Why are scholars getting together to discuss Potterdom?
According to Andrew Schutz, associate professor at St. Thomas University, "that's the one thing modern theory has done, for better or worse...It describes everything as worthy of study. The breaking down of barriers between popular culture and high culture is the first step on that route."
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With great forsight, the conference planners scheduled a mock trial of Severus Snape long in advance, presumably on charges of being a Death Eater. But after the events of the recent book the trial was bumped up to a murder case. Last night the jury handed down it's verdict of...click here to find out!