Ad Astra 2016

Toronto, Ontario, 29th April to 1st May 2016

When

29th April to 1st May 2016 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

Website: Ad Astra 2016

Where

Sheraton Parkway North Toronto Hotel and Suites
9005 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 1B2
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April 29, 2016, 9:00 pm

Cropsey Slender Man and the Angels of Mons: the Roots of Religion and Folklore

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Fantasy and even SF have been influenced by folklore and legend, and the processes that generate monsters and heroes have not stopped. From Cargo Cults to wartime angels, from Urban Legends manifesting as reality to Internet creations inspiring killers, we look at the ongoing processes of mythmaking and how they might inspire and influence contemporary writers.

Hall: Newmarket Track: Storytelling and Literature Type: Panel

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