Community Lecture Series Presents: Witchcraft and Witch Hunts in Literature

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  • Rebecca Stephens (English)
    From Shakespeare’s Macbeth to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, witchcraft has been a popular motif in literature, but why is the witch such an enduring figure? One explanation explored in this discussion is the connection between depictions of witchcraft and the social fears of the cultures that surround a selection of literary texts.

Community Lecture Series Presents: Witchcraft and Witch Hunts in Literature