Episode 5 of “Potterversity” analyzes a character who is widely despised but determined to be “perfectly normal, thank you very much.” Why is Vernon Dursley so awful? And is there more to him than meets the eye?
Episode 4 of “Potterversity” tackles the tough issue of violence in “Harry Potter” and its relationship to civilization, both magical and Muggle.
Tison Pugh’s new book “Harry Potter and Beyond” offers an excellent introduction to “Potter” scholarship.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 31: “Books! And Cleverness! The Harry Potter Academic Conference at Chestnut Hill College”
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” attended Chestnut Hill College’s 8th annual Harry Potter Conference, where fandom and academia collide. We’re joined by organizers, presenters, and attendees to reflect on this year’s “Potter” scholarship.
How does “Harry Potter” help us develop empathy, find our voices, and be better teachers? M’Balia Thomas, Rafael Carneiro, and Amy Quirin discuss crossing borders in education on Episode 30 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling”.
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.
Events like the Generic Magic Festival of Roanoke, Virginia, take measures to avoid running afoul of copyright law while celebrating the “Harry Potter” series. How can the fandom navigate potential legal issues?
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...
Last October the first ever Chestertown “Harry Potter” festival took place in Maryland, celebrating everything “Harry Potter” with costume contests, Quidditch, a scavenger hunt, and much more. Well, it has been announced that the festival will take place again this year.