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Maggie Brevig

She/Her/Hers

Participates in 3 items
Maggie works for intersectional social transformation with nuns as well as wizard activists. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Harry Potter Alliance, the Dumbledore's Army for the real world. October 2019 is the 20 year anniversary of Maggie realizing her grandma wasn't trying to get her to read more Beatrix Potter when she received The Sorcerer's Stone for her birthday. Maggie is a proud Gryffindor, Janeite, and Disney Parks fan. She loves to talk about systems, whether real or fictional. Her latest favorite pastime is contributing Bagini fanart to the #WizardTeam podcast every week.

Sessions in which Maggie Brevig participates

Friday 9 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM CDT - 12:30 PM CDT | 1 hour
The Wider Wizarding World

The Ministry of Magic is often vilified, and rightfully so. Yet, many of their services have the potential to make life in the Wizarding World better, especially at Hogwarts. While a Hogwarts High Inquisitor is an overreach of power, the school sorely needs a teacher certification process and strict requirements for those managing students' care (instead of leaving it to their swayable board of governors and inept magical governing body.) This session will consider the ways in which governmen...

12:45 PM
12:45 PM CDT - 1:45 PM CDT | 1 hour
Influences on the SeriesASL Interpretation Provided

J.K. Rowling has acknowledged Jane Austen as one of her favorite authors and great influences. Join three Janeite Potterheads as we examine the influence of Austen, and how far it reaches in a variety of elements in Harry Potter: names, plot twists, character description and development, and of course romantic narratives.

Saturday 10 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
4:30 PM
4:30 PM CDT - 5:30 PM CDT | 1 hour
FandomThe Muggle WorldConstant Vigilance

In recent years, the Harry Potter franchise has made some controversial decisions that left some fans confused or even upset. How do we contend with these decisions while still supporting a series that has shaped our identities? Join the discussion about walking the fine line of critiquing what you love without completely bashing your spirit.