Are you a Harry Potter Pilgrim? If you’ve journeyed to Platform 9 ¾, to a coffee shop in which J.K. Rowling wrote parts of the series, or to sites used in the Harry Potter...
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Fan Worlds Are Colliding! Star Wars fan and Harry Potter scholar Emily Strand (Instructor in Comparative Religions at Mount Carmel College of Nursing) joins Katy and John to talk about the connections between these...
Have you seen “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” yet? On this episode, our guests discuss their thoughts on the play.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 9: “’Harry Potter’ and the Prisoner of the Academy: Reading ‘Harry Potter’ as Serious Literature”
Have you ever had to sit someone down and explain to them why “Harry Potter” isn’t just a children’s book? We have. This month’s episode of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” may give you some great arguments to use next time you run into this issue.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 7: “The Beast Within: Chiasmus and Ring Composition in ‘Fantastic Beasts'”
Can J.K. Rowling’s storytelling structure tell us what will happen in future “Fantastic Beasts” films?
Hosts Katy and John took full advantage of the scholars available at the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Conference and recorded an episode.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 5: “Writing Magic: New Insights from Lev Grossman’s Interview with J.K. Rowling in 2005”
In this episode, we talk with special guest Lev Grossman, a book critic and fantasy writer, about his interview with Rowling just before “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” hit the bookstores.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 4: “Amy H. Sturgis: Fantasy, Imagination, and Indigenous Futurism”
In this month’s episode, we discuss the way Native Americans are represented in J.K. Rowling’s writing.