There now exists a generation who have grown up in a culture thoroughly permeated by Harry Potter, from the books to the movies and beyond. Now that the series has come to a close, it is time to take stock: how exactly has this generation of new adults been shaped and constructed by the cultural zeitgeist that is the Harry Potter universe? What future is there for Harry Potter studies? Are we still in the Harry Potter Age, or have we entered a Post-Potter age?
We seek essays of 6,000 - 7,000 words for this collection that address the idea of a Harry Potter Generation broadly, with perspectives including fan studies, pedagogy, and traditional theoretical lenses.
Possible themes might include, but are not limited to: