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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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Reading Group: Call for Proposals, Autumn 2018

Myth Reading Group Call for Proposals: Animals and Mythical Creatures We are very pleased to announce that the theme for the Autumn Term is Animals and Mythical Creatures. Taking our inspiration from “the zoo of mythologies, the zoo whose denizens … Continue reading

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“Our Mythical Childhood” report

Before the new academic year begins, we are pleased to share a report on one of last year’s meetings. Katerina Volioti visited the Myth Reading Group in December 2017 to lead a discussion of The visual language of (Hesiod’s) creation … Continue reading

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Re-imaginings of myth in the landscapes of Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ (Part II)

Myth Reading Group Thursday 28 June 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 Robert William Allen (member of the Centre for Myth Studies) We are very pleased to announce that Robert William Allen concludes our discussion of Trees & Forests this term with … Continue reading

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Odysseus, Penelope and the olive-tree bed of Odyssey 23

Myth Reading Group Thursday 21 June 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 Dr Emma Bridges (Institute of Classical Studies, London) We are delighted to welcome Dr Emma Bridges (Public Engagement Fellow at the Institute of Classical Studies) to the Centre for Myth … Continue reading

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Yggdrasil: from Norse Mythology to Anselm Kiefer’s art works

Myth Reading Group Thursday 14 June 12.00-1.30pm in Room 4.204 Gillian Lock-Bowen (member of the Centre for Myth Studies) We are very pleased to announce that Gillian Lock-Bowen continues our Summer term discussion of Trees & Forests with a session … Continue reading

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The Significance of Trees in Japanese Culture, Religion, and Folklore

Myth Reading Group Thursday 7 June 12.00-1.30pm in Room 4.204 Amelia Starling (Senior Editor for Folklore Thursday) We are delighted to welcome Amelia Starling (Senior Editor for Folklore Thursday) to the Centre for Myth Studies. Amelia continues our discussion of … Continue reading

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