Fantasy, Fairy Tales and the (Non) Human – Seminar

Posted by Timothy Jones on May 19, 2017 in Uncategorized tagged with , ,

There’s a really interesting looking seminar being organised by the University of Edinburgh’s School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, which could be of interest  –

Fantasy, Fairy Tales and the (Non) Human

28th June 2017 2.00-5.00

50 George Square 2.03

Keynote: John Plotz (Brandeis University) ‘World Without Us: The Problem of the Nonhuman in fin-de-siècle Fantasy’


Sarah Dunnigan (University of Edinburgh) ‘Transfigurations: Hogg and the Spiritualised Fairy Tale’

Rebecca Langworthy (University of Aberdeen) ‘The Tales at the Heart of the Tale: Scottish Sources in George MacDonald’s Phantastes’

Anna Vaninskaya (University of Edinburgh) ‘Tolkien and Death’

For further information and to register please email

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