• Allison Pelyhes

Numen Lumen l Jack Corby '22 l 10/7/2021

Jack Corby '22 shares on the theme "Dreaming". Corby share about his connection with his mom and the quotes that hung is his house growing up. With each quote, he shares the ways he has continue to dream.

During this Numen Lumen recording, you will hear and see visiting monk, Geshe Sangpo, constructing a Sand Mandala. We invite Geshe Sangpo annually to create a mandala in the Numen Lumen Pavilion Sacred Space.

Jack Corby is a senior at Elon University. Originally from Alexandria, VA, he studies Policy Studies and is a brother of Beta Theta Pi, where he served as Vice President of Programming. Jack has been is Residence Life for three years and recently was elected Student Body President of Elon University. Jack enjoys reading, writing, and watching movies (mostly Rom-Coms). At home, he has four dogs and a little brother (listed in that order).


Our Numen Lumen theme this year invites speakers and musicians to ponder the idea of dreaming. “Dreaming” will push our community to traverse the passive and active forms that dreaming takes in our lives. Speakers will explore the literal and figurative series of images, ideas, sensations, and emotions in the mind and through their work.

We ask speakers to ponder where reality and dreaming meet, what form dreaming takes in their everyday lives, and how dreaming directs their pathway. Can dreaming be a productive form of activism? Is dreaming strictly forward-thinking, or can it exist without time restraints? Is dreaming simply an involuntary experience? How may dreaming be dangerous, or irresponsible in the face of real-world issues? Or, where can it be a useful instrument? What are the burdens of dreaming? What or who makes you dream?

We encourage you to share your thoughts and responses to our speaker in the comment section below!

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