Tackling the Patriarchy in Fiction

Track:
Muggle Studies Book Club (LeakyLit)
What:
Panel
When:
4:00 PM, Friday 1 Sep 2017 IST (50 minutes)
Breaks:
Harry Potter Fanfiction   04:00 PM to 04:50 PM (50 minutes)
Where:
Brittas Suite (Citywest Hotel Leisure Centre)
In a literary landscape full of Manic Pixie Dream Girls and Strong Female Characters, is it possible to create girl characters without comparing them to literary tropes? How does gender factor into these authors' writing and into how they carry themselves professionally?