Aired: April 21, 2018

Muggles Abroad

Tourists walk along a studio of Diagon Alley. Image credit: Gary Bembridge Licensed by CC by 2.0.

  • The Book That Lived (13 min.)

    With: Alicia DeFonzo (Old Dominion University)

    An English professor who loves the Harry Potter books brings a few lucky students each year to London to visit the magical sites from the fantasy series.

  • Women in Westeros (15 min.)

    With: Matthew Gabriele (Virginia Tech)

    Is there any truth in the fantasy world of Game of Thrones? A look at how the women of Westeros gain and lose power in that fictional world of dragons and warfare.

  • Outside Hollywood (24 min.)

    With: L. Roi Boyd, III (Virginia State University)

    When segregation and Jim Crow locked African Americans out of Hollywood, the first independent film industry was born.



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