February 9, 2009

Potluck Dates for 2009

Hi Everyone -

Our monthly potlucks take place the second Wednesday of each month and will rotate through our homes.

Here are the potluck dates for 2009 for the Embodied Methodologies Working Group:

February 11 - 6:30 - Jerry McClelland's house
March 11 - 6:30
April 15 - 6:30 (this is the 3rd Wednesday, but the second Wednesday doesn't work...)
May 13 - 6:30

November 30, 2008

Dates for Visiting Experts

by Maggi Adamek

As part of our wonderful grant from the UMN Institute for Advanced Study, we will enjoy several 3 day visits with internationally-recognized experts on embodiment and knowing. Here are the dates for these visits:

January 14 - 16, 2009 - Gill Wright Miller, Chair, Department of Dance, Denison University. This will be a 3 day embodiment workshop (9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day) in the Barker Center for Dance on the West Bank of the UMN campus.

March 23 - 25, 2009 - Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Oregon. This will include a private embodiment workshop with the Embodied Methodologies Working Group, two public seminars (one at the Institute for Advanced Study and another sponsored by the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior), and a potluck dinner with the investigators.

May 2009 dates to be determined - Evan Thompson from University of Toronto's Department of Philosophy will join us

Monthly Embodiment Workshop Dates

Greetings -

Below are the dates for our 3 hour, monthly embodiment workshops. Please note they are always 9 a.m. - noon on the third Friday of the month at Three Smooth Stones studio ( in south Minneapolis:

Friday, December 19 - 9 a.m. - noon

Friday, January 16 - 9 a.m. - noon
Friday, February 20 - 9 a.m. - noon
Friday, March 20 - 9 a.m. - noon
Friday, April 17 - 9 a.m. - noon
Friday, May 15 - 9 a.m. noon

Remember, you are free to join us for breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Birchwood Cafe across the street from the studio every session.


We will meet for our first potluck on Wednesday, December 10 at 6 p.m. at Jane Plihal's house:

3439 11Th Ave So
Minneapolis, MN 55407

I will bring the main dish. Please bring a vegetable, bread, dessert or drink. Please post in the comments section before December 8 to let us know what you will be bringing, so I can make sure that we have a balanced meal (as in not 8 loaves of bread...).

See you there!