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Friday, August 1 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Hogwarts: Castle or Character

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Do you think the Hogwarts Castle is alive? Is it a sentient being or just a lifeless old building? Did magic bring the castle to life, or does it seem alive because of magic? Are the halls enchanted or do they act on their own free will? Is Hogwarts really a one of a kind castle? This panel will discuss all of these things and more about the castle so many of us wish to call home.


Stephanie DeNormand

Steph deNormand has been a Harry Potter fan since The Sorcerer's Stone was first released. She is a Ravenclaw, and is often seen telling anyone who will listen exactly why social justice activism is so important. This is Steph's second LeakyCon, however when she is not exploring convention centers she can be found with her nose in a book or eyes glued to a laptop screen. She also enjoys playing a variety of instruments, including pop and rock... Read More →

Katelyn Kelly

Katelyn Kelly is a Slytherin and a student at FAU studying Political Science. This is her fourth LeakyCon but her first time presenting, and she is very excited to experience a new part of Leaky.

Jenna Muezenberger

Jenna Muenzenberger is a proud Hufflepuff! As part of her coursework, she can be found obsessing over social media while watching movies and television. When she's not claiming to be 'studying,' she can also be found reading, playing numerous musical instruments, and dancing around her room. This will be her third LeakyCon and her first year as a panelist.
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Abby Ritter

Specialized Recreation Aide, The Arc of Oneida-Lewis
Abby is many things: a music therapist, former figure skater, disability and LGBTQ+ activist, and, above all, a professional fangirl. She has been attending Mischief Management conventions since 2012, and has been shouting/crying her face off during panels since 2013. She was a LeakyStars finalist in at LeakyCon Portland. The proudest moment of her life was playing her arrangement of Accio Deathly Hallows for Hank Green with the LeakyCon Pep Band... Read More →

Friday August 1, 2014 2:00pm - 2:40pm