Extending the Universe: The Business of the Wizarding World
Expanding the Wizarding World
12:00 PM, Friday 1 Sep 2017 IST (50 minutes)
Newcastle Suite (Citywest Hotel Leisure Centre)
The world has changed in the 20 years since we first met Harry Potter. And while it's easy to accept that the stories we're hearing today have been in Jo's head all along, we now have higher standards for depictions of queer and non-white characters and a greater sense of when we're being pandered to. From marketing to casting to rereleasing old material, we'll discuss what it means for the Wizarding World to be expanding today.
Black Girls Create
Co-Founder and Head of Community; Co-host #WizardTeam: A Harry Potter Podcast