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Friday, June 28 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Pay No Attention to the “Stuff” Behind the Curtain

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Fans of certain franchises, such as Harry Potter, always want more. Corporate giants like Warner Brothers are always glad to give it to them – for a price. Along the way, people can get caught up in the hype. Using the Core Principles developed NAMLE, participants in this interactive presentation will explore and discuss questions that can help fans and consumers of all levels examine how the merchandise may distort the message.


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Cathy Leogrande

Cathy Leogrande is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. She first came to the HP world as a parent, and she watched her son’s literacy skills grow under J.K. Rowling’s spell. She used her experiences to develop and teach Harry Potter: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, a graduate education course that is in its ninth year. As a professor, Cathy is a mashup of McGonagall, Lupin, and Snape... Read More →


Friday June 28, 2013 5:00pm - 5:50pm
C120-122