Virginia Sease is presenting an August conference in Portland on The Question of Consciousness Today.â€ This conference is designed to bring members of the Anthroposophical Society and the School for Spiritual Science together in a social setting with stimulating lectures, good food and great community interaction.
The Question of Consciousness Today â€“ A Conference with Virginia Sease
Friday evening, August 28th, Saturday, August 29th and Sunday August 30th
South Space, Cedarwood Waldorf School, 3030 SW 2nd Ave. Portland OR 97201
Contact: James Lee at [email protected]
This special conference with Virginia Sease is open to members of the Anthroposophical Society and members of the School for Spiritual Science. Saturday and Sunday meals and snacks will be catered and are included as part of the conference fee. We have several discounted work-study positions available for this event. Early registration will start in March-April. For additional information and to reserve your place, please contact James Lee at [email protected] This event is sponsored by the Portland Branch of the Anthroposophical Society.
Here is the tentative schedule for the Portland conference with Virginia Sease this August. The dates are fixed, the topics are secure, but some tweaking of the times may occur. Early registration will be $125 for Anthroposophical Society members and $200 for First Class Members. These fees include meals and snacks as listed below. Early registration will probably start in March on the website of the Portland Branch of the Anthroposophical Society http://www.portlandanthroposophy.org/. After the early registration period is over, the costs will go up. We plan to have community home stays available for $35 a night for a room with bathroom and will provide a list of commercial B&Bs and motel possibilities. AirBnB is also active here.
7:00 PM â€“9:30 PM: Public lecture: Rudolf Steiner’s Contribution to the Question for the Consciousness of Contemporary Life
9:30 AM: Transportation to conference venue.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM: AS Members Lecture 1: The Enigma of Reincarnation Today and the Activity of the Hierarchies
11:0 0 AM â€“ 11:30 AM: Break with Snacks
11:30 AM â€“ 12:30 PM: Conversation about the Lecture
12:30 PM â€“ 2:30 PM: Catered Lunch and Break for First Class and AS Member Participants at the Conference
2:30 PM â€“ 3:30 PM: Artistic Activity TBD
3:30 PM â€“ 4:00 PM: Break with Snacks
4:00 PM â€“ 5:00 PM AS Members Lecture 2: The Development of the Human Ego in the Era of the Etheric Christ
5:00 PM â€“ 6:00 PM: Conversation about the Lecture
6:00 PM â€“ 7:30 PM: Catered Dinner for First Class and AS Member Participants at the Conference
7:30 PM â€“ 8:30 PM: First Class Members Lecture 1: Silence When Meeting the Outer Expression of the Threshold
8:30 AM: Transportation to conference venue.
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM: First Class Members Lecture 2: Rudolf Steiner’s Esotericism before 1914 and its Metamorphosis in the Lessons of the First Class
10:0 0 AM â€“ 10:30 AM: Break with Snacks
10:30 AM â€“ 11:30 AM: Conversation about the Lecture
11:30 AM â€“ 12:30 PM: First Class Members Lecture 3: A Pathway through the 19 Lessons of the School for Spiritual Science: Encounters with the Hierarchies
12:30 PM â€“ 1:30 PM: Catered Lunch for First Class Members