Fantasy, Fairy Tales and the (Non) Human

A SWINC Workshop

28th June 2017


50 George Square 2.03


Keynote: John Plotz (Brandeis University)

‘World Without Us: The Problem of the Nonhuman in fin-de-siècle Fantasy’

Other speakers:

  • Sarah Dunnigan (University of Edinburgh): ‘Transfigurations: Hogg and the Spiritualised Fairy Tale’
  • Rebecca Langworthy (University of Aberdeen): ‘The Tales at the Heart of the Tale: Scottish Sources in George MacDonald’s Phantastes
  • Anna Vaninskaya (University of Edinburgh): ‘Tolkien and Death’

For further information and to register please email