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The Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University
UNSUITABLE #33: Re-Mixing a Legend: Young Adult Fantasy Fiction, Arthurian Legend, and Southern Black Girl Magic with Tracy Deonn
Join us on Zoom for a conversation with Tracy Deonn, New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King award-winning author of LEGENDBORN. Deonn will talk about her 21st-century reimagining of Arthurian legends on a college campus in North Carolina, the rich research that went into writing the novel, and what identity studies and modern storytelling have to do with a medieval legend. Find her online at

Support for this event comes from the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the Department of History, Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies, African and African American Studies, and the David L. Paletz Call for Innovative Course Enhancements at Duke University.

Mar 22, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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