Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tuesday 20 March: The End of the World

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 20 March 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5B.330 The texts: Stephen Houston: What Will Not Happen in 2012 John Major Jenkins: The Mayan Calendar and the Transformation of Consciousness A video: “2012 : Mayan Prophecy … Continue reading

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Tuesday 13 March: Visions of the Land of the Dead

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 13 March 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5B.330 The texts: Espurgatoire Seint Patriz (excerpts from Other Women’s Voices: Translations of women’s writing before 1700) The Vision of William Stranton (short, modernised extract from St Patrick’s Purgatory … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6 March: The Golem – Creating the Human Facsimile: Tellings and retellings of the myth

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 6 March 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5B.330 Jeremy Solnick will introduce a discussion of the Golem. The main text (below) is an excerpt from A Treasury of Jewish Folklore edited by Nathan Ausubel. Jeremy … Continue reading

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