Fantasy and the Anthropocene: From Gilgamesh to the Ruins of Ymr

Monday, 4th March 2019 at 5:30pm
Fore Hall


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A public lecture by Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Fantasy, Brian Attebery (Idaho State University) at Glasgow University.

Professor of English at Idaho State University, and editor of the prestigious Journal of the Fantastic in Arts, Professor Attebery has written three key monographs on fantasy as well as numerous other books, articles and essays. His work has played a crucial role in establishing some of the main theoretical and critical tools for analysing fantasy.

The School of Critical Studies at Glasgow boasts the world’s first MLitt programme on Fantasy, established by Dr Rob Maslen in 2015. The Fantasy research hub includes experts on a wide range of fantasy and fantastic narratives, including Dr Rob Maslen, Dr Dimitra Fimi, Dr Rhys Williams, and Dr Matt Sangster. Professor Attebery’s visiting professorship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, will strengthen the fantasy community and research culture at Glasgow.


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Starts: Monday, March 4th 2019 at 5:30pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
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Fore Hall
Main Building
University of Glasgow

Glasgow
G12 8QQ
United Kingdom
 

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