A Cultural History of Animal Predators and Human Fear

Barber Institute Lecture Theatre
Wednesday 6 March 2019 (14:30-17:00)

All are welcome and refreshments will be provide.


Art History, Curating and Visual Studies Research Event

2.30 – Welcome
2.35 – Laura Gelfand (York Fulbright/Utah State University) ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? And Why?’
3.20 – tea break
3.40 – Megan Cavell (UoB) 'Animal Invaders in Early Medieval England'.
4.00 –Samuel Shaw (Leicester) ‘No Fear (Within the Frame): Picturing Animals in the Early 19th Century'.
4.20 – Franziska Schenk (BCU), an artist’s response, ‘Prey and Predators in fairy tales: a contemporary perspective’.  
4.40 – panel discussion and questions

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