The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour

Harry Potter 2005 convention guests announced

  March 9, 2004 at 1:46 PM ET
  Cheeser     HPANA (via The Witching Hour)
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The folks who created Nimbus - 2003opens in new window (the first Harry Potter "fan symposium") have launched an information site for their 2005 convention to be held in Salem, Massachusetts, titled The Witching Houropens in new window:

Head on over to find information ranging from travel and hotel arrangments to a brief and overview of Salem itself. Make sure you check out the Merchandise and Downloads sections for links to the official Witching Hour Store and fun icons, avatars and wallpaper images.

Three special guests were also announced recently, including author Holly Blackopens in new window and MIT's Henry Jenkinsopens in new window, director of "comparative media" studies there. (Videogame site Penny Arcade has an interview with Jenkinsopens in new window that is worth a read, and explains just what "comparative media" is and why it's so cool.)


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