Prof Jack Zipes Lecture: A Second Glance at Red Riding Hood’s Trials and Tribulations

A 75-minute talk on the film adaptation of fairy tales, its aesthetic dimensions, and its social and political significance

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This event took place 12:55pm - 1:15pm Wednesday October 9th, 2013

The George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling is delighted to welcome Prof Jack Zipes to present a lecture revisiting his groundbreaking work on film and fairy tales.  Jack Zipes is Professor Emeritus of German at the University of Minnesota and has previously held professorships at New York University, the University of Munich, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Florida. In addition to his scholarly work, he is an active storyteller in public schools and has worked with children's theatres in France, Germany, Canada, and the United States. In 1997 he founded a storytelling and creative drama program, Neighborhood Bridges, in collaboration with the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis that is still thriving in the elementary schools of the Twin Cities.     Addimission to this event is free. Please email: [email protected]  

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