Academia and the Butterfly Mind: How I Got From There to Here

In which our speaker tries to explain how a PhD in relief work in the Spanish Civil War led her to signing a contract for a book on the English Civil War and secured her a reputation for Fantasy.
  • Farah Mendlesohn, English, Communication, Film and Media, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Tuesday, March 8, 5-6:30 pm, reception to follow

    Green College Special Lecture
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  • Dr. Mendlesohn’s research interests are in the areas of community structures and rhetorics in fantasy and science fiction, children's literature and the pedagogy of science. She is an expert on cultural history of popular fiction, and has published and edited such prominent works as Rhetorics of Fantasy (2008), The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (2003), and The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature (2012).

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  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
March 8th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
Location
Coach House, Green College, UBC
6201 Cecil Green Park Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
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