Pioneer Theatre Company's Podcast

The Cosmic Tree and "Once On This Island" with Mythologist John Lundwall

February 23, 2020 Pioneer Theatre Company Season 5 Episode 8
Pioneer Theatre Company's Podcast
The Cosmic Tree and "Once On This Island" with Mythologist John Lundwall
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Pioneer Theatre Company's Podcast
The Cosmic Tree and "Once On This Island" with Mythologist John Lundwall
Feb 23, 2020 Season 5 Episode 8
Pioneer Theatre Company

For this episode—in conjunction with "Once On This Island"—mythologist John Lundwall, PhD, explains our need for stories with elemental gods, the origin of Haitian mythos, and the image of the Cosmic Tree in "Once On This Island" and beyond.

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John Lundwall is the author of "Mythos and Cosmos: Mind and Meaning in the Oral Age," a book that examines myth through oral thinking and oral cosmology. He obtained his doctorate in Mythological Studies from Pacifica Graduate School in Santa Barbara, California and is currently leading an archeo-astronomy project in Fremont Indian State Park.   

https://www.amazon.com/Mythos-Cosmos-Mind-Meaning-Oral-ebook/dp/B017L4S5BI/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=mythos+and+cosmos&qid=1582486755&sr=8-1

Support the show (https://www.pioneertheatre.org/donate/)

Show Notes

For this episode—in conjunction with "Once On This Island"—mythologist John Lundwall, PhD, explains our need for stories with elemental gods, the origin of Haitian mythos, and the image of the Cosmic Tree in "Once On This Island" and beyond.

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John Lundwall is the author of "Mythos and Cosmos: Mind and Meaning in the Oral Age," a book that examines myth through oral thinking and oral cosmology. He obtained his doctorate in Mythological Studies from Pacifica Graduate School in Santa Barbara, California and is currently leading an archeo-astronomy project in Fremont Indian State Park.   

https://www.amazon.com/Mythos-Cosmos-Mind-Meaning-Oral-ebook/dp/B017L4S5BI/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=mythos+and+cosmos&qid=1582486755&sr=8-1

Support the show (https://www.pioneertheatre.org/donate/)