Monthly Archives: February 2016

Thursday 3 March: Afterlife of Myth in Béla Bartók’s Cantata Profana

  This week, Dr. Anita Klujber introduces a discussion of the afterlife of myth in Béla Bartók’s Cantata Profana. Bartók’s Cantata Profana (1930), an intriguing piece of modern music, demonstrates the concept of afterlife both in its theme and in … Continue reading

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Thursday 25 February: The Sibyl’s Afterlives

This week Eirini Apanomeritaki introduces a discussion of adaptations of the myth of the Sibyl in literature. In the session, we will discuss the ‘afterlife’ of the myth of the Cumaean Sibyl, the prophetess, who appears in both Virgil’s Aeneid … Continue reading

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Thursday 18 February: C. G. Jung’s Myth of Life after Death

In this session Professor Roderick Main continues his discussion of myths that were important in the life and work of Jung.  Based on observation of his own and his patients’ dreams, as well as on hints from synchronistic experiences and … Continue reading

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Thursday 11 February: Demeter and Persephone: A Jungian Interpretation

This week Joyce Tye will introduce a discussion of the myth of Demeter and Persephone, offering a Jungian interpretation. The underworld holds the deepest secrets and is a prime concern of the soul. For Carl G. Jung, myths provided not … Continue reading

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