In this academic lesson, we talk about “Harry Potter” as a literary artifact and how we can use the series to help aspiring writers become better at their craft. WebBloggers C.S. Plotter and Christine Frazier join us for this great lesson. Enjoy the show!
“MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 46: “Saving All of Our Galleons, Sickles, and Knuts for the Upcoming Releases”
In this academic lesson, we take a look at the upcoming wizarding world releases and content and discuss the shadow that hangs over the material. Joining us are returning guests Professor Janet Batchler of USC and recent graduate Amy Hogan. Enjoy the show!
“MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 45: “District 9 3/4 – Harry Potter and the Hunger Games: Critical Insights”
In this academic lesson, a critical insight to the widely popular “Hunger Games” series by Suzanne Collins. On the surface, the stories could not be more different: One is contemporary school boy Gothic with a rich undercurrent of humor and satire, while the other is dystopian fiction and almost unfailingly grim. Find out why they are more similar than at first glance.
Once again, the “MuggleNet Academia” team of host Keith Hawk, managing editor for MuggleNet, and co-host John Granger, the Hogwarts Professor, brings our fans the latest in academic discussions within the Hogwarts saga. In this lesson, we discuss a wizarding world tsunami of new material and other work from “Harry Potter” author J. K. Rowling and whether or not we should consider these storylines as part of the “Potter” canon.
Once again, the MuggleNet Academia team of Host Keith Hawk, Managing Editor for MuggleNet, and Co-Host John Granger, The Hogwarts Professor, brings our fans the latest in academic discussions within the Hogwarts Saga. In this lesson, we discuss the recent cinematic release of the Divergent Series: Allegiant with special emphasis on the similarities and contrasts between Veronica Roth’s written material and Lionsgate’s cinematic journey.
You can now download and enjoy “MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 42: “Pottermore’s Sorting Hat: The Dark Triad Dirty Dozen,” which discusses the Pottermore Sorting Quiz by J.K. Rowling and what the resultant House assignment really tells about you and your personality. Enjoy the show!
“Star Wars” Fans: “MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 41: “Lightsabers and Wands” is NOW Available for Download
You can now download and enjoy “MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 41: “Lightsabers and Wands,” which discusses the global phenomenon “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and its comparisons and contrasts to the “Harry Potter” series. Enjoy the show!