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Friday, February 16 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Time Lord Timelines: An Academic Symposium

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A Gallifrey One special event. We are proud to bring you our first-ever symposium on Doctor Who academic topics, a special presentation of short lectures by convention attendees on a variety of topics, selected by our own academic chairs Paul Booth and Joy Piedmont, including the keynote address "Aca-fans, Showrunner-fans and Actor-fans: Fan Experience as a Professional Resource?" by Matt Hills and two general sessions: "Doctor Who in a Cultural Context" with presentations by Paul Cornell ("Tides of Time"), Derek Kompare ("We’re All Stories in the End: Doctor Who Fandom on the Shelf") and Inna Kanevsky ("Understanding the Other"); and "Doctor Who and Issues of Identity" featuring presentations by Clay Dockery ("The Last of the Time Lords and the Search for Self-Actualization"), Dustin Hausner ("The Doctor: A Warrior, A Hero, A Peacemaker?") and Heather Berberet ("The Secret Psychology of Series 10"). Hosted by our academic program chairs Joy Piedmont and Paul Booth. Do not miss this amazing event!

Guests
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Paul Cornell

Writer, Doctor Who
Cricket, matters Fortean, walking, Kate Bush.

Panelists
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Clay Dockery

co-founder, Coal Hill A/V Club
Clay is the co-founder of Coal Hill, Inc. a non-profit that creates content and performances for conventions accross the country, he is a co-host of the Coal Hill A/V Club podcast with Stephen Webb and Andy Hicks, and is the co-editor of Why I Geek: An Anthology of Fandom Origin Stories... Read More →
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Dustin Hausner

Dustin graduated from Columbia University with a Masters Degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. He has two mediation certifications. One from the New York Peace Institute and one from the International Center of Ethno-Religious Mediation. Dustin is also part of Coal Hill... Read More →
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Inna Kanevsky

Professor, Psychology/Laurel, Russian Studies, San Diego Mesa College/Kingdom of Caid, SCA
A Russian speaking Jewish atheist from Ukraine, I live in San Diego with one husband, two children, one cat, and unknown (to me) number of fish. I enjoy teaching psychology at San Diego Mesa College (as a behaviorist -- ask me for a ribbon!), and in my barely existing free time play... Read More →
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Derek Kompare

Associate Professor and Chair, SMU Film and Media Arts
media scholar/apologist, teacher, parent, fan, feminist, American, procrastinator, human, est'd 1969. Don't stop / chalang alang alang.
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Joy Piedmont

Co-Producer, Reality Bomb
Joy's a librarian and technology integrator at a Manhattan independent school. Prior to working in education, she was a writer/reviewer for Entertainment Weekly’s PopWatch and she currently reviews YA literature for School Library Journal. When she's not watching Doctor Who or working... Read More →
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Heather Berberet, Psy.D.

Psychologist, Doctor Who: On The Couch
I'm a relative late comer to Doctor Who, but am a die-hard fan. I love talking about this show from a psychological perspective and a creative one. Professionally, I help adults, couples, and adolescents heal from trauma.

Friday February 16, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Program C

Attendees (140)