Harrisburg ProgramSaturday, October 23

62-03 Historical and Political Analysis of Folk Narrative

Saturday, October 23, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Harrisburg Ballroom: Lebanon/York

This live event will not be recorded.


Chair: Michael J. Bell (Independent, retired)

10:30 am
The Dragon of Wantley: A Tale of Many Genres
M. Lee Alexander (William & Mary)

11:00 am
Tradition, Environment, and Politics in Armenian Folktale Cycle “Hazaran Blbul” (Thousand-Voiced Nightingale)
Gohar Melikyan (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Academy of Sciences of Armenia)

11:30 am
The Talmud Trial of 1240: Aggadah, Blasphemy, and the Folkloric Construction of the Jew in the High Middle Ages
Michael J. Bell (Independent, retired)

Assembled Panel