the Realm of the Ancestors
From the Realm of the
by Joan Marler, is an extensive anthology in honor of Gimbutas.
Over sixty contributors range from archaeologists to linguists
to geneticists to artists, poets, and ritual makers. Reading
it, I was struck by both the depth and scope of her knowledge
and the broad spectrum of people she influenced. Joan Marler
has done an enormous job collecting, arranging, editing and framing
this amount of material. I (Starhawk) am proud to have an article
in it myself. The book is published by:
Knowledge, Ideas and Trends,
1131 Tolland Turnpike
Manchester CO 06040
1 800 826-0529
The ISBN number (for ordering)
It appears to be no longer available
new, but there are still be copies from time to time at Amazon.com
for latest availability.
The National Film Board of
Canada has information online about Donna Read's films, including how to buy
or borrow them for viewing.
Donna Read's Women and Spirituality
films (The Burning Times, Goddess Remembered, and
Full Circle) are available on video from Serpentine
Music in California.
The World of the Goddess,
a video that features a lecture given by Marija and many images
of the ancient figurines, appears to be unavailable new, but you
may be able to still find it occasionally. Search
for it at Amazon to check availability. (VHS only).
Several other Gimbutas lectures,
workshops, and interviews are available on audiocassette and
videocassette from Sound Photosynthesis.
Campbell and Marija Gimbutas Library, located on the campus
of Pacifica Graduate Institute, is "a non-profit educational
organization dedicated to the preservation of a unique collection
of manuscripts, books, and memorabilia from two of the twentieth
century's most influential cultural scholars: Joseph Campbell
and Marija Gimbutas. "
Both Marija's and Starhawk's
works have frequently been featured as part of San Francisco's
CIIS Public Lectures and Workshops program. The California Institute of Integral Studies
is a unique independent institution of higher learning based
in San Francisco dedicated to integrating theoretical knowledge,
personal experience, and spiritual wisdom. CIIS offers innovative
accredited graduate programs in psychology, philosophy, religion,
and cultural studies; including a Women's Spirituality program leading to a
PhD in Humanities, Concentration in Philosophy, Religion, Emphasis
in Women's Spirituality; or an MA in Philosophy Religion, Concentration
in Women's Spirituality. Also available are an on-line program
in learning and change; and a B.A. completion program.
Habitations of the Great Goddess, a book by Cristina Biaggi on the
on temples of Malta and the islands north of Scotland. Forward
by Marija Gimbutas.
Mavericks of the Mind features a photo and interview of
Marija on their website.
Visit the "garden
e danu" website, a work in progress by researcher Thomas
R Holme. Inspired by the work of Marija Gimbutas, he has put together
an amazing series of pages, including images and extensive text.
A comprehensive (40 page,
6400 entries) index to The
Women's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets, by Barbara G.
Walker, HarperCollins, 1983, is available by e-mail, or as
a print copy, from Beedy Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org,
(207) 236-8732, or 68 Washington St., Camden, ME, 04843. This index,
compiled in 2003 by Cheryl Brooks, a professional indexer, provides
a guide through the history of the lost goddess."