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Sunday, July 10 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Characters We Love (and love to hate)

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In this interactive workshop, participants will peel back text to examine how and why some lesser characters bring about strong fan responses that they did. Who could have foreseen the Blaise Zabini situation? Why didn’t poor Hannah Abbott, or Malcolm Baddock, get the same reaction? What about Isaac in TFIOS or Madge Undersee in the Hunger Games? Let’s give them some love and address what draws readers to some minor characters.

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Cathy Leogrande

Author/Educator, Le Moyne College
Cathy Leogrande is a Professor in the Teacher Education Department of the Purcell School of Professional Studies at Le Moyne College, a Jesuit college in New York. Her teaching and research focus on new literacies and popular culture to provide K-12 teachers skills to address issues... Read More →


Sunday July 10, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Del Mar II