Our Mythical Childhood: Introducing the Roehampton wing of the ERC Project - 16/03/2017, Roehampton
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Grove House, University of Roehampton (Roehampton, England)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Susan Deacy
INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: Gratis/Free/Gratuito link
Over the next 5 years, the University of Roehampton will be part of an international project, funded by the European Research Council, to develop a pioneering approach to the role of classics as a transformation marker in children's and Young Adult contemporary culture. This event, held during the 2017 ERC Week, will introduce the Roehampton wing of the project. It will include presentations from the following academics who will introduce how their work is unfolding: Susan Deacy - autism and classical myth Sonya Nevin - vase animations on mythical themes Katerina Volioti - gods and other mythical creatures in literature for young children You will also hear about the major survey of classical mythology in children's culture which is being collected by scholars around the world.