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Saturday, June 29 • 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Marginalization in Harry Potter

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This roundtable discussion will talk about the marginalized populations within the Wizarding World. The focuses will be on disability, race, gender, and LGBTQ, and the issues surrounding these populations. The discussion will focus on the book portrayals of these characters, or lack thereof. Discussion on issues such as werewolves, giants, Muggles, and age will also be discussed. Come prepared to talk about your opinions on the books stance on these issues.


Speakers
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Krista Domin

Krista Domin is a Ravenclaw, thanks to Pottermore.  She has presented at Leaky in 2011 and 2012.  Krista is a graduate of UCF and holds an MA in Education and English.  Harry Potter kept her sane through grad school.  When not reading or researching she enjoys all crafts, but she focuses on sewing and knitting.  
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Abby Ritter

Abby Ritter is a proud Hufflepuff. She is a music therapy major and loves Harry Potter and Doctor Who. She excels in playing the ukulele and singing.


Saturday June 29, 2013 1:00pm - 2:50pm
C120-122