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Saturday, June 29 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
S.P.E.W. vs. Dumbledore's Army: How We Respond to Injustice

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Hermione may have been the brains behind both S.P.E.W. and the D.A., but their methods are vastly different. We will examine how the Harry Potter series represents these movements, and how complex social issues are handled in other fictional worlds like the DC Universe, Hunger Games, and Doctor Who.


Maggie Brevig

Maggie read her first Harry Potter book at a football game when she was 13. With a Master of Social Work and a thirst for macro-level social justice worthy of a Gryffindor, Maggie is a fundraiser for a non-profit lobby in Washington, D.C. (better known as Nuns on the Bus). In... Read More →

Saturday June 29, 2013 4:00pm - 4:50pm