Episode 48: Talking Teaching with Mythtake!

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Alison & Darrin from MythTake Podcast dropped by Sudbury -- and sat down with us for a chat about teaching myth, literature, and more. Make sure you check out their podcast for great discussions about myth and Greek literature.

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Mythtake Podcast

Bakkhai at Stratford

Introduction to Mythology from Oxford UP

Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton

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Episode 9: The Force Awakens

Dark & Light Side light sabres?!

Dark & Light Side light sabres?!

We talk about the ways Star Wars: The Force Awakens connects to Classical epic, myth, and Norse sagas, and literary and theoretical aspects of the movie, while we drink some starry cocktails. Spoilers!

(Also, I say "Empire" but mean "Jedi" at least once. Sorry. Please don't hate me. -- Aven)

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The Blue Star Cocktail

The Star Cocktail

"The new ‘Star Wars’ isn’t a rip-off, it’s a classical epic" by Joseph A Howley

Hello Internet episode about Star Wars

History Hits episode with Janice Liedl about Star Wars and History


Episode 7: The Story of Narrative

We chat about stories, myth, and cognition -- and some of the ways narrative shapes our understanding of the world around us. Includes more Doctor Who talk, and some Latin and Old English.

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The Story of Narrative Video

Narrative Matters conference

The Latin word novi, from nosco

"The Storytelling Animal" by Jonathan Gottschall

Nerdcon Stories

Persephone cocktail

As We Like It: A podcast about film adaptations of Shakespeare