Tag Archives: Ben Pestell

Report: Translating Myth book launch

The summer break gives us a chance to look back at some of the events that slipped by without comment over the past year. Chief among these is the book launch event held for Translating Myth in November. Co-editor Ben … Continue reading

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Translating Myth book launch

We are delighted to announce a Book Launch Symposium for Translating Myth to be hosted by the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) on Wednesday 16 November, from 2 to 5 p.m. Arts … Continue reading

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Thursday 10 December: Philomachy: Euripides’ The Trojan Women

By unhappy coincidence with recent political discussion, the chosen topic for this week’s session, introduced by Dr. Ben Pestell, is philomachoi – lovers of war – in Greek mythology. Euripides’ The Trojan Women contains several examples of the sort of … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 May: Myth and Terror

This week Dr. Ben Pestell introduces a discussion of “Myth and Terror”. Click the link to see our poster: P-Myth and Terror Myth Reading Group Thursday 21 May 1-2pm   Room 5B.111 Extracts: The Epic of Gilgamesh, and Sophocles’ Antigone  

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Thursday 5 December: Is Pan Dead?

Myth Reading Group Thursday 5 December 2013 1 – 2 p.m. Room 5N.7.23 The texts: Pan 1 (extracts from Plutarch, Nietzsche, Bloch & Pound compiled by Ben Pestell) Pan 2 (extracts  from Turgenev & Plato compiled by Leon Burnett)

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