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Quidditch Canada announces regional playoffs dates and locations

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Quidditch Canada announces dates and locations of the Regional and National Championships for the 2014-2015 season. Read More »

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: The 4th annual MuggleNet Advent calendar giveaway starts on Monday

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CONTEST NEWS: Starting next week, the new 2014 MuggleNet Advent calendar giveaway will be launched for fans all over the world to win AMAZING prizes. The Advent calendar special image and contest page will be fully revealed on Monday, December 1, 2014, at 12:01 a.m. EST. This year, we have gone above and beyond and will be providing some incredible prizes. Read More »

Wizard language barrier

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Muggle Arithmancy

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Symbols for social change in “Harry Potter”

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Many fans of the "Harry Potter" series, and other works in the fantasy genre, have criticised J.K. Rowling's use of magical creatures and the tension between magical races to act as a metaphor for real world racism and other inequalities. While critics justify their position by arguing that metaphor makes the messages easy to miss or intentionally ignore, I have to disagree. I think the initial ambiguity of the deeper meaning behind the tension between pure-bloods, werewolves, goblins, and trolls is actually a very powerful tool for educating readers about larger systems of discrimination, particularly for young readers. Read More »

UPDATED: Video: David Heyman talks “Fantastic Beasts” and film splits

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Only earlier this week, producer David Heyman spoke about the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film, revealing that J.K. Rowling had finished the script. In a new video, David spoke some more about the upcoming film and when they will start casting. Read More »