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Open Courses - Gods, Monsters and Heroes: Introduction to Classical Mythology

Competence Centre: Arts and Humanities

Degree Code:
University Code: 1300
June 21 - July 20 2012

Faculty Members:
Joaquim José Sanches Pinheiro
e-mail: pinus@uma.pt

Cristina Maria Nascimento Guerra dos Santos Pinheiro
e-mail: polybios@uma.pt

This course aims to study the sense of 'myth', to analyse and understand the metaphorical meaning of some classical myths, to identify different mythological versions and understand the cultural potential of classical myths and their literary and artistic rewriting.

Competencies

Upon successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

Understand and analyse myths;

Systematization of knowledge regarding classical mythology and its perpetuity;

Identify structural elements in myths, in order to develop creative rewriting techniques.

Schedule

Working hours (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Admission Requirements

+ Minimum age 18.


Registration

a. 29 de maio até 18 de junho

Place and required documents

Registration takes place at the Academic Affairs Unit, with prior verification of the application process at the student's Support Office.

  1. Registration Form;
  2. Photocopy of the identity card | Citizen Card | Passaport ;
  3. Photograph.

Openings

10| 20

Registration Form

Syllabus

1. Introduction: themes


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2. The concept of myth

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3. The Origin of Gods

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4. Gods and Titans


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5. Monsters

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6. Heroes and Heroines

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7. Myth and Literature

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8. Laboratory of Myths: creative rewriting

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