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Friday, February 12 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teaching Moments: Doctor Who 101

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One of the biggest appeals of Doctor Who to families with children is the strong message it sends: to fight without words instead of weapons, to build bridges between strangers, and to look at the universe with an open mind. Our panel will discuss the impact of Doctor Who on children and teenagers, and the life lessons that are learned from the mad man in the box.

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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 in the SCA, indulge in quality sci-fi and fantasy in various forms, and make stuff. I am here with my Whovian teen and her two friends, and all our cosplays. Wish me... Read More →
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Joy Piedmont

Librarian/Teacher/Freelance Writer
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. She currently reviews YA literature for School Library Journal and is the President of the Hudson Valley Library Association. Although she doesn't have a podcast of her own, you may have heard her as a guest on Reality Bomb or Colour Separation Overlay. When she's not... Read More →
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Samantha Sinioris

whovian since age four, and grew up studying every aspect of the revival. everything else is whibbely wobbly timey wimey.

Friday February 12, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Program D