This talk looks at the way traditional stories have been used in cultures around the world to support the act of healing from physical illness or emotional trauma.
Come learn about the darker themes that lie deep at the core of familiar fairy tales -- and how, when we're lost in the Deep Dark Woods, such stories can light the way.
Terri Windling is a writer and folklorist whose books have won multiple awards and been published around the world. She is on the board of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales & Fantasy at the University of Chichester, and she delivered the 4th Annual Tolkien Lecture at Oxford University this year.
Please note that the talk is for adults and mature teens; it is not suitable for children.