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Jessi Dickinson

She/Her/Hers

Participates in 2 items
Jessi Dickinson has been a middle school social studies teacher for the past thirteen years. She is a proud Gryffindor who has been attending LeakyCon since 2011. Jessi is excited to be presenting on her first panel that combines two of her passions: history and Harry Potter.

Sessions in which Jessi Dickinson participates

Friday 11 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:15 AM
10:15 AM EDT - 11:15 AM EDT | 1 hour
Examine the CanonFandomQuestions of the Wizarding WorldThe Four Houses

With the rise of Pottermore, some fans view Pottermore’s sorting quiz as an unimpeachable authority on which house you belong in…but what if it did not choose what you hoped? What if Pottermore, or any other sorting quiz for that matter, sorts you into a house you know you do not belong in? This panel will be providing you all the opportunity to hear a discussion on the importance of choosing your own house and on the belief that we know ourselves better than J.K. Rowling.

Sam Harris

Participant

Sunday 13 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM EDT - 4:15 PM EDT | 1 hour
The Muggle World

There are many things throughout history that historians can’t explain: little things that don’t add up and are brushed aside as a mystery. Wondering how dark magic influenced World War II? Join us as we take a closer look at how magic has played a significant role in Muggle history. We promise this won’t be your usual History of Magic class with Professor Binns!