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Re-mythologizing Myths and Fairy tales in Atwood’s Surfacing

Carla Scarano D’Antonio (University of Reading) Re-mythologizing Myths and Fairy tales: Surfacing (1972) by Margaret Atwood Myth Reading Group Wednesday 23 January 2019 5.00 – 6.30 pm Room NTC.2.05 This session on Surfacing (1972) will explore how Margaret Atwood uses … Continue reading

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‘Avianthropy’ and the sung ballad in “The Earl of Mar’s Daughter”

Dr Adrian May (Department of LiFTS) ‘Avianthropy’ and the sung ballad in “The Earl of Mar’s Daughter” Myth Reading Group Wednesday 28 November 2018 5.00 – 6.30 pm Room NTC.2.05 The Earl of Mar’s Daughter (Child 270) is a forty-one … Continue reading

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Monstrosity and Love in The Shape of Water

Myth Reading Group Wednesday 14 November 2018 5.00 – 6.30 pm Room NTC.2.05 Eirini Apanomeritaki and Stefanie Savva will introduce this week’s discussion on Monstrosity and Love in The Shape of Water (2017). In his latest movie, The Shape of … Continue reading

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The Man of the Wood

In May, the Centre for Myth Studies celebrated its tenth anniversary with a day of lectures, readings, and discussions (details here). The event included Dr Saul Andreetti reading from his short story, The Man of the Wood. Saul is an … Continue reading

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Windigos, Wingigog and Windikouk

Myth Reading Group Wednesday 31 October 2018 5.00 – 6.00 pm Room NTC.2.05 This week Léna Remy-Kovach (University of Freiburg) will join us by Skype to lead a session on Windigos, Wingigog and Windikouk.   Léna Remy-Kovach, Windigos, Wingigog and … Continue reading

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Conferences in Rome and Paros

Two forthcoming conferences with an element of myth have been brought to our attention: Symposium on the Greeks (28-30 June 2019 on the Cycladic island of Paros; deadline for proposals 31 October 2018) Keats and Mythology (22-23 February 2019 at … Continue reading

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An Assyrian Lamassu in London

The Myth Reading Group returns. Wednesday 17 October 2018 5.00 – 6.30 pm Room NTC.2.05 Our founding director, Leon Burnett, opens the new year of myth-exploration. The topic for this term is Animals and Mythical Creatures. In the build up … Continue reading

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