Event:  A Dimpled Chin and a Devil Within: Folk Magic and Body Lore with Cory Thomas Hutcheson

This class introduces magical body lore to the folk magician looking to  explore new areas of enchantment. We’ll look at the history and folklore of the human body, including the uses of moles for divination, hair in  magical charms or funerary jewelry, or even the folk traditions  surrounding corpses. We’ll hear stories of witch marks and bleeding  toes, and of the magical destinies connected with birthmarks, cauls, and  more.

Date: 08/06/2022
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Salem Witchcraft and Folklore Festival
Website: https://www.salemwitchfest.com/event-details/a-dimpled-chin-and-a-devil-within-folk-magic-and-body-lore-with-cory-thomas-hutcheson

About Cory Thomas Hutcheson

Cory Thomas Hutcheson (Central Pennsylvania) is the cohost of the popular podcast New World Witchery. He has a doctorate in American Studies with specializations in folklore, religion, and ethnicity from Penn State. He is a ...