Annual Harry Potter Academic Conference This Weekend In Philly
Calling all Harry Potter fans for a weekend of events.
Chestnut Hill College in Philly will be hosting its annual Harry Potter Academic Conference this weekend, October 18th-19th. Faculty, students and members of the community will be found presenting both papers and artwork inspired by the J.K. Rowling series at the countries only interdisciplinary academic meeting. This conference only happens once a year, so you know people are bringing out their best work.
The community works together to create presentations and demonstrations covering topics such as ethics and politics. Everyone gathers to discuss in honor of the series and sees what information can be used towards educational purposes in the classroom.
On Sunday, there will also be a Quidditch Tournament... the tenth annual tournament actually. If you know Harry Potter, than you know this sport was featured in the Harry Potter movies. This event will be hosted at the Chestnut Hill College softball fields at 10am according to Phillyvoice.
There is no fee for admission, so what is stopping you from checking it out?