Mythcon 2014

Mythcon 45 is the scholarly conference of the Mythopoeic Society at Wheaton College in Norton, MA, happening August 8th-11th. This year’s guests are author Ursula Vernon and Tolkien scholar Richard C. West.

Fantasy literature does not fit comfortably into any scheme. Both old and new, traditional and innovative, popular and elite, mainstream and esoteric, escapist and engaged, high-tech and anti-technology, fantasy defies definitions and transcends categories, dramatizing the incompleteness of our understanding of our own imaginations. At Mythcon 45 we will discuss the place of fantasy in our culture, our institutions, and our hearts.

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