For some, 31 October, Halloween is celebrated as the Witches’ New Year, still acknowledged as a powerful spiritual milestone.
The witch has held a place firmly in our imagination for centuries. Driven to pop-culture heights on platforms like TikTok and Instagram, ‘witchtok’ is captivating audiences worldwide with 30 billion souls investing themselves into this historical and modern-day phenomenon.
Join us, on witches-eve, as we delve into this fascinating topic. Let us consider, why and how The Witch is such a key figure in folklore and fairy tales on both the big screen and in books. Let’s explore the history of witches, their persecution throughout the ages and their portrayal in film, media and literature. And why are crystals, tarot readings and witchcraft Magik once again becoming a form of feminist resistance?
Our topics of discussion will provide you with an insight into the modules studied on that degree.
We will be joined by academic guests from the following subject areas:
- Film and Media