Published Papers and New Media

 

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2020
The Raven’s Gift, (also titled Birdman’s Proposal) is an essay by Hirsch in which a true event is reconsidered in terms of wider meaning. Published on the WINN blog (What Is Needed Now), August, 2020

2017
Materiality vs. Spirituality: Eskimo Cultural Suicide in Nunavut with No Word or Concept for Future, (PDF) International Society for Academic Research on Shamanism (ISARS) Expanding Boundaries: Ethnicity, Materiality and Spirituality, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) Hanoi, Vietnam, December 1-4, 2017

2016
Imaging the Nature of Health Toward Social Harmony, Symmetry: Art and Science, The Journal of the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry (International Symmetry Society), editors, Ioannis Vandoulakis and Denes Nagy

Symmetry and Social Harmony, 10th International Congress/Festival – Symmetry: Art and Science, Adelaide, Australia, editor: Lynn Maurice Ferguson Arnold

Eskimos Have No Word for Future: Should We? – Modern Tales of the North magazine, Holodok, N1 (14) p. 54 – 57, Russia

2015
Artist as Shaman in Community: Restoring Life, (PDF) ISARS (International Society for Academic Research on Shamanism) conference, European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Greece ECCD, Greece, October 9-13, 2015

2014
Artist as Shaman, Art and Shamanhood (Bibliotheca Shamanistica), edited by Elvira Eevr Djaltchinova-Malec and Mihaly Hoppal, Vol. 14, pp. 309-328, Publishers: Academia Kiado, Polish Institute of World Art Studies & Tako Publishing House, Budapest – Warsaw – Torun.

Artist as Scientist in a Reflective Universe: A Process of Discovery, (PDF) Leonardo Journal (MIT Press), April 2014, Vol. 47, No. 2, pages 118-128

2013
Ominous to Numinous: Cultural Contradictions and Indigenous Truths: Ritual, Induction, Intentionality, Placebo, and Image in Global Healing, (PDF) ISSR Conference, Guiyang, China: Traditional Rituals and Spiritual Harmony in the Changing Globalized Word, September 6-9, 2013

2012
Artist as Shaman – Conjuring Healing: Imagery, Bio-theology, Health and “Right Action,” (PDF) Medical Anthropology & Bioethics Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences website, chief editor V. Kharitonova

Cosmography: A Hypothesis on the Origin of Alphabet, Athens Institute for Education & Research Conference Paper Series ART 2012-0086

A Conjecture on the Relation Between Bodhicitta and Calcium: Cultural Interlocutors of Health and “Right Action,” (PDF) Consciousness: Cultural and Therapeutic Perspectives, editor Prof. Dagmar Eigner, publisher Peter Lang, International Academic Publications

2011
Artist as Shaman – Conjuring Healing: Imagery, Bio-theology, Health and “Right Action,” (PDF) Collections of Foreign Studies on Shamanism, Chinese translation, chief editor Dr. Guo Shuyun, Dalian Nationalities University, China, Xue Chu Ban She, publisher

Studio Art Class of 2011 – Exhibition Opening, (PDF) California State University Dominguez Hills

Bio-theology, Imagery & Healing, (PDF) Community Address, Vol. 21, #1, Journal of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine

Artist as Shaman – Conjuring Healing: Imagery, Bio-theology, Health and “Right Action,” (PDF) Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology, chief editor, V. I. Kharitonova

2010
Shy Lily, Dorland Pond Series #18, Bridges Magazine, International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine magazine cover, Issue #3, 2010

Biotheology, Imagery and Healing, (PDF) ISSSEEM Journal of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine, Volume Twenty-One, Number One Community Address

Bio-theology, Imagery, and Healing: An Exploration into the Relationship Between Calcium and Bodhicitta, Health and “Right Action,” Shaman: Journal of the International Society for Shamanistic Research, Adam Molnar editor

