Lists of wondrous creatures go all the way back to ancient times. Learn about the Medieval European "Book of Beasts" and how this thousand-year-old tradition can give us new perspectives on Newt Scamander and even Harry Potter himself. Join Dr. Sarah Downey from the California University of Pennsylvania to discover the historical medieval era monsters that inspired the creatures of J. K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
For older teens and adults. Registration required.