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Saturday, August 10 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Heteronormativity in Canon vs. Slash in Fanfic

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Harry Potter canon is fairly heteronormative, yet the fans have taken this world and thrown it into slash fanfiction. This roundtable will discuss issues of heteronormativity in canon (in relation to relationships) and discuss how slash fanfic became a dominant force. We will be discussing the evolution of Drarry, Wolfstar, Snarry, and the lack of fem/fem fanfic. We will explore as a group why we feel this may occur.

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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 focuses on... Read More →

Saturday August 10, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am UTC