Who Gets To Be The Hero?

GEEK: Fantasy (Harding)

Friday October 18, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Much of folktales and myths have revolved around European storytelling, leaving vast segments of readers out of the stories they are experiencing. But who else gets to be the hero? The panel will discuss folktales and myths from outside a European context and delve into what it means when members of other communities get to see themselves as the hero in the tale.