Worlds of Fantasy: Genre Speaker's Series "Fantasy Film and the Vision of the Mythic Self"

Main Library

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Join fantasy filmmakers Kynan Griffin, Jason Faller, and John Lyde for a discussion of the inspiration of the fantasy film genre, how it shapes our sense of self, and where it can take us. After the discussion, stay for a Q&A examining what its like to film in the fantasy realm.

"Fantasy Film and the Vision of the Mythic Self" with Kynan Griffin, Jason Faller, and John Lyde--Lecture, Level 4 Conference Room
2-3pm
Speaker's Workshop, Level 4 Conference Room
3-5pm

This series of discussions will be be hosted by Dr. Alf Seegert, from the University of Utah department of English. Seegert's research focuses on "cybercultural ecologies," examining the interpenetrating relationships between nature, virtuality, and narratives as represented in literature, film, and new media. His current research focuses specifically on the role of the Fantastic in relation to virtuality and nature.

The Fantasy Genre Speaker Series is Funded by The Utah Humanities Council.

Location: Main Library L4 Conference Room

Contact Information: (801) 524-8200