Monthly Archives: March 2017

‘Route 110’: Heaney’s quotidian katabasis

Myth Reading Group Thursday 23 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 We are very pleased to announce that Professor Roderick Main, director of the Centre for Myth Studies, concludes our discussion of mythical journeys this term with a session on katabasis … Continue reading

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Translating Myth Interview

We are very pleased to announce that an interview with Pietra Palazzolo and Ben Pestell, editors of Translating Myth (Legenda, 2016), together with Leon Burnett, has just been published on the Open University Classical Studies blog The OU Classics Q&A … Continue reading

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Journeying from One Life to the Next

Myth Reading Group Thursday 16 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 We are very pleased to announce that Fliss Rich will continue our discussion of mythical journeys with a session on reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhist writing, art, and practice In the … Continue reading

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Nomadic Modernism: J.H. Prynne’s ‘Aristeas, in Seven Years’ and The White Stones

Myth Reading Group Thursday 9 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 We are very pleased to announce that Max Maher will continue our discussion of mythical journeys with a session on the Greek poet-shaman Aristeas and modernist retelling of his post-mortem … Continue reading

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Creation Myths in Ex Machina

Myth Reading Group Thursday 2 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 We are very pleased to announce that Dr Pietra Palazzolo, convener of the Myth Reading Group, will continue our discussion of mythical journeys with a session on Alex Garland’s Ex … Continue reading

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