This is a fascinating listen to translator Dr. Daniel Matt, who was recruited to translate the book of Zohar, after which he dedicated much of his life to that project. The talk was at Rutgers University.
Here is the wiki bio about Dr. Daniel Matt:
Daniel Chanan Matt is a scholar of Kabbalah and a professor at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. He received Ph.D. from the Brandeis University and taught at Stanford University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Matt is best known for establishing the Pritzker translation of the book of Zohar and translating the first nine volumes of the twelve volume series.
And, this talk.. Raising the Sparks: Finding God in the Material World.