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September 2015

People of the Big Tent, People of the Western Tent, ON

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - September 19 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom School,
Golden Lake, ON K0J 1X0 Canada

FOR GRADUATES OF THE ORPHAN WISDOM SCHOOL Perhaps it is because this last oil spill has lapped up on the shores of this big island we live on, finally and irredeemably, or it is because there is water where there should be heat this summer, or because the divorces aren’t working out better than the marriages are, or because some have their noses in the wind, facing where their people should have been, with a feel of what the coming…

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People of Mountain Longing, ON

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - October 4 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom School,
Golden Lake, ON K0J 1X0 Canada

class 4: When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for those who will despite all cyphering fail to live forever, we laughed at ourselves: Why would anyone come to a school that promises no enlightenment, no empowerment, no personalized transmission from the great beyond, no instruction for the inner child, no continuing ed credits? Why would they come to a staggering little farm tucked into a sandy wrinkle between…

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October 2015

Die Wise: A Night of Grief and Mystery ~ New York, NY

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Baruch Performing Arts Center, Engelman Recital Hall,
55 Lexington Ave. (entrance on 25th St.between Lexington and 3rd)
New York City, NY 10010 United States
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Die Wise – A night of grief, mystery and orphan wisdom for a troubled time is an evening talk with activist, author and Founder of The Orphan Wisdom school, Stephen Jenkinson. This featured series of Die Wise evening talks has been generously grant funded to support the launch of Stephen’s new book, Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, as well as for helping to introduce his work and teachings to new audiences. Join Stephen for this evening…

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Die Wise: A Night of Grief and Mystery ~ Boulder, CO

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ETown Hall,
1535 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Die Wise – A night of grief, mystery and orphan wisdom for a troubled time is an evening talk with activist, author and Founder of The Orphan Wisdom school, Stephen Jenkinson. This featured series of Die Wise evening talks has been generously grant funded to support the launch of Stephen’s new book, Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, as well as for helping to introduce his work and teachings to new audiences. Join Stephen for this evening…

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DIE WISE: A Night of Grief and Mystery ~ Berkeley, CA

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Berkeley City Club,
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Die Wise – A night of grief, mystery and orphan wisdom for a troubled time is an evening talk with activist, author and Founder of The Orphan Wisdom school, Stephen Jenkinson. This featured series of Die Wise evening talks has been generously grant funded to support the launch of Stephen’s new book, Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, as well as for helping to introduce his work and teachings to new audiences. Join Stephen for this evening…

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DIE WISE Book Reading, Signing in Sacramento, CA

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Time Tested Books,
1114 21st Street
Sacramento, CA United States
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Fri. October 9th, 2015 (7- 8:30pm) TICKET: We will reserve a seat for ticket holders until 6:45pm: link VENUE: Time Tested Books, 1114  21st Street, Sacramento walking, cycling, public trans, car pooling encouraged; or arrive early for best parking SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/728571683920564/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. (Published by North Atlantic Books March 2015). Stephen is also the subject of the feature length documentary…

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Griefwalker Film Screening and Q&A, in Sacramento, CA

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sat. October 10th, 2015 (7 – 9:30pm) TICKETS: Advance ticket purchase link, recommended. Early-bird $12 before Aug 30! General Admission Advence ticket $16 Otherwise $20 cash at the door. VENUE: California Department of Health Services, DHS East End Conference Center Auditorium, 1500 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento $2.00 Public Parking available at 1214 17th Street SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1641075456132777/ Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film, directed by Tim Wilson. It is a lyrical, poetic portrait of Stephen Jenkinson’s work with dying people.…

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DIE WISE Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Sacramento, CA

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
DHS East End Conference Center,
1500 Capital Avenue
Sacramento, CA United States
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Sun. October 11th, 2015 (9:30am-3:30pm) TICKETS: Advance ticket purchase link, recommended VENUE: California Department of Health Services, DHS East End Conference Center, 1500 Capital Avenue, Sacramento, CA SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1667221603506974/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. (Published by North Atlantic Books. March 2015) Stephen Jenkinson is also the subject of the feature length documentary film Griefwalker (National Film Board of Canada, 2008), a lyrical, poetic portrait of his work with dying people. Many…

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Die Wise: A Night of Grief and Mystery ~ Austin, TX

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Austin Scottish Rite Theater,
207 W 18th St.
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Die Wise – A night of grief, mystery and orphan wisdom for a troubled time is an evening talk with activist, author and Founder of The Orphan Wisdom school, Stephen Jenkinson. This featured series of Die Wise evening talks has been generously grant funded to support the launch of Stephen’s new book, Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, as well as for helping to introduce his work and teachings to new audiences. Join Stephen for this evening…

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Death OK. Let’s talk about it, Portland, OR

