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Emily Greenwald


Participates in 1 Session
Emily Greenwald is a graduate student studying the genetics of immune aging and previously worked in public health. Emily will talk about wizard genetics and representations of disease in the Wizarding World.

Sessions in which Emily Greenwald participates

Friday 11 October, 2019

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

What happens if a dementor eats chocolate? Are there “wizard genes”? Could we develop a pensieve-like technology in the muggle world? How do we as readers understand magic, such that Hogwarts students learn to transfigure buttons before hedgehogs? Can dragons get respiratory infections? As Unspeakables and Magizoologists (Muggle Disguise: Scientists), we have investigated how the Wizarding World works both formally and informally and we're excited to share our thoughts and findings to answer ...