Burning Harry Potter and Other Ways of Misreading Fantasy - January 21st 2019 at 5:30pm

Published: 5 December 2018

A public lecture by Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Fantasy, Brian Attebery (Idaho State University) at Glasgow University.

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A public lecture by Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Fantasy, Brian Attebery (Idaho State University) at Glasgow University.

Professor of English at Idaho State University, and editor of the prestigious Journal of the Fantastic in ArtsProfessor Attebery has written three key monographs on fantasy as well as numerous other books, articles and essays. His work has played a crucial role in establishing some of the main theoretical and critical tools for analysing fantasy.

The School of Critical Studies at Glasgow boasts the world’s first MLitt programme on Fantasy, established by Dr Rob Maslen in 2015. The Fantasy research hub includes experts on a wide range of fantasy and fantastic narratives, including Dr Rob MaslenDr Dimitra FimiDr Rhys Williams, and Dr Matt Sangster. Professor Attebery’s visiting professorship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, will strengthen the fantasy community and research culture at Glasgow.

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First published: 5 December 2018