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The Mythic Landscape

All the course pages specific to Exploring the Mythic Landscape are shown below.

The Skills area (also available via the top menu) offers practical tutorials to help you improve your writing. These pages will be particularly useful during the weeks in which you are working on your projects.

Reading Project

Exploring Personal Stories

Jan. 9, 2024, 7:09 p.m. • Ross Laird

On this site you will see many resources — books , articles , videos — that focus on stories from the vast sea of cultural storytelling. The resources tend to focus on one particular tradition ...

Writing Project

Exploring the Mythic Landscape

Jan. 9, 2024, 7:10 p.m. • Ross Laird

The three projects in this course are designed to work together. You have a reading project, which is focused on helping to cultivate a lifelong love of reading. You have...

Self-awareness Project

Creativity is a Journey Inward

Jan. 5, 2024, 8:28 p.m. • Ross Laird

The self-awareness project is an opportunity to reflect upon the depth of your experience in the course. How did it go? What happened? What did you notice? What was diffi...


Exploring the Mythic Landscape

Jan. 5, 2024, 7:25 p.m. • Ross Laird

If history were the past, history ­wouldn’t matter. History is the present, the present. You and I are history. James Baldwin At the beach near our house, on a warm day in earl...