Registration is now open for Translating Myth, an international conference organized by the Centre for Myth Studies at the University of Essex, to be held at Firstsite, the home of contemporary visual arts in Colchester.

Plenary Speakers:
– David Hawkes (Arizona State University), “I think Hell’s a Fable”: Literalism and the Death of the Soul
– Miriam Leonard (University College London), Tragedy, Myth and the Intrusion of History: Carl Schmitt’s Hamlet or Hecuba
– Harish Trivedi (University of Delhi), Indian Myth: Postcolonial Translation

Distinguished Bean Trust Lecturer:
– Sheila Spector (Independent Scholar), The Evolution of Blake’s Myth: Urizen’s Multiple Identities

Also featured is a thrillingly expansive selection of papers on different aspects of translation in and of myths from around the world – Greece, Rome, and beyond.

Registration details and the provisional programme are available at

Reduced “Early Bird” registration rates apply until 1 August.

For further information, please email [email protected]