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2016: Celebrating Another Harmony: South Asian Folklore In The 21st Century


03/14/2016

On Friday, April 8th and Saturday, April 9th, 2016, the annual Folklore & Mythology Symposium will be "Celebrating Another Harmony: South Asian Folklore in the 21st Century"!

Friday evening, April 8th, at 6:00 pm, Margaret Mills (Professor Emerita, Ohio State University) will deliver the keynote address, in the Barker Center, Room 133.

Saturday, April 9th, will start at 9:00 am, with four panels throughout the day

http://folkmyth.fas.harvard.edu/celebrating-another-harmony-south-asian-folklore-21st-century

(Cement image of Ravana (protagonist of the Ramayana) looking on as an effigy of himself is being burnt at the end of the Ramlila, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, October 2014.  Photo by Joyce Flueckiger.)



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