2009
Conversation with Kuno: A Lesson in Compassion and Forgiveness with Celia Coates and Lucia Thornton, Bridges Magazine, Issue 3, p. 4, ISSSEEM, Boulder, CO

Eskimos Have No Word or Concept for Future: Cultural Suicide in Nunavut, (PDF) Journal of Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, (English and Russian) Russian Academy of Sciences, Center for Medical Anthropology, Moscow, Russia

2008
Appreciation of Winston Hewitt, Winston Hewitt website

2007
Eskimos Have No Word or Concept for Future: Cultural Suicide in Nunavut, (PDF) Center for the Anthropology of Consciousness, Thresholds of Consciousness, San Diego, CA Center for Environmental Energy Medicine Studies, Council Grove Conference, KS

2005
Riffin’ in the Landscape, Jeffrey Hessing, Catalogue essay, Pucker Gallery, Boston, MA

2004
Mind to Meme: Uncovering the Origins of Shared Consciousness Between Judaism and Tibetan Buddhism, (PDF) Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference, Tucson, AZ

2002
Diamond Series, Waxwing Editions, online literary and arts magazine, Spring, 2002

Proprioception, Reflection, Recognition: The Positive Affect of Paradigmatic Form – A Personal Foray into Art, Healing and the Mystery of the White Spheres, (PDF) The International Journal of Healing and Caring, Spring edition, Dan Benor, MD, editor

2001
A Conjecture on the Relation Between Bodhicitta and Calcium: Cultural Interlocutors of Health and “Right Action,” (PDF) Toward a Science of Consciousness: Consciousness and its Place in Nature, Skovde, Sweden

Consciousness: Nature Impassioned – In Our Own Image, (PDF) Toward a Science of Consciousness:Consciousness and Its Place in Nature, Skovde, Sweden

2000
Proprioception, Reflection, Recognition: The Positive Affect of Paradigmatic Form – A Personal Foray into Art, Healing and the Mystery of the White Spheres, (PDF) Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness, Tucson, AZ

1999
Bringing the Himalayas Home, Solimar Magazine, Spring, special preview issue

Paintings, Gold Coast Review, online literary and arts magazine, California State University San Bernardino, CA

Proprioception, Reflection, Recognition: The Positive Affect of Paradigmatic Form – A Personal Foray into Art, Healing and the Mystery of the White Spheres, (PDF) Life Sciences Institute Council Grove Conference, KS

1998
Proprioception, Reflection, Recognition: The Lineaments of Form – From Exile to Independence, (PDF) Silver Anniversary International Whitehead Conference: Process Thought and the Common Good, Center for Process Studies, Claremont, CA

1997
Gilah Yelin Hirsch on Beauty, Form, Creativity, Focus on Art, Spring 1997, Vol. 2, No. 1

1996
The Nature of Beauty, An Artist’s Book of Inspiration, Lindisfarne Press, editor, Astrid Fitzgerald

1992
The Illusion of Potential: The Delusion of the Creative Person in Relationship, (PDF) The Quest: Philosophy, Science, Religion, Arts, Vol. 5, 13, pp. 78-83, William Metzger, editor

1990
Ruth Weisberg, American Women Artists: The 20th Century, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Kyoto: The City of Spiritual Business, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, December 7, 1986

1985
Persistence of Time and Memory: The Art of Ruth Weisberg, Women’s Art Journal, Winter issue

1984
Ruth Weisberg, Images and Issues Magazine, Winter

1983
Thin Air, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, Philosophy of Ecology course text

1978
Emily Carr, Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 6, 75-87, New York, NY

Metamagic exhibition curator and catalog writer/designer, California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson (Los Angeles), CA

Bruria Finkel, Artweek, October

1977
The Pararational, Visionary and Mystical Perspective, California State University Dominguez Hills, External Degree Program, Carson, (Los Angeles) CA, publisher

1976
Emily Carr, Feminist Art Journal, No. 2, Summer, 28-31

1972
Joan of Art Seminars, Artweek