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Bloodedness: In the Veins of JK Rowling's New Cultural Racism
Saturday, July 14, 2012
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bloodedness: In the Veins of JK Rowling's New Cultural Racism (50 minutes), Selina Souza - The Harry Potter books reach out to people—immune to cultural, linguistic, and geographical boundaries. However, beneath the surface of a happy-go-lucky boy wizard who manages to thwart a dark lord, there lies a world of bigotry and hate: a world of racism. How does J. K. Rowling manage to handle such a dark theme in a children's book? What is her point and purpose in showing racism?