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The Big Why Panel: Contemporary Folktale Retellings meet Humanities

Presented by Story Crossroads at Online/Virtual Space, Online/Virtual UT

Dec 11 2021
The Big Why Panel: Contemporary Folktale Retellings meet Humanities

Enjoy this academic discussion with panelists Dr. Janice Del Negro and Megan Wells, MFA, and ask questions in real-time about contemporary folktale retellings and its relation to the Humanities.

Each panelist has 25 minutes to delve into their expertise on Contemporary Folktale Retellings followed by 40 minutes dedicated to questions determined ahead of time as well as questions in the moment from attendees through YouTube at Focus with the Humanities: Folklore/Folklife, Communications – Interpretation as well as Ethics (Cultural Appropriation).


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While registration is not required, if you wish for reminders and/or to donate to Story Crossroads, you can go to You can see our past The Big Why focused on historical storytelling and Humanities on the Story Crossroads YouTube channel at by scrolling down.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Enjoy a hint of the panelists with The Big Why Panel on December 11, 2021.


Online/Virtual Space

Online/Virtual, UT 00000

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    • Sign Language

We will have American Sign Language as part of the virtual stream. People can type in their questions with the YouTube stream in real-time for the panelists.

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