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Saturday, August 10 • 9:00am - 9:50am
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 books and movies portrayals of these characters, or lack there of. Also to be discussed are the issues of age, werewolves, giants, muggles, half bloods and squibs.

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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 →
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Mark Oshiro

Mark Oshiro mixes textual analysis, confessional blogging and humor while discussing and dissecting popular media. He has tackled Twilight, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Doctor Who, The Hunger Games and, most infamously, Harry Potter. He is currently releasing his blogs as physical... Read More →

Saturday August 10, 2013 9:00am - 9:50am UTC