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Friday, August 9 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Blood Status is so last century. Or is it?

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PureBlood families exist for many reasons, but keeping wealth and bloodlines (race) pure are essential to their motives. This phenomenon is not new, and it is not extinct in the modern world either. This lecture will explore Levi-Strauss' concept of kinship structures and marriage and how they relate directly to the wizarding world. Marriage by choice and arranged marriage will be discussed, as well as the reasons for keeping bloodlines pure, wealth pure, and how advantageous marriage can be.

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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 →

Friday August 9, 2013 9:00am - 9:50am UTC