Join us as we celebrate all things Harry Potter™. We’ll have hours of programming with tracks covering academics, fandom, creativity, YA literature, and writing. A special guest or two may even Apparate! (More to come on that once we get closer to the event.)
PANELS, WORKSHOPS & MORE!
The cornerstone of Leviosa is our daytime, formal programming. Enjoy a massive variety of discussion panels, academic presentations, interactive workshops, and more. Most programming at Leviosa is by the fans, for the fans–anyone attending can submit a programming proposal! See our “Call for Programming“ for more information and to submit!
Some examples of panel topics you might want to submit include a discussion of Johnny Depp’s casting in Fantastic Beasts, JK Rowling’s role in modern fandom discourse of race, gender and other social justice topics, the long term impacts of Harry Potter on culture (including youth culture), intersectional topics of interest with Harry Potter fandom (and beyond), Hybrid Houses: can they be canon? and so much more! There is a huge canon (and non-canon!) of Harry Potter to discuss and dissect.
And if you just have a great idea for a panel but don’t necessarily want to be on it, we need your topic ideas too! We’ll take your ideas and put together panels featuring special guests and other professionals attending the con.
FOR YA LITERATURE FANS & ASPIRING WRITERS
So many passionate Harry Potter fans (and fanfic writers!) have gone on to become professional writers, and so YA literature and aspiring writer content is one of the key aspects of Leviosa. Harry Potter and storytelling changed our lives, and so we are the next generation of storytellers!
Leviosa will have a variety of author and industry professional guests who will offer insight into writing and storytelling, as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how to break into the industry. Get a full-fledged writing conference within a Harry Potter conference, for a fraction of the cost of a professional writing event! Watch our Guests page in the coming months for some exciting guest announcements.
YULE BALL IT UP
What would a fan-con be without a huge party? On Saturday night, put on your best cosplay or your favorite pair of jeans and join us for a night of music, dancing, drinks and other frivolity.
COSPLAY, FAN MEET-UPS & MORE
Thursday night is movie night! We’ll be kicking off Leviosa with a Fantastic Beasts movie marathon, with free popcorn and candy for all. Put on your pjs and join us for a double-feature, and meet your fellow Leviosa attendees!
Get your favorite HP character outfit ready because, in addition to our academic panels, we’ll have plenty of informal programming to keep the magic going. Leviosa will have a cosplay fashion show, fan meet-ups (submission form coming soon!), signing events, a Harry Potter trivia competition, and more! If you’re attending and want to add something to our informal programming schedule–reach out! We can’t do it without you.