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Folklore and Mythology Around the World

Saturday, November 2, 2002

8:30 - 9:00 - Coffee Reception & Welcome

9:00 - 10:00 - Tales of Durga: Indian Warrior Goddess and Slayer of Demons
Karline Mclain, Department of Asian Studies

10:00 -10:15 - Q & A

10:15 - 10:30 - Break

10:30 - 11:30 - Coming of Age Stories in the Arabian Nights
Samer Ali, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

11:30 - 11:45 - Q & A

CATERED LUNCH

1:00 - 2:00 - Mictlan of the Aztec
Helene Garcia de Astorga, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

2:00 - 2:15 - Q & A

2:15 - 2:30 - Break

2:30 - 3:30 - Dracula's Slavic Origins: The History, Myth, and Reality of the Vampire
Tom Garza, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

3:30 - 3:45 - Q & A

3:45 - 4:00 - Evaluations & Wrap-Up

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