Mythic Links- Myths We Live By- four illustrated talks
at the United Arts Club –POSTER
Thurs 31 Jan-Myths of Creation & Creation of Myth- Mary MacKENNA
Thurs 21 Feb-Cosmos, Chaos & Greek Gods – Dr. Olaf ALMQVIST
Thurs 14 Mar-The Heroine’s Journey– Siofra O’DONOVAN
Thurs 28 Mar-Heroic Origin Tales of Ireland– Prof. Ruairí Ó hUIGINN
SERIES – The MESSAGE of Myth: Stories of ORIGINS and FOUNDATION
Thurs 31 Jan–Myths of Creation and the Creation of Myth: What foundation myths drive societies & civilizations?: Explore their relevance from the earliest times, and for you and the world today- in the work of Joseph Campbell and others. Is there an Irish creation myth? Illustrated TALK with film clips and discussion on the power of myth. Speaker: Mary MacKENNA –Click for Poster
Thurs 21 Feb – Dawn of the Greek Gods: Cosmos and Chaos – Hesiod’s Theogeny and the First Philosophers –tracing the mythic roots of western culture and the ongoing inspiration of poetic literature of the 8th century BCE. Join us for this special illustrated presentation!
Speaker: Dr. Olaf ALMQVIST: Olaf’s PhD at TCD was “The Cosmos in the Making: Humans, Gods and Animals in Early Greek Theogonies”. He now teaches at UCD. Poster
Thurs 14 Mar – The HEROINE’s Journey in Creative Writing, STORY and it’s relevance for women and men today. Maureen Murdock outlined this journey for real women; it is also a valuable story structure: learn from the feminine archetypes in mythology, folklore and movies. Click for Poster
Speaker: Siofra O’DONOVAN, Author and Writing Coach
Click: COURSES , & http://siofraodonovan.com/ & Books
Thurs 28 Mar-Origin Tales of Early Ireland: Ancestors and Gods, Kings and Heroes. Figures from the realms of myth, fiction and history were central in genealogies of ruling dynasties the medieval literary tradition. These legendary characters played an enduring role in kingship and other structures of society.
This keynote talk featured at the annual international conference on Celtic Mythology in University of Edinburgh in 2018. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear it in Dublin in 2019! Click for Poster
Speaker: Prof. Ruairí Ó hUIGINN is Director of the School of Celtic Studies at DIAS, and taught at NUI Maynooth for many years.
TIME: register from 7.15pm / START 7.30pm
Please arrive on good time-parking & places limited
Donation towards Overheads: – €10 per evening
Parking Free from 7pm –
Tea, Coffee & Bar available in the Club BAR before and after
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2019 is the 12th year of Mythic Links!
and the 8th year of the Joseph CAMPBELL® Mythological Round Table® Group of Dublin at Mythic Links Ireland which has been awarded CHARTER status by the Joseph Campbell Foundation www.jcf.org