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QuadCast: What are the origins of Halloween?

October 28, 2016
MELIORA carved into a jackolantern
Emil Homerin

Professor Emil Homerin. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

It’s time for ghosts, ghouls, and goblins. Halloween is a staple in American culture, but what are the origins of the holiday? Emil Homerin, professor of religion, discusses Halloween’s roots in mysticism with student host Nick Bruno in this episode of the University of Rochester QuadCast.

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Category: Society & Culture