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39. Haunting Narratives: Folklore's Contribution to Narrative Studies

Thursday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grace, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the American Folklore Society

Presiding: Camilla Henriette Mortensen, Lane Community Coll., OR

1. "'We Have Always Slain Dragons': Negotiating Empathy and Villainy through Narrative Study," Shelley Ingram, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

2. "'Then There's a Pair of Us!': Fetishism and the Construction of Ghostly Folk in and through Literature," Todd Richardson, Univ. of Nebraska, Omaha

3. "At the Intersection of Land and Water: Using Topic Models and Morphologies to Understand Folk Narrative," John Laudun, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org/docs/haunted-narratives-the-contributions-of-folklore-studies-to-understandings-of-american-imaginations/.


Subject:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

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