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Pottermore Fuels Harry Potter Mania

[Correction 6/24]: Updated to note that the writer of Transmythology blog is Simon Pulman, not Henry Jenkins, an expert in participatory culture, Harry Potter’s fan fictions sites, and their role in fostering learning and social justice. Within days of announcing the new Harry Potter website, Pottermore, the “official counterpart” to the wildly popular book series’ … Continue reading Pottermore Fuels Harry Potter Mania →

Harry Potter, Henry Jenkins, and the Power of Social Media

At the Learning from Hollywood conference last week, USC professor Henry Jenkins talked about his theory on building what he calls “participatory culture” around Harry Potter Alliance as a means to teach kids how to be social activists and realize their transformative powers. Jenkins believes that schools should embrace the powers of social media and … Continue reading Harry Potter, Henry Jenkins, and the Power of Social Media →

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