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 function as cultural markersâ€"creating
relationships 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:
Comparative mythology
Folk heroes in popular culture
Reading mythology in terms of cultural capital
Film or other adaptations
Cross-culture comparison/transmission
Children’s fairy tales

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to Kristin Noone at by February 27, 2009. Please indicate any A/V

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