Phantastic Beasts and When to Find Them: Harry Potter and Medieval Bestiaries (Virtual)

Saturday, November 5, 2022-Saturday, November 12, 2022

2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Two Sessions


The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description
Phoenixes and basilisks and dragons, oh my! This two-session class explores the rich history behind the many magical and non-magical creatures that inhabit the world of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter.

Through an analysis of medieval bestiaries, we discover how fantastical beasts have shaped religious and popular culture for a millennia.

Two sessions. $130/$117. Led by Emilie Brinkman, PhD.

Registration Fees

Registration is $130

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).

Contact Us
The Adult Education is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Email is the best form of contact: You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.