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Greek and Roman Mythology (Coursera)

Myths are traditional stories that have endured over a long time. Some of them have to do with events of great importance, such as the founding of a nation. Others tell the stories of great heroes and heroines and their exploits and courage in the face of adversity. Still [...]

Myths, Rituals, and Cosmos (edX)

Jul 26th 2022
Myths, Rituals, and Cosmos (edX)
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In this class, we will first think about myths and rituals from the perspective of the comparative study of religion. We will explore the symbolism of sacred time and space, rubrics by which how various religious communities have conceptualized the cosmos. From there, our focus will shift to notions [...]

Shakespeare's Language: Revealing Meanings and Exploring Myths (FutureLearn)

Jul 12th 2021
Shakespeare's Language: Revealing Meanings and Exploring Myths (FutureLearn)
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Demystify renowned Shakespeare myths and get introduced to corpus-based methods for analysing his use of language in context. Debunk and discover common myths surrounding the language of William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare is a global phenomenon, yet there is actually relatively little work specifically devoted to his language, and even [...]