Further Reflection

Further Reflections are instructor-led, multi-session virtual courses held on Zoom for small discussion groups. Often following a Critical Minds program, Further Reflections allow students to explore various topics on a deeper level. Stay tuned for more opportunities to join a course in 2020.

Previous Further Reflections Courses are:

  • Alain Locke’s Imagination: Developing an Eye for being Black, Queer & Free Beyond Sight taught by Jé Hooper
  • A More In-depth Look at Human Brain Evolution taught by Mark Reimers
  • When We Almost Got It Right – Societies that Worked taught by Mark Reimers

Upcoming Courses November 2020:

Mindfulness Meditation • November 9-20 • 7:30 – 8:30 am ET OR 10:30 – 11:30 am ET • 10-day course, 1-hour session per day • $100 per person

A syncretic, non-theistic approach to mindfulness-seeking awareness of the inner nature of life, focusing on three aspects of existence: impermanence, suffering, and non-self.

Humanist Community Music Therapy • November 2, 9, 16 and 23 • 6:00 – 8:00 pm ET 4 group sessions • $100 per person

This course will examine music therapy as a science -based method. Over four group sessions, participants will develop practical ways to build deeper empathy and compassion through community music-making.

Instructor: Dorian Wallace, composer, pod-caster, therapist and activist currently interning at Mount Sinai Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine