Monthly Archives: June 2016

Protected: Thursday 23 June: Joint Centre for Myth Studies & ESCALA event: Recommended Readings

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Journeys to Mictlan and Xibalba: an introduction to the Aztec and Maya afterlife through art

Centre for Myth Studies & ESCALA Special Event University of Essex Thursday 23 June, at 12:00 in Room CB.21 Journeys to Mictlan and Xibalba: an introduction to the Aztec and Maya afterlife through art Dr. Joanne Harwood (University of Essex) … Continue reading

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Thursday 16 June: The Myth of Er: the story that ‘will save us if we are obedient to the word spoken’

Myth Reading Group Thursday 16 June 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.318 This week Dr Anita Klujber introduces a discussion of ‘The Myth of Er’ in The Republic of Plato In this session, we will discuss ‘The Myth of Er’, an account … Continue reading

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Thursday 9 June: From Beyond the Grave: Seamus Heaney’s Translation of Aeneid Book VI

Myth Reading Group Thursday 9 June 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.318 This week Professor Roderick Main introduces a discussion of Aeneas’s descent to the underworld in Seamus Heaney’s translation of Aeneid Book VI (2016). In this session we shall look at … Continue reading

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