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Maggie Brevig


Participates in 4 items
Maggie works for intersectional social transformation with nuns as well as wizard activists. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Harry Potter Alliance, the Dumbledore's Army for the real world. October 2019 is the 20 year anniversary of Maggie realizing her grandma wasn't trying to get her to read more Beatrix Potter when she received The Sorcerer's Stone for her birthday. Maggie is a proud Gryffindor, Janeite, and Disney Parks fan. She loves to talk about systems, whether real or fictional. Her latest favorite pastime is contributing Bagini fanart to the #WizardTeam podcast every week.

Sessions in which Maggie Brevig participates

Friday 11 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT | 1 hour
Questions of the Wizarding World

Are the Principal Exceptions to Gamp’s Law truly immutable? Do magical beings actually have different limitations to their magic or are those taught? Could someone roast and eat a pig that had been transfigured from a desk, and if so, should they? Join us to discuss the unexplored bounds of magic and unchallenged social mores in the Wizarding World and examine how assumptions and traditions reinforce social inequities.

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 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)
4:30 PM EDT - 5:40 PM EDT | 1 hour 10 minutes
Fan Creation

While Harry, Hermione, and Ron were in the countryside finding Horcruxes to take down You Know Who, what was happening back at Hogwarts? The Other Chosen One: A New Musical, follows Neville, Luna and Ginny as they navigate a Hogwarts without The Golden Trio. While the Carrows have a hold on the school and Headmaster Snape seems to be scheming in the background, they decide they need to stand up and do whatever they can to help Harry from the inside.Neville is still struggling...