EPISODE 187 - Representation Shortcomings in Harry Potter (Part 1)
w/ Delia Gallegos & Michael Harle

 

Delia Gallegos (@deliaistyping) & Michael Harle (@Lupinpatronus) explain some of the areas in which the Harry Potter series fell short in terms of representation through the use of stereotypes and imperfect metaphors. Topics include: secret conventions, Dean’s absentee father, redlining, Cho’s mistreatment, Kinsley’s last name, Angelina Johnson, Afrofuturism, gaslighting, SPEW, white knights, Jar Jar Binks, minstrel shows, and more!

 

Rachel Rostad's To J. K. Rowling From Cho Chang

PBS' It's Lit

Hogwarts BSU

 

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