CMU Harry Potter Conference - Mischief Managed
A Scholarly and Performative Conference on Harry Potter
at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant MI
October 31 - November 1, 2008

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Conference Schedule

Friday, October 31, 2008
6:00PM - 12:00AM
6:00pm-7:00pm Registration
  • Registration in Moore Hall, outside Kiva Theatre

7:00pm-7:45pm Opening Ceremonies, Grand Assembly,  Kiva Theatre

  • Witching Dance by Becky Acheson

8:00pm-9:15pm Death Day Celebration:

  • A Visit to Diagon Alley, Kiva Theatre and Surrounding Area
  • Activities:
  • The Sorting Hat Corner

  • The Three Broomsticks with Butter Beer

  • Tea Leaf and Palm Reading with Prof. Trelawny and Co.

  • Professor Umbridge Tattoos and Body Piercing

  • Tonks' Beauty Academy

  • Mandrake Planting Session with Professor Sprout

  • Magical Meeting with Harry Potter Characters

  • Send a Howler!

  • Duel between Bellatrix LeStrange and Mrs. Weasley

9:30pm-12:00am Wizard Bands and Dancing, Kiva Theatre

Saturday, November 1, 2008
9:00AM- 6:30PM
9:00am-10:00am Registration in Moore Hall outside Kiva Theatre

10:00am-10:45pm  House Elf Debate, Kiva Theatre

11:00am-12:00pm  Model Wizarding World Caucus

William Todd-Jones will lead the environmental concerns caucus, Moore 105.

Bill Dailey will lead the magical realm rights caucus, Kiva Theatre.

Lucius Malfoy will lead the Wizard Superiority Council, Platform Theatre.

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch  (provided), Moore Hall outside Kiva Theatre

1:00pm-2:00pm Azkaban Prison Debate with legal expert Nancy J White, Kiva Theatre

2:15pm-3:00pm  Harry Potter Trivia Contest, Kiva Theatre

3:15pm-3:45pm  Presentation and voting on Model Wizarding World resolutions developed in the morning, Kiva Theatre

4:00pm-5:30pm  Presentation by William Todd-Jones, Moore 105

5:30pm-6:30pm Butterbeer and Cheese Reception with William Todd-Jones, Hallway outside Kiva


Check back for updates -- we're still working on the schedule.


  • Friday 9:30PM - Dancing with the Whomping Willows, Tonks and the Aurors, Fred and George Band and The Justin Finch Fletchly Band
  • Saturday, 4:00pm - Presentation by William Todd-Jones, including behind-the-scenes information on the making of the film The Order of the Phoenix
  • Saturday, 5:30pm - Butterbeer and Cheese Reception with William Todd-Jones

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