Harry Potter fans will be excited to learn that Author JK Rowling's masterpiece continues to live on in of all places, an American university.
California State University: San Marcos is offering a new course that explores the worlds and characters who revolved around The Boy Who Lived.
The objectives of this program:
-Explore and experience through travel the cultural and historical locations in England and Scotland that inspired the Harry Potter series
-Identify and assess the similarities and differences between the novels and films and the ways in which each drew inspiration from cultural sites in Great Britain.
-Identify and assess the similarities and differences between the novels and films and the ways in which each drew inspiration from cultural sites in Great Britain
-Develop critical thinking skills about complex social issues relating to inequality, race, and gender within the context of contemporary Great Britain
"If you grew up fascinated by the magical world of Harry Potter, this program is for you!" the Program Overview continues. "Through a combination of travel, experiential learning and academic investigation, this course will explore the locations that inspired the Harry Potter novels and films."
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 Summer Program.