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Saturday, July 9 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Teaching Harry Potter in the College Classroom

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This lecture will reflect on my experience teaching Harry Potter as part of a seminar for undergraduate honors students this past semester called "Fantasy and Social Values" which looked at how fantasy literature and film franchises both shape and are shaped by the values those who consume them. It will discuss what worked and what didn't, and things that the audience might try in teaching students how to reflect on all things Potter.

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Gareth Fisher

Gareth Fisher is an associate professor of religion and anthropology at Syracuse University. Under various aliases in the fandom, he has produced novel-length fanfics, captained two HPEF Quidditch cup-winning teams, and delivered three convention lectures. Fantasy and Social Values... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Del Mar I
  Academic
  • Type Lecture
  • Theme Pedagogy and HP in the Classroom