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Scholars present on literary fairy tales, March 30, 31

The enduring popularity of the literary fairy tale will be explored during a conference Friday and Saturday, March 30-31, in McCormick 101. The event, "Considering the Kunstmdrchen: The History and Development of Literary Fairy Tales," will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Experts will present papers focusing on the genre's origins in the 17th century to its contemporary forms. In addition, three original films from Davenport Films will be screened. The conference is being sponsored by the Cotsen Children's Library.

There is a $25 registration fee ($10 for students). For more information, contact Eric Johnson at or 258-1148; or visit the conference Web site at .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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