12 November 2019 from 15:15 to 17:00

By Prof. Carolyne Larrington

Lecture: Fairies in British Folklore

The Quarrel of Oberon and Titania by Noel Paton: fairies in Shakespeare. Source: Wikimedia

Carolyne Larrington explores the thematics of British fairy tradition and introduces the ‘Modern Fairies’ project. What are the tales of fairies about? And how did a group of contemporary artists remediate them?

Prof. Carolyne Larrington
Prof. Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature at the University of Oxford, and Co-Investigator on the AHRC sponsored research project ‘Modern Fairies and Loathly Ladies'. This lecture is organised by the Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies (UCMS).

Start date and time
12 November 2019 15:15
End date and time
12 November 2019 17:00