Alvernia Student Panel
Jodi Radosh, Ph.D., associate director of service-learning and community based research and associate professor of English and communication at Alvernia University is the moderator of this student panel presentation. Dr. Radosh is an advisor for the Alvernia student television program “What’s New at the U.”
Katy Eby, Megan McCue, Jessica Heller, Maria Locicero, Jessica Slavin, and alumnus J. D. Sellgren ’05 give an encore presentation of their panel, which was a highlight event of the 2011 Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
About the Panel
Harry Potter has cast a spell on a generation of readers and movie goers. This panel explores the international sensation of this series in its multi-media forms with specific focus on the books, films, websites, and new theme park to better understand Potter’s appeal.
The panel discusses the themes of tolerance, feminism, truth, friendship, and good versus evil, which are at the core of the Potter series. Is the popularity of this series a result of media marketing or is there truly something magical about the characters and lessons found within the series that has enchanted millions?
Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society.
This event is part of the 2011 Greater Reading Literary Festival at AlverniaStart Date: 10/18/2011
2:00 pmEnd Date: 10/18/2011
4:00 pmLocation: Bernardine Hall Lecture HallPrice: FreeSponsor: Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society