CFP: [Graduate] Mythology & Folklore––(dis)junctions graduate student conference––UCR

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Kristin Noone
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Myth, fairy tales, and folk heroes are an indelible part of global culture.
In keeping with this year’s conference theme, this panel is interested in
how mythologies or mythical heroes frequently transcend boundaries—between
this world and the fairy world, between the past and the present, between
one culture and another. Possible topics (though contributors are not
limited to these) may include:
Folk heroes in popular culture
Reading mythology in terms of cultural capital
Film or other adaptations
Cross-culture comparison/transmission
Children’s fairy tales

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