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Conference: Myth and Art Revisited (Athens, 2019)

We are pleased to share with our readers a Call for Papers for a conference in Athens this December on the topic of ‘Myth and Art Revisited’. Conference dates: 18-19 December 2019. Deadline for proposals: 31 July 2019. The full … Continue reading

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Katabasis conference – Registration open

The Descent of the Soul: Katabasis and Depth Psychology Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX Friday 5 to Saturday 6 July 2019 Registration is now open for a conference in London: ‘The Descent of the Soul: Katabasis and … Continue reading

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Infernal Roundtable

Roundtable Session Animals and Mythical Creatures of the Underworld Myth Reading Group Thursday 21 March 2019 12.00 – 1.30 pm Room 5B.124 For our last session of the term we will hold a roundtable discussion on Underworld Animals and Creatures. … Continue reading

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Animals and Mythical Creatures – Roundtable

Roundtable Session Animals and Mythical Creatures Myth Reading Group Thursday 7 March 2019 12.00 – 1.30 pm Room 5B.124 We are very pleased to announce that our next session will be a roundtable discussion. As a way of starting our … Continue reading

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Guest Post: ‘Avianthropy’ and the Sung Ballad in The Earl Of Mar’s Daughter

‘Avianthropy’ and the Sung Ballad in The Earl Of Mar’s Daughter Adrian May I first read the story of The Earl of Mar’s Daughter’ in Joseph Jacobs’ English Fairy Tales (1890).  I was at once struck by its strangeness and … Continue reading

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The People of the Sea

Dr Hannah Boast (University of Birmingham)The People of the Sea: Selkies in Scottish and Irish Folk Tales Myth Reading GroupWednesday 20 February 20195.00 – 6.30 pmRoom NTC.2.05 The selkie has enjoyed a revival of interest in popular culture following the … Continue reading

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Pegasus in Pindar, Kavanagh, and Jung

Professor Roderick Main (Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex) Pegasus in Pindar, Kavanagh, and Jung Myth Reading Group Thursday 7 February 2019 12.00 – 1.30 pm Room 5B.124 In this session we shall canter and swoop around … Continue reading

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