Generation Hex

They grew up together, if in two different worlds, the boy wizard and a generation of college students. The darkest of Dark Arts, they say, couldn't keep them from diving into Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final book in the series, on July 21. Lucky for them, they won't need a "time-turner" to hold on to the magic.

Universities across the country are adding Harry Potter to the curriculum in a variety of disciplines — English, philosophy, Latin,