Why Fantasy? Panel discussion takes on recent, cultural work of fantasy at JNT symposium
Don't miss the conversation this week as JNT Dialogue 2020: Symposium presents Why Fantasy? The Department of English will come together for a panel discussion of recent fantasy books and the cultural work of fantasy. This discussion will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m Wednesday February 12 in 213 Pray-Harrold. The event is free and there will be pizza available.
The impressive list of presenters include:
- Alex Biedenbach: From Lwa to Malfacteur: Bawon Samedi, Princess
and the Frog, and Vodou Tradition
- Josiah Pankiewicz: Hermione Syndrome: Young Adult Fantasy in the
- Andre F. Peltier: Recent Fantasy Comics: Four Titles for the
- Jonah Pollens-Dempsey: How Saladin Ahmed's Throne of the Crescent
Moon Reverses Orientalist Tropes in the Fantasy Genre
- Khadra Saed: Zombies: The Posthuman Export
- Jessica Tapley: Ghostly Girls, Magic, and Myth as Self Creation in
Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch
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