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The Salem Witch Trials
Wednesday October 18, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
“The devil came to me and bid me serve him.” These words of confession sparked the Salem witch trials in 1692, igniting a series of accusations, interrogations, and executions that continue to entrance people to this day.
In this hybrid class, led by a cultural historian with ancestral ties to the Salem witch crisis, you’ll dive into the details of these fascinating trials, as well as consider how the story of Salem and portrayal of witches has developed over the past three centuries.
In-Person Option: Sliding Scale $20-40
Zoom Option: Sliding Scale $10-20
Meet Your Teacher:
Maya Rook is a cultural historian, college educator, and yoga instructor. Not only the creator of Firefly Studio, Maya also offers conversations around cultural history through Illusory Time that include explorations into a range of popular and obscure historical topics. Participants have described Maya’s approach as welcoming, vibrant, creative, playful, humorous, delightful, informative, and fun. After attending a session with Maya, you will walk away with new knowledge, a deeper connection to yourself and others, and some fresh perspective in how you view the world around you.