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Constance Gibbs


Managing Editor
Black Girls Create
Participates in 5 items
Constance Gibbs is a writer, editor, photographer, podcaster, epic tweeter and TV junkie living in NYC. She currently a writer for an educational children’s magazine, the Managing Editor for Black Girls Create, and co-host of the Doctor Who podcast Time and Relative Blackness in Space. Connie is most often found tweeting about her favorite TV shows and pop culture from her hobbit hole that looks an awful lot like Hufflepuff House. Follow her on Twitter and most places: @ConStar24.

Sessions in which Constance Gibbs participates

Friday 11 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:45 PM
12:45 PM EDT - 1:45 PM EDT | 1 hour

#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 all of their thoughts and feelings and even coming up with some strange and hilarious headcanons of their own. Join members of the #WizardTeam community as we discuss snakes, spiders, Inferi, and other nightmare fuel in the series. We’ll discuss whether it hit us the same on the first and later readings, and how we as i...

3:15 PM
3:15 PM EDT - 4:15 PM EDT | 1 hour
The Muggle WorldBeyond the Books and FilmsFandom

At a time where most media has broadly recognized that representation matters, new Harry Potter properties seem to be lagging behind, leaving the fandom torn. Should J.K. be held accountable? Should fans trust her and just "wait and see" what she comes up with before passing judgment? In this panel, we'll discuss how to be a better ally and listener in these conversations as the HP fandom continues to grow.

Saturday 12 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT | 1 hour
Examine the Canon

It is often stated in the Harry Potter series that there’s no place safer than Hogwarts. Is it because Dumbledore is the greatest wizard of all time or because Ministry security leaves something to be desired? Join us as we talk safety and security at the Ministry of Magic, Gringotts, Hogwarts, and other Wizarding institutions.

3:15 PM
3:15 PM EDT - 4:15 PM EDT | 1 hour
The Muggle World

Are you a Potterhead of Color looking to be nerdy with other Potterheads of Color? Come to this meetup to discuss the students of color at Hogwarts, diversity in the Wizarding World, and some of your favorite headcanons!

Sunday 13 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT | 1 hour
Examine the CanonThe Muggle World

In 2016 J.K. Rowling gave the American fandom what it had wanted for years—information on America's wizarding education system. For many fans, it insufficiently addressed the cultural and geographical make-up of the country, in addition to being regarded as an uncomfortable case of cultural appropriation. In this panel, we will discuss the logistical and cultural problems in Ilvermorny being America's only school and present some of our favorite headcanons addressing it.