College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

EFL Faculty Gives Harry Potter Talks

Dr. Melissa D. Aaron Lectures on Fantastic Beasts

Dr. Melissa D. Aaron gave an invited lecture on Fantastic Beasts: Harry Potter and the Medieval Bestiary at the Dallas Museum of Art, in connection with their exhibition Art And Nature in the Middle Ages, on March 17, 2017. Dr. Aaron, who teaches ENG 327: Harry Potter as Literary and Cultural Studies, has also given talks based on Harry Potter at the University of Lincoln-Nebraska. Her specialty in Harry Potter studies is fantastic beasts, especially werewolves.


Dr. Aaron talks on a stage in front of a projected slide with medieval beasts on it

Dr. Aaron lecturing at the Dallas Museum of Art


Dr. Aaron with Scarborough Renaissance Fair actors

Dr. Aaron (bottom row, second from left) with Scarborough Renaissance Fair actors at the Dallas Museum of Art