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Em Rademaker


Participates in 1 Session
Em Rademaker currently works as a Specialist Coordinator for the University of Texas at Arlington. They hold a Bachelor of Arts in German and Classical Civilization and a Masters of Public Administration. Em's research interests include comparative mythology, historiography, and historical linguistics. They have worked in public administration for the past 5 years, specifically with minority populations. In their personal life, Em enjoys music, travel, and exploring the wide wilderness with their dog, Ranma.

Sessions in which Em Rademaker participates

Friday 9 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM CDT - 3:00 PM CDT | 1 hour
Influences on the Series

The Magi, Pagans, Vodousists, Celtic Druids, Wiccans, and many other groups have long had associations with curious lingual expressions and the mysterious power behind them. In this lecture, we will examine the linguistic roots of specific incantations, what it takes to produce magic beyond the spells, and the cultural diaspora of magical language in history. Participants will be able to engage in theorizing and reflection on how they encounter magical words in the Harry Potter Univers...

Em Rademaker