Launching the Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow

The Eventbrite tickets for the launch webinar are now SOLD OUT, but the event will be live-streamed via our YouTube channel so please bookmark or subscribe to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv3mkKQUDyZ_OcP-uLqJTMA/ and access it on Wed 16 Sep at 18:00 BST.

We are delighted to launch the Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic at the University of Glasgow with a lecture by acclaimed fantasy author Ellen Kushner, and a discussion panel on fantasy with Terri Windling, Professor Brian Attebery, and Dr Robert Maslen.

Join us on Wednesday 16th September, at 18:00 via Zoom webinar. Tickets are free. Please book your ticket to receive the Zoom link on the day of the event and have the opportunity to take part in the Q&A with our speakers.

Acclaimed fantasy author Ellen Kushner will speak about her creative practice and her engagement with Scottish folklore via her retelling of Thomas the Rhymer in her eponymous award-winning novel, and will answer questions from attendees.

Her talk will be followed by a discussion panel on the affordances and futures of fantasy, featuring:

Terri Windling, award-winning fantasy author, artist and editor

Professor Brian Attebery, Professor of English at Idaho State University, and Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Fantasy at the University of Glasgow (2019)

Dr Robert Maslen, Senior Lecturer and founder of the Fantasy MLitt, University of Glasgow

Book your ticket via this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/launching-the-centre-for-fantasy-and-the-fantastic-university-of-glasgow-tickets-117998060375

Header image credit: Jessie Marion King, The Frog Prince, 1913

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