Harry Potter Meets the Last Jedi: Adolescents and Mentors

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Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Holley Ulbrich. Our kids, and many of our adults, get their values and conduct their search for truth and meaning in a lot of places. One of those places is popular culture. Along with sex and violence, some kinds of popular culture; convey good role models and positive values packaged in ways that speak to adolescents--and their mentors. The Harry Potter series and Star Wars have been important in doing just that. What are the lessons from these two series for adolescents, young adults--and their mentors?