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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Year Degree Awarded
Month Degree Awarded
Amazonian shamanism, Rites of passage, Jungian psychology, Addiction
Ship of Fools is a novel excerpt. The title comes from Plato’s Republic as well as the book Stultifera Navis by Sebastian Brant, published in 1494. There is also a painting by Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1490–1500) with the same name. Influences include Jungian psychology, Joseph Campbell’s “The Masks of God” series, and anthropological studies of Amazonian shamanism.