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Robyn Jordan

She/Her/Hers

Co-Founder and Head of Community; Co-host #WizardTeam: A Harry Potter Podcast
Black Girls Create
Participates in 7 items
Robyn has been a nerd since her first Scholastic school fair. Life forever changed when she discovered the Harry Potter series and nothing was the same for her or the people around her. Robyn is a true California girl, born and raised all over Southern California she now lives in Oakland with her crazed puppy, Luna Lovegood, but will always make it home to San Diego for Comic-Con.

Sessions in which Robyn Jordan participates

Friday 9 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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.

2:00 PM
2:00 PM CDT - 3:00 PM CDT | 1 hour
Fan Creation

The Harry Potter fandom is full of people who've used the series as a jumping off point for their own creations, including music, jewelry, and so much more. This group of creators will discuss how they pay homage to the worlds they love and the challenges that come with playing in a world that someone else created.

3:15 PM
3:15 PM CDT - 4:15 PM CDT | 1 hour
Fan CreationThe Wider Wizarding World

What would an American wizarding school (or more likely, schools) actually look like if our unique history as a nation and our indigenous peoples’ varied traditions were taken into account? Join us as we brainstorm ideas for schools that would reflect their regions and the people who created them.

4:30 PM
4:30 PM CDT - 5:30 PM CDT | 1 hour
FandomPodcast

#WizardTeam is a weekly Harry Potter podcast for true Potterheads. Each week Bayana Davis and Robyn Jordan do a close reread of the books chapter-by-chapter, discussing anything from our thoughts on the Trio’s Gryffindor behaviors to more obscure facts in the Harry Potter canon, even coming up with some strange and hilarious headcanons of our own. Join us at LeakyCon to learn how we read between the lines to find out about Hedwig's true identity, Hermione's Blackness, and Nagini...

Bayana Davis

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Robyn Jordan

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Saturday 10 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM CDT - 4:15 PM CDT | 1 hour
The Muggle World

Are you a Potterhead of Color looking for a safe space to be nerdy with other fans of color? Come to this meetup to hang out and discuss your experiences with fandom, diversity in the Wizarding World, and our love for the Harry Potter books.

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.

Sunday 11 August, 2019

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

In this session, panelists representing multiple ethnic backgrounds discuss the (mis)/representation of their communities within Harry Potter canon and imagine how culture would inform magic, and how magic would inform culture. Through this discussion, we will cross-examine the White, European, pseudo-Christian Wizarding culture of Harry Potter to answer questions like: what would be our culture’s predominant attitude towards magic? How might our rituals and traditions be modifi...