Damsels in Redress

Byrne, E. (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


As part of the conference panel on witchcraft, I delivered a paper on the Witches of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, exploring how the character of Esme Weatherwax in particular reclaims and subverts feminine power through her control of magic.
Period07 Apr 201708 Apr 2017
Event typeConference
LocationBelfast, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionRegional


  • Witches
  • Fairytales
  • Discworld
  • Feminism
  • Literature
  • Myth
  • popular culture
  • Witchcraft