5F Form Scholars Talk – Complete forgetting and the wax tablet: an introduction to cultural and political memory via Homer and Plato

This afternoon, I’m going to ask you to think about some concepts which were at the centre of my PhD, not just because I find them interesting and know a bit about them, but because I hope that by thinking about them, you might look at the societies around you – the school, your families,Continue reading “5F Form Scholars Talk – Complete forgetting and the wax tablet: an introduction to cultural and political memory via Homer and Plato”

Lady Macbeth and Hecuba – an exploration of trauma

Guess who has been working all hours on this post and 0 hours on her reports? This post draws heavily on Chapter 2 of my thesis in which I explore traumatic memory in Euripides’ Hecuba. It has been cut heavily to suit the demands of the post, so if you are interested in reading myContinue reading “Lady Macbeth and Hecuba – an exploration of trauma”