Joseph Campbell

b. New York City March 26, 1904 - d. October 31, 1987, at his home in Honolulu, Hawaii

BA, Columbia, 1925

MA, Columbia, 1926 on "The Dolorous Stroke on the Arthurian legends."

1934 - 1972 Professor, English, Sarah Lawrence College

1938 married Jean Erdman, his former student and a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company

1941 met Indologist Heinrich Zimmer

1983 filmmaker George Lucas invited him to Skywalker Ranch to see the Star Wars trilogy, which was greatly influenced by his work

1988 The Joseph Campbell Chair of Comparative Mythology established at Sarah Lawrence College

Joseph Campbell Foundation

Joseph Campbell Chronology

Joseph Campbell's Mythic Journey

Joseph Campbell and Marija Gimbutas Library, at Pacific Graduate Institute

Center for Story and Symbol, Joseph Campbell and Archetypal Psychology

Joseph Campbell - Books and Writers

Joseph Campbell - Star Wars Essays

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