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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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Civilised garden or fantastical wilderness?: the ‘Garden Room’ in the Villa of Livia in Rome

Myth Reading Group Thursday 31 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 4.204 Abigail Walker (King’s College, London) We are delighted to welcome Abigail Walker (Department of Classics, King’s College London) to the Centre for Myth Studies. Abigail will continue our discussion of … Continue reading

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‘The Battle of the Trees’: from medieval Welsh legend to modern fantasy

Video Conference Myth Reading Group Thursday 24 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room EBS.1.1 Dr Dimitra Fimi (Cardiff Metropolitan University) We are delighted to welcome Dr Dimitra Fimi to the Centre for Myth Studies for a Video Conference session of the Myth … Continue reading

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‘No roses, white nor red, Glow here’: the motif of the garden in the poetry of A. Swinburne & D. Greenwell

Myth Reading Group Thursday 17 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 4.204 We are very pleased to announce that Cristina Salcedo González (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) continues our Summer term discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on the motif of … Continue reading

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