Why fairy tales still matter

Big Ideas
05 May 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
AV Room

Why fairy tales still matter

Eminent author and critic Marina Warner gives a thrilling and insightful talk on the origins of the folk stories we call fairy tales, and why they remain vital today. Followed by a surprise-filled session in which contemporary writers read their works inspired by fairy tales and folklore. Featuring Andre Bagoo (douens), Vashti Bowlah (churile and other Indian folklore), Alexia Arthurs (mermaids), James Aboud (lagahoo).