Wired for Weirdness: How Fairy Tales Work Their Magic

Lansdowne Lecture by Prof. Maria Tatar, a John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and of Folklore and Mythology, Senior Fellow in the Society of Fellows and Chair of the Program in Folklore and Mythology, Harvard University. The author of numerous books on the Brothers Grimm and on fairy tales and editor of several critical fairy tale editions, Tatar is an eminent, internationally recognized scholar of folklore, mythology and Germanic fairy tales. In her lecture, she speaks about fairy tale magic and the enduring ability of fairy tales to enchant us.

Wednesday, 2 March, 7 p.m. Clearihue Building, Rm A203

Additional lecture:
The Wolf Trap: Into the Woods with Fairy Tales Tuesday, 1 March, 4:30-7:30 p.m.  
Human and Social Development Building, Rm A240