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Reed College,
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Death:OK Opening Session featuring remarks by former Governor Barbara Roberts & “Die Wise,” a keynote by acclaimed spiritual activist, teacher, author Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW (“Griefwalker”) – Vollum College Center Dying-Centered Language for Dying-Centered Care: Morning Session EARLY-BIRD expires July 15: TICKET LINK A day of inspiration, information & connection at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. 9am-7pm on Saturday, October 17, 2015. (schedule link) Contact: DeathOKVolunteer@gmail.com SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/913227078719003/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying,…

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An Introduction to Dying Wise in Eugene, OR

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Congregational Church of Christ,
1050 E. 23rd Ave
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 (7-9pm) contact@orphanwisdom.com First Congregational Church of Christ, 1050 E. 23rd Ave., Eugene, OR, 97405 Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books. (March 2015) Stephen is also the subject of the feature length documentary film Griefwalker (National Film Board of Canada, 2008), a lyrical, poetic portrait of his work with dying people. Die Wise teaches the skills of dying, skills that have to…

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An Introduction to Dying Wise in Ashland, OR

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Havurah,
185 N Mountain Ave
Ashland, OR United States
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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 (7-9pm) An Introduction to Dying Wise/ book reading/ signing  Ticket link: Early-bird $13.-/ Signed Book Combo $28.- contact@orphanwisdom.com Venue:  The Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, OR Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books. (March 2015) Stephen is also the subject of the feature length documentary film Griefwalker (National Film Board of Canada, 2008), a lyrical, poetic portrait of his work…

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An Introduction to Dying Wise in Bellingham, WA

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Western Washington University Viking Union Hall,
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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SAVE THE DATE – Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 (7-9pm) An Introduction to Dying Wise/ book reading/ signing  Tickets advance ticket purchase will be available very soon.  Early bird ticket US$25, $35 at the door if seating is available. www.artofdeathexpo.com Venue: Western Washington University Viking Union Hall, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225   Contact: Ashley at asacredpassing.com for questions. Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books. (March 2015). Stephen Jenkinson is also…

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People Gathered by the Storm, BC

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - October 29 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock,
Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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Orphan Wisdom School at Hollyhock: Third Class CLOSED TO NEW SCHOLARS – A new class begins in May 2016 in the UK – details t.b.c. (Oct 24 Stephen is offering a presenter evening with Martin Shaw) Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books (March, 2015). Endorsement by Dr. Martin Shaw, author of Snowy Tower: Parzival and The Wet, Black Branch of Language…

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Die Wise Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Cowichan, BC

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Cowichan, British Columbia Canada
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Saturday October 31st, 2015 (9am-2:30pm) Closed Event Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. (Published by North Atlantic Books. March 2015) Stephen is also the subject of the feature length documentary film Griefwalker (National Film Board of Canada, 2008), a lyrical, poetic portrait of his work with dying people. Many among us now are crazy for meanings, and crazed by seeking them out. The meanings of life aren’t inherited. What is inherited…

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November 2015

An Introduction to Dying Wise, Monmouth, Wales

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bridges Community Centre at Drybridge House,
Wonastow Road
Monmouth, NP25 5AS United Kingdom
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Following his inspiring teaching events and screenings in Wales in 2014, Stephen Jenkinson will be back in UK November 2015 and will be offering two talks and two one day teaching events in Monmouth and Pembrokeshire with Holy Hiatus. Tickets are now available for booking. Friday 6th Nov 7-9 pm Bridges Community Centre, (Ballroom) Monmouth An Introduction to Dying Wise – an evening talk based on his recently published book Die Wise. Tickets £20 Saturday 7th Nov 9.30am – 3.30pm Bridges Community…

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Die Wise: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Monmouth, Wales

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bridges Community Centre at Drybridge House,
Wonastow Road
Monmouth, NP25 5AS United Kingdom
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Following his inspiring teaching events and screenings in Wales in 2014, Stephen Jenkinson will be back in UK November 2015 and will be offering two talks and two one day teaching events in Monmouth and Pembrokeshire with Holy Hiatus. Tickets are now available for booking. Friday 6th Nov 7-9 pm Bridges Community Centre, Monmouth An Introduction to Dying Wise – an evening talk based on his recently published book Die Wise. Tickets £20 Saturday 7th Nov 9.30am – 3.30pm Bridges Community Centre,…

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Griefwalker film screening and Q&A in Cashel, Tipperary, IRELAND

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Spafield Family Resource Centre,
Old Road
Cashel, Co. Tipperary Ireland
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Monday, November 9th, 2015 (7 – 9:30pm) Spafield Family Resource Centre , Old Road, Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland € 14 at the door, Tel.:06263622 reception@spafieldfrc.ie Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film, directed by Tim Wilson. It is a lyrical, poetic portrait of Stephen Jenkinson’s work with dying people. Filmed over a twelve year period, Griefwalker shows Jenkinson in teaching sessions with doctors and nurses, in counselling sessions with dying people and their families, and in meditative and often frank…

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