The latest episode of MuggleNet Academia is now released for your listening and academic pleasure. Lesson 19: 'The History Hidden Within Harry Potter' reflects and compares on the history of the Muggle world as it coincides with and within the Hogwarts Saga.
Join the Host of the show, Keith Hawk, and Co-Host John Granger, The Hogwarts Professor and author of The Deathly Hallows Lectures, as we are joined by Professor Nancy Reagin, Professor of History at Pace University and Editor of Harry Potter and History, along with two(2) student guests - Elspeth Gordon-Smith, a student at the University of Glasgow, and Gerardo Alvarez, a history student at Buffalo State.
- Can we put a rest to the comparison of Voldemort and Hitler once and for all, or is this a legitimate argument?
- How important was the Statute of Secrecy to the protection of witches and wizards?
- Do wizards rely on Muggles for inspiration in Engineering and advancement?
- How could Professor Binns have taught History of Magic and made it interesting in the wizarding world?
- AND MUCH MORE!
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Posted by Keith
03-27-2013 at 12:20 AM