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Saturday, February 18 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Hero's Timey-Wimey Journey

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We undertake an examination of