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‘Celtic Fantasy: A Round-Table Discussion’

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On 2 May, 2017, the Centre welcomed Robert Maslen, Geraldine Parsons, and Thomas Clancy (University of Glasgow) to host a Celtic Fantasy Round-Table Discussion. In this seminar, each of the lecturers had chosen an early medieval text to compare and contrast with a modern fantasy novel which had been based on medieval stories. Both the… Continue reading

‘”The Political Imagination”: Irish Fantasy Writers and the Easter Rising’

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On 15 March, 2016, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies welcomed Rob Maslen to discuss ‘”The Political Imagination”: Irish Fantasy Writers and the Easter Rising.’ Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Rob Maslen began by explaining that the aim of this paper was to explore the concept of fantasy writing as a… Continue reading