Weaving Dreams into the Classroom
Curtiss Hoffman is an archaeologist and consciousness researcher. He is the former Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Bridgewater State College, now retired and teaching part-time. He is particularly interested in cultural systems of thought related to dreaming, myth, ritual, visions, religious iconography, and symbolism, and is the author of The Seven Story Tower: A Mythic Journey through Space and Time, and Stone Prayers, which explores Native American sacred stone structures throughout the eastern seaboard of the U.S. and Canada.
He was the host of the 2006 IASD conference at Bridgewater State, and has presented at IASD conferences and at the on-line Psiberdreaming Conference for several years. Since 2004, he has been the chair of the IASD Student Research Awards Committee.
Dreams have long been a source of inspiration for musical composers of all genres. For example, Richard Wagner – who once wrote that “all poetry is only true dream interpretation” – recounted in his autobiography that he was unable to find a wa ...read more