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Wait and See: Gatekeeping in the Wizarding World and Beyond

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3:15 PM, Friday 11 Oct 2019 EDT (1 hour)
Seaport Hotel Boston - Seaport Ballroom
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.

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