• Above is a photo taken by Lezlie Weber from the man-made viewing platform of the Nazca Lines in Peru. To learn a bit more about the ancient geoglyphs check out our earlier post!

    Nazca Lines

      Above is a photo taken by Lezlie Weber from the man-made viewing platform of the Nazca Lines in Peru. To learn a bit more about the ancient geoglyphs check out our earlier post!

  • Throughout the inhabited world, in all times and under every circumstance, myths of man have flourished; and they have been the living inspiration of whatever else may have appeared out of the activities of the human body and mind. It would not be too much to say that myth is the secret opening through which […]

  • That myths reflect so many aspects of the human condition- our history, our innermost thoughts, our best and worst behavior, an acceptable code of conduct- makes trying to fit them into one neat theoretical framework impossible. It is like trying to make many different people wear a single suit of clothes. There are just too […]

  • BEYOND:Mythologies is coming to Ferris State Universities campus for the 2013-2014 academic year. Be sure to mark October 20th on your calendar for the main event!

  • Nazca Lines of Peru

    The origins of the Nazca lines in Peru have been the topic of debate between scholars for decades.  Some scholars believe that the lines were made by piling stones around 500 B.C and continued to develop into lines etched carefully in the ground until 500 A.D…. These unique lines can only be fully viewed by plane or […]

  • We have not met our forgotten ancestors, but we begin to sense their presence in the dark. We recognize their shadows here and there. They were once as real as we are. We would not be here if not for them. Our natures and theirs are indissolubly linked despite the aeons that may separate us. […]

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: East vs. West — the myths that mystify | Video on TED.com

    Devdutt Pattanaik: East vs. West — the myths that mystify | Video on TED.com Devdutt Pattanaik takes an eye-opening look at the myths of India and of the West — and shows how these two fundamentally different sets of beliefs about God, death and heaven help us consistently misunderstand one another.

  • The Power Of Myth: A View From Dr. Piram Prakasam

    Pioneer Newspaper Article: Monday, May 20th, 2013 The Power of Myth This week a group of Ferris State University students and faculty, along with community members, are visiting the romantic and beautiful city of Venice, Italy. Their visit to Venice is part of their study abroad travels to learn about language, culture and literature in […]

  • COMING SOON!!

    Hello everyone, soon the blog will be getting a revamp in look and content as we begin to create 2013s BEYOND event. This years event will be based on the worlds Mythologies. More information coming soon!

  • Learn the story behind this odd quote at the Silk Road Experience on October 7th in the IRC.