Tag Archives: Odyssey

Myth Reading Group 8 December: Circe

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Wednesday 8 December, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join will be posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. The Myth Reading Group is open to all who … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 29 June: Homeric Athena

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Tuesday 29 June, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join will be posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. For the final session in our series on Athena, … 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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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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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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