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Mythcon 35 – July/August 2004

Mythcon 35

Bridges to Other Worlds:
Thirty-five Years of Mythopoeic Scholarship

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

For thirty-five summers, the Mythopoeic Society has celebrated mythopoeic scholarship at its annual conference. It has fostered the development of this discipline, and has encouraged many persons in their academic endeavors. This milestone conference will examine the quality, the depth and breadth of mythopoeic scholarship as it has developed since Mythcon I, both within the Society and in academia in general.


Guests of Honor

Neil Gaiman, Author

  • Winner of the 1999 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, Stardust
  • Finalist for the MFA (Adult): Neverwhere (1998) and American Gods (2002)
  • Finalist for 2003 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature, Coraline
  • Guest of Honor Speech

Charles Huttar, Scholar

  • Twice winner of the Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies: Word and Story in C.S. Lewis (1992), The Rhetoric of Vision: Essays on Charles Williams (1997)


Registration for Mythcon 35 is now closed.

  • $60 – Full Conference – Society Members
  • $70 – Full Conference – Non-members
  • $40 – One-Day


The thirty-fifth annual Mythopoeic Conference will be held in Ann Arbor, in the University of Michigan’s historic Michigan League building. Mythcon members will appreciate the academic atmosphere of the UM campus and the casual, easy-going style of Ann Arbor’s State Street neighborhood. With housing in the North Campus Holiday Inn, conferees will enjoy complete and relaxing accommodations.

For a closer look at our conference facilities, visit

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For more information about Mythcon 35, contact the conference co-chairs:

Marion VanLoo at
Judith Kollmann at