Folklore

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Folklorist Cristina Bacchilega Presents at Fall for the Book Festival

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Cristina Bacchilega

The Folklore Studies program and Folklore Roundtable invite you to join us on Tuesday September 24 for a series of events with Dr. Cristina Bacchilega of the University of Hawai‘i, as part of the annual Fall for the Book literary festival.

Cristina Bacchilega teaches fairy tales and adaptations, folklore and literature, and cultural studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She is the author of Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative StrategiesLegendary Hawai‘i and the Politics of Place; and Fairy Tales Transformed? Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder.

 

Fairy Tales Transformed?

Dr. Bacchilega discusses her newest book, Fairy Tales Transformed? Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder, which asks how fairy tales have been changed by and for the twenty-first century.

Location: The Hub, Rooms 3, 4, 5

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Dinner with a Folklorist

An opportunity to meet informally with Dr. Bacchilega over dinner, and learn more about her work as a folklorist. For details, please contact Tyler Chadwell at jchadwel AT masonlive DOT gmu DOT edu.

Legendary Hawai‘i

Dr. Bacchilega discusses her book Legendary Hawai‘i and the Politics of Place, which explores the disconnect between native Hawaiians and how their stories are represented by the tourism industry.

Location: The Hub, Rooms 3, 4, 5

Time: 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

 

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