussion questions and quiz review questions to talk about in forums with other DSGP members. You will take a quiz after the forums end to earn a certificate of completion.

The DSGP Foundation Series consists of the following presentations:

Course 1 - An Introduction to the History of Dream Sharing 

  • Presentation 1: Curtiss Hoffman — The Evolution of Dreams
  • Presentation 2: Angel Morgan — Cross-Cultural Dream Sharing and Healing
  • Presentation 3: Stanley Krippner — Everyone Who Dreams Partakes in Shamanism

Course 2 - The Science and Psychology of Dreaming 

  • Presentation 1: Robert Hoss — The Science of Dreaming
  • Presentation 2: Robert Hoss — The Psychology of Dreaming
  • Presentation 3: Robert Waggoner — The Science of Lucid Dreaming

Course 3 - Dreamwork Methods

  • Presentation 1: Robert Hoss — Dreamwork Basics
  • Presentation 2: Michael Schredl — Dream Listening
  • Presentation 3: Scott Sparrow — Co-Creative Dreamwork
  • Presentation 4: Gayle Delaney — The Interview Method
  • Presentation 5: Robert Hoss — Transformative Dreamwork
  • Presentation 6: Robert Gongloff — Exploring Dream Themes
  • Presentation 7: Leslie Ellis — Focusing Dreamwork
  • Presentation 8: Scott Sparrow — Dreamwork and Group Theory

      

The DSGP Research Series

The DSGP Research Series offers dream research courses including several from IASD's First Online Dream Research Conference, which featured some of the best-known dream researchers in the world. 

The Research Series includes 10 video presentations, and discussion forums to review content with other students in the Dream Study Groups Program. You will take a quiz after each presentation to earn a certificate of completion.

The DSGP Research Series consists of the following presentations:

1. Erin Wamsley, PhD: Memory Consolidation in Dreams and Waking Thought

2. Robert Stickgold, PhD: The Induction of Specific Dream Content

3. Antonio Zadra, PhD:  Discoveries and Challenges in the Study of Nightmares

4. Mark Blagrove, PhD: Exploration-insight from Discussion of REM Dreams, NREM Dreams and Daydreams Using the Ullman Dream Group Method

5. Tracey Kahan, PhD: Predictors of Metacognition in Dreaming and Waking: Another Look

6. Jennifer Windt, PhD: The Philosophy of Sleep & Dreaming: Questions and Future Perspectives

7. G. William Domhoff, PhD: We Need Bigger and Better Samples of Dream Reports: ‘Most Recent Dream’ Reports and Dream Journals Are The Best Answer

8. Sophie Schwartz, PhD:  Processing Emotionally-Relevant Information in Sleep and Dreams 

9. Michael Shredl, PhD: Can We Learn Something About Dreaming by Studying Gender Differences?

10. Michelle Carr, PhD: Nightmares, Lucid Dreams, and Dream Engineeri

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