Tag Archives: Greek mythology

Myth Reading Group 22 March: Harrison’s Prolegomena

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 22 March, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join will be posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. This week’s text is taken from Jane Ellen Harrison’s Prolegomena … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 8 March: Philostratus the Elder, Imagines

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 8 March, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join is posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. This week’s text is an extract from the Imagines of … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 22 February: Homeric Hymns, and Frogs

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 22 February, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join is posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. Following our discussion of Euripides’ Bacchae (405 BC), we turn … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 8 February: Bacchae

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 8 February, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join will be posted in the comments for this post before the session. All are welcome. This term’s topic is Dionysus, and … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 16 December: Homer’s Odyssey

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Wednesday 16 December, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join can be found in the comments for this post. All are welcome. Continuing our topic of ‘Food’, we will look at … Continue reading

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Myths in the voices of children

Myths in the voices of children Students from Ipswich Academy Myth Reading Group Wednesday 5 February 2020 1.15 – 2.45 pm Room NTC.2.07 This session will include a short performance of an original script written by Year 9 and 10 … 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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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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Report of the Centre for Myth Studies Open Seminar: 17 March 2016

Dr Leon Burnett ‘Reading the strands of Ariadne’s story’ Centre for Myth Studies Open Seminar, 17 March 2016   by Dr Ben Pestell The latest in the Centre for Myth Studies seminar series provided an occasion to consider the unique … Continue reading

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Thursday 17 March: Reading the Strands of Ariadne’s Story

The Centre for Myth Studies is pleased to invite you to our Spring term Open Seminar given by our former Director, Dr Leon Burnett. Open Seminar Centre for Myth Studies University of Essex Thursday 17 March (5:00pm, in Room 5N.3.9) … Continue reading

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