In rural Malawi, it is rumored that sorcerers use special magic charms (mgoneko) to seduce women as they sleep at night. In 2005, fear rose to a high level when secondary school girls began reporting mass attacks.
Matt Kaplan (Science Correspondent, The Economist, and 2014-15 Knight Fellow, M.I.T.) will give a talk on "The Pathology of Werewolves and Vampires" on April 15 at 5.00, followed by refreshments, in The Kates Room, Warren House.
Henrik Williams (Uppsala University). Recently awarded the Rudbeck medal for his ground-breaking work in runology, Prof. Williams will discuss some perhaps unexpected human activities recorded in runic inscriptions.