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Accio Politics! A Harry Potter Podcast

Jun 11, 2018

Erin and Adri are joined by none other than Luke and Melissa from The Podcast that Must not Be Named. They talk about canon (what counts, what doesn't), the movie adaptations, growing up with the fandom, and being bookworms. This is part 1 of a series. For the second part in this discussion, hop on over to...


Jun 4, 2018

Adri and Erin discuss perception in its many forms in chapter 6, “Talons and Tea Leaves,” of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling. Erin is super psyched about this episode because it’s when we first meet one Professor Trelawney. Adri is less so, but she is rolling with it. Today’s episode on...


May 28, 2018

Join us as we discuss policing and those terrifying dementors on chapter 5, “The Dementor” of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling. Dementors are cloaked in darkness and this means we could assign any face to their terrifying demeanor, which made us think of uniforms and how these can render...


May 21, 2018

Adri and Erin discuss the politics of youth and agency in Chapter 4, “The Leaky Cauldron” of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling. We discuss agency and how Harry and the trio are allowed to engage with the wizarding world on their own terms, sometimes to disastrous consequences. This politic...


May 14, 2018

Adri and Erin discuss the politics of wizarding transportation in Chapter 3, “The Knight Bus” of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling. What modes of transportation are available to the wizarding public? This made us think about the future of transportation and what that means for public...