“A Trip to the Past”: Stories from Boston’s Psychedelic History (Boston, MA)

September 15, 2017

From the event website:

Retrace the steps of the Harvard Psychedelic Club with author, Don Lattin at Harvard University, Boston University and other landmarks in the Boston area!! Learn more about the stories behind Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, Andrew Weil, Walter Panhke and more!!

Brought to you by the Boston Entheogenic Network in colloboration with the Northaeastern University’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy:

This 3 day community gathering will feature a series of small events across Greater Boston!!

Come be a part of the Psychedelic Renaissance and learn more about the promising research about psychedelic medicines and entheogenic experiences and the future of psychiatry, mental health, healing, spiritual emergence and drug policy!

Friday night: We will start off with stories from across Massachusetts and New England about Healing, Altered States of Mind and Human Potential. Come to listen, learn and step up to the mic, and share your own story on stage at the Harvard Democracy Center!

Saturday morning: Meet up with author and journalist, Don Lattin, and trace the path of history around the Harvard University campus and other stops on tour of Boston’s Psychedelic History. A FREE copy of Don’s book, the “Harvard Psychedelic Club” will be included.

Saturday afternoon: An intimate discussion with Don Lattin and researcher/author, Dr. Bill Richards talking about their books, Changing Our Minds, Harvard Psychedelic Club and Sacred Knowledge at the Harvard Democracy Center. Discounted books are available for pre-sale under Tickets. 

Sunday morning: Northeastern University will host a panel discussion and presentations featuring Boston’s University Classical Studies professor, Dr. Carl Ruck, author of Dying to Get High, Dr. Wendy Chapkis, and Executive Director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, Dr. Rick Doblin. Journalist Don Lattin and Dr. Bill Richards will also join us for the audience discussion.

For more information, visit the event website.