Episode 23 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” examines the “Harry Potter” films as adaptations, considering screenplays, directing, casting, acting, and how they relate to the beloved books.
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“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” gave us a lot to unpack. Episode 20 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” dives into the criticism, mysteries, allusions, and symbolism of the latest film.
The Marauders are some of the most beloved and controversial characters in the “Harry Potter” series. Episode 19 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” takes an in-depth look at these troublemakers.
Join host Katy McDaniel and expert guest John Granger as they speak to Brett Fish of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville about how J.K. Rowling uses techniques from detective fiction and ring composition to create compelling and ultimately satisfying mysteries.
Join host Katy McDaniel and guest expert Emily Strand as they talk with author and wizard activist Caitlin Elizabeth Harper about the meaning of Quidditch – the sport from Queerditch Marsh – for the “Harry Potter” series. We look at the social and cultural value of the game in the wizarding world.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 14: “Lighting Up ‘Strike’ – ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Cormoran Strike'”
Catch up on the latest “Cormoran Strike” analysis before the release of the fourth novel in the series on September 18! With guests Dr. Karen Kebarle and Dr. Louise Freeman, Katy and John examine the connections between the “Harry Potter” series and the first three “Cormoran Strike” novels.
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...
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...