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Philosophy and Religious Studies

College of Arts and Humanities

Harry Potter and the Humanities

Harry Potter and the Humanities: Muggle Talk on the Boy Who Lived


Thursday, April 12, 2018
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Black Hall 150 • Free and open to the public
 

What’s the cultural significance of Harry Potter? Since the release of the first novel, 20 years ago, the Harry Potter franchise has found immense popularity, bolstered multifaceted discussions, and attracted a wide audience. The series has also encouraged its readers and patrons to explore the many themes that include cultural meanings and references as well as religious symbols, moral dilemmas, moral motivation, and the framing of heroes and heroines.
Join the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies for Harry Potter and the Humanities: Muggle Talk on the Boy Who Lived, April 12, 2018 in Black Hall, room 150 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This panel discussion will explore the various aspects of the Harry Potter books and films and examine the cultural significance.
Discussants will be CWU professors Matthew Altman, Chair of Philosophy & Religious Studies; Maili Jonas, Department of English, Lexi Renfro, Department of English, Arrington Stoll, Department of Communication, and Lily Vuong, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
This event sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Spring 2018 Colloquium. For more information, contact Cindy Coe at Cynthia.Coe@cwu.edu.

 

 

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