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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!

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Paul Cornell

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

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Dr. Heather M. Berberet

Psychologist, Heather M Berberet, Psy.D.
Private practice psychologist helping adults, couples, and adolescents heal from trauma. Co-host of Free The Squee podcast. Author of Doctor Who: On The Couch blog. Mom, wife.
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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, San Diego Mesa College
A Russian speaking Jewish atheist from Ukraine, I live near San Diego with one husband, one or two somewhat grown up children, one cat, and unknown (to me) number of fish. I enjoy teaching psychology at San Diego Mesa College and on social media (TikTok:@dr_inna, Instagram:@_dr_inna... 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 K-12 Librarian at a Manhattan independent school. As a freelance writer, she has contributed to Entertainment Weekly’s PopWatch and reviewed YA literature for School Library Journal. Since 2017, she has co-produced Reality Bomb: A Doctor Who Podcast with Graeme Burk. You can also hear her on Five Years Rapid, a podcast covering the Third Doctor's era, co-hosted with Kyle Anderson. Along with Rachel Donner and Graeme Burk, she organized the Gallifrey Stands fundraisers which raised money and awareness for issues such as gun violence... Read More →

Friday February 16, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm PST
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