A study of the Salem Witch Trials focusing on gaining an in depth knowledge of the actual events of 1692, the role of women in that era, cultural diversity in Salem, and an exploration of the magic that actually may have occurred at the time. We will also explore modern Salem, including the naming of Laurie Cabot as the Witch of Salem and her Grimoire, the current Pagan scene, and the impact of commercialism in Salem.
Instructor: Vicki Rourke, M.A.
Course Dates: Feb 15-Mar 13 2021
Class Meetings: Mondays, 7:00 PM ET
Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies (The American Social Experience (19) by Elaine G. Breslaw.
Book of Shadows by Laurie Cabot, Penny Cabot, and Christopher Penczak. 2015.