Talks from Alice Huxley, Amy Blakemore, Nancy Caciola and more, under the themes 'Urban', 'Rome' and 'Placing the dead'.
'Magic and the Sense of Place' Conference Day 3, Saturday 15 July 2022.
Session 7: Urban
Alice Huxley, ‘Before Barrie: Eighteenth-Century Fairies in Kensington Garden’
Todd Borlik, ‘Malaria and Maleficium in The Witch of Edmonton’
Amy Blakemore, novelist
Ellen Kushner, writer
Session 8: Rome
Leia Tilley, ‘Free From Ancient Fears’: Deciphering Ritual Associations Of Plant Remains At Traprain Law, Iron Age hillfort.
Laura Glover, ‘The restless dead of ancient Rome’
Delia Sherman, writer
Maria Dahvana Headley, novelist and translator, ‘Undoing Vergil’s Aeneid’
Session 9: Placing the dead
Finale: Nancy Caciola, ‘Learning from Folk Horror’