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Sunday, January 20 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Fairy Similar: How Some Tropes Seem Universal and How they Differ

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“Cinderella” or a tale clearly similar to it, exists in many different cultures and changes with the times. This panel will take several of the most familiar tales and look at how those exist in cultures around the world—why similar tropes appear as well as how and why the tales differ.

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Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire writes things.  It can be difficult to make her stop, although she’s easily distracted by swamps, corn fields, and traveling carnivals.  She was once lost on a carnival midway for six hours, only to be found happily operating the Ferris wheel.  Her books have been... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm EST
Room 8