Tag Archives: Odyssey

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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Thursday 26 November: Junot Díaz and a Graeco-Caribbean Mythology

The Centre for Myth Studies is pleased to welcome Dr. Justine McConnell (Oxford University) for a discussion of Junot Díaz’s use of Greek myth. Open Seminar Centre for Myth Studies University of Essex Thursday 26 November, at 5:00pm in Room … Continue reading

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Thursday 11 June: “The Father Costume”: A Dystopian Odyssey?

This week we continue our exploration of myth and emotion with a session introduced by Petra McQueen on Ben Marcus’s short story, “The Father Costume” (Leaving the Sea, London: Granta Books, 2014, pp. 179-194), in which a father and son … Continue reading

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Thursday 18 October: The Wanderings of Menelaus

Myth Reading Group Thursday 18 October 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.118 The text: Odyssey IV.351-592 (culled from Perseus Digital Library)

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