Archives of the Impossible Conversation with Joshua Cutchin
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 | 4 p.m. CT
This is the third of three online conversations leading up to a conference scheduled for May 11-13, 2023, at Rice University in Houston. The conference is entitled "Archives of the Impossible: Transnationalism, Transdisciplinarity, Transcendence."
Jeffrey J. Kripal
Associate Dean of Faculty and Graduate Studies,
School of Humanities, Rice University
J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought
Joshua Cutchin is an author and musician specializing in speculative non-fiction. He is the author of seven critically-acclaimed books. His most recent publication is the two-part 2022 entry entitled Ecology of Souls: A New Mythology of Death and the Paranormal, which seeks to reconcile ancient concepts of the soul with modern phenomena such as UFOs, fairy sightings, cryptid encounters, and extended consciousness. He has headlined as a guest speaker at numerous paranormal conventions throughout the United States, has appeared on hundreds of podcasts, and in 2019 was featured on the hit History Channel series Ancient Aliens. 2023 will see the release of several new projects from Joshua including The Ufology Tarot, a collaborative magical art project celebrating the discipline's prominent thinkers.
Supported by the Rockwell Fund in the Department of Religion, the Woodson Research Center in Fondren Library, the Chao Center for Asian Studies and the Department of Transnational Asian Studies, the School of Humanities Dean’s Office, and the Esalen Institute.