Phenomenology in Art and Film


EPIS 2021 Journal Issue
in production.

The EPIS Psychoanalytic Institute is producing its 2021 journal issue
on the meaning of freedom today, given current social and political structure,
sophisticated technology, complex laws and regulations, the Internet,
unprecedented levels of violence, and an unparalleled semio-capitalism
and economy of commodification.


Call for Papers
look for 2022 this fall


Tuition & Seminars

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The 1-year diploma program in Art & Phenomenology is designed for M.A./Ph.D. students, B.F.A/M.F.A. students or graduates in art, film, philosophy, psychology, counseling, social work, or a related field who are interested in the theoretical and practical aspects of phenomenology and their application to one’s field of interest.

The program is a full year, spanning 12 months in duration and should be of particular interest to those individuals who want intensive study in phenomenology, art and film, in a program that includes competitive tuition, publishing opportunities, and a challenging curriculum.  For artists and film studies students, this includes mentorship and some experiential learning in addition to the Seminars.

Sample of the Curriculum

I.  Core Seminars

Existential Phenomenology;

Phenomenological Method;

Art & Phenomenology;

Existential Psychoanalysis & Phenomenology

II. Specialized Seminars

Husserl & Heidegger;

Phenomenology, The Lived Body, and Merleau-Ponty;

Modernism, Postmodernism and Phenomenology;

Advanced Existential Phenomenology


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