Friday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 306, JW Marriott
Myth, Fairy Tales, and Their Adaptations
Program arranged by the forum GS Folklore, Myth, and Fairy Tale. Presiding: Kay F. Turner, New York Univ.
1. “Snow White and the Transnational Circulation of Race and History in Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird,” Kimberly J. Lau, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz
2. “Translating Russian Folklore into Soviet Fantasy: From Arkadi and Boris Strugatski’s Monday Begins on Saturday (1977) to Catherynne M. Valente’s Deathless (2011),” Katherine Magyarody, Univ. of Toronto
3. “Shifting Performances of Femininity in Kij Johnson’s Retelling of Japanese Tales,” Luciana Cardi, Osaka Univ.
4. “Adapting the Unadaptable Woman: The Witch Reimagined in Performance,” Kay F. Turner