The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Join us for Wizard School at COSI After Dark!
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Columbus, OH

Join us for Wizard School at COSI After Dark!

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good”

When is Harry Potter’s rule-breaking merely mischief, and when is it principled rebellion? Enjoy appetizers, sip a drink and listen to Ohio State Associate Professor Emerita Beth Sutton-Ramspeck discuss creative rule-breaking in Harry Potter. After the reception, explore COSI After Dark to discover your own magic.

Thursday, June 9

OSUAA Private Reception: 6:30–8 p.m. ET
Ohio State Event Program: 7–7:30 p.m. ET
COSI After Dark: 7–10 p.m. ET

333 W. Board St.
Columbus, OH 43215


The closest parking to COSI is the City of Columbus’ underground garage, managed by LAZ Parking. Discounted underground garage parking is $5 for COSI Members and the General Public.


The registration cost is $20 per attendee.

Beth Sutton-Ramspeck, Associate Professor Emerita of English

From 2008 until her retirement in 2020, Dr. Sutton-Ramspeck taught an annual Harry Potter course on the Lima campus. She is the author of Harry Potter and Resistance (forthcoming from Routledge press). The author of Raising the Dust: Literary Housekeeping in the Writings of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sarah Grand, and Mary Ward (Ohio University Press), and editor of three novels, she has published numerous articles and presented at conferences about Victorian literature and about Harry Potter.


Register online or by phone at 800-762-5646 or 614-292-2281. The registration deadline is Monday, May 30.

Please note, you will be required to show a state-issued photo ID verifying minimum age of 21 to attend COSI After Dark.


Please contact Rileigh Hageman at