Let’s explore representations of witches across the ages! From Circe to the witch trials to Sabrina, this class will trace the evolution of witches in the western world, with a focus on 20th and 21st century popular culture. In honor of Women's History Month, this class will also pay special attention to what these depictions tell us about the portrayal of women in the media.
Please note: While we're not able provide a beverage for you during class, we encourage students to grab their favorite beverage - alcoholic or non-alcoholic - to enjoy during this virtual happy hour.
This class is appropriate for ages 16+.
This class will take place online through Zoom. Links to Zoom classes will be sent out 1 hour prior to the start of class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.
About the teachers:
Maya Rook is a historian and educator living in Rochester, NY. She holds an MA in American History from the University at Albany and seeks to better understand the human mind and heart through the practice of history. As a college instructor and public speaker, Maya strives to blend critical insight with humor and empathy in her investigations of the past.
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