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Fall 2016: Take World Mythology

  • Intro to World Mythology
  • ENGL 122 CRN 20769
  • MW 8:00-9:15    HU109
  • Prof Carol Malmi, Ph.D.

They told each other stories to create meaning and order in a world of mystery.

Mythological dragons appear in everything from architecture to movies. Learn the symbols, the meanings and the shared dreams behind dragons.
Mythological dragons appear in everything from architecture to movies. Learn the symbols, the meanings and the shared dreams behind dragons.

What do myths from the past tell us about ourselves and our future?   Ancient peoples lived together in a world of the senses, with technology at the level of sharpened stones, the concept of science millennia ahead.  

Imagine living drenched in the sounds of wind howling in the storm, water rushing in flood, cawing birds creating a wall of sound from sunrise to moonset, the hoarse mutterings of animals, the crash  of thunder, the flashing fires in the sky.  Was it beautiful?  Was it evil?  What caused it all? A god?  A monster?    Continue reading “Fall 2016: Take World Mythology”

Mythology: Expand Your Universe

M Y T H O L O G Y

Creation  Beauty  Power  Terror  Quest  Revelation  Dream  Transformation  

Apotheosis Apocalypse

~birthplace of belief ~ guardian of mystery ~ gateway to insight ~ inspiration~

ENCOUNTER ANCIENT GODS & HEROS OF PAST AND PRESENT. DISCOVER THE POWERFUL PRESENCE OF MYTHOLOGY TODAY IN FILM, ART, FICTION, AND EVERYDAY LIFE.

CHANGE THE WAY YOU SEE THE WORLD — FOREVER.

ENGL 122 CRN20769 TR 8:00-9:15 a.m.

Introduction to World Mythology

Fall 2016 Prof. Carol Malmi

Illustration: The Pillars of Creation, a star-forming region of the Eagle Nebula

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