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Sunday, July 10 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Harry Potter and Nazi Propaganda

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This session will be a comparative analysis of the propaganda mediums used in Nazi Germany and those used in the Harry Potter novels. By analyzing how fascist political propaganda influenced antisemitism in Nazi Germany, comparisons will be made as to how fascist political propaganda influenced blood purity laws in the magical world.


Carolyn Barishman

A lifelong Harry Potter fan, I have always known my future would be exploring Harry Potter in academia. After finishing a degree in English at Virginia Tech I packed up all of my Potter collectibles and headed out to Colorado State to earn a Masters in Adolescent Fantasy Fiction... Read More →

Sunday July 10, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Del Mar II
  • Type Lecture
  • Theme Wizarding World: Its Social Problems, Material Culture, and Real-World Parallels