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Sunday, February 16 • 10:00am - 11:00am
A Doctor for Divided Times

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A panel discussion about how the Doctor (both in her current incarnation as well as prior lifetimes) and Doctor Who has addressed the sociopolitical and scientific issues of our times, subtly and not so subtly, from British labor issues and common markets, to today’s polarized political climate, ecology and climate change.

MODERATOR:  
Marcia Franklin

Panelists
avatar for Derek Kompare

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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Marcia Franklin

Blogger, Confessions of a Neowhovian
Having come to Doctor Who as an adult in 2008, as modern Series Four was being broadcast, Marcia dubbed herself a "Neowhovian"—both a new fan and a fan of the "new" show. She quickly became a fan of the entire run, both Classic and modern, and since January 2011 has blogged regularly... Read More →
avatar for Nicholas Whyte

Nicholas Whyte

I work in political consultancy and communications in Brussels. I was also the administrator of the Hugo Awards in 2017 and 2019.


Sunday February 16, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
Program D (Pacific Coast 2/3)

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