Is The Hunger Games the Myth That Defines Our Times?
If the mythological characters of Hera and Hestia — symbolizing home and hearth, peace and family life — defined America …
Kevin Lu is director of Graduate Studies and director of the MA Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies at the University of Essex. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the International Association for Jungian Studies and a member of the adjunct faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute. His publications include critical assessments of the theory of cultural complexes, the possibilities of a Jungian psychohistory, the Chinese-Vietnamese Diaspora, and depth psychological approaches to understanding comics. He is the co-author of “A Jungian Interpretation of The Hunger Games: A Myth that Defines Our Times,” which was published in Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche.