Spreading the word: The dangerous power and magic of memetic tales
Being an amateur of memetics, evolutionary anthropology, philosophy and cognitive science, Jack Zipes will address the importance of words in tales. This presentation will discuss why and how interdisciplinary thinking, in addition to not being an expert, can aid folklorists and other interested scholars explain the inexplicable. A round-table discussion will follow.
With funding support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.