Monday, February 4, 2013

What we did this weekend!

Discussion topics from the weekend of Feb. 1-2:
  • Childhood Resilience (Hawaii Longitudinal Study and Harry Potter)
  • Real and Fictional Orphans (the Romanian Orphans, Harry, and Tom Riddle)
  • Harry as Fairy Tale Prince, Real Boy, and Archetypal Hero
  • JKR's Harvard commencement speech (the Value of Failure and "Imagination")
  • Attachment Styles at Hogwarts
  • "The Function of Fiction is the Abstraction and Simulation of Social Experience"
  • Emotions, Temperament, and the Courageous Harry Potter (Emotional Intelligence)
  • Religious Themes in Harry Potter
  • Dealing with Grief and Trauma in Fiction and Real Life
  • Handling Fame: Harry Potter and Dan Radcliffe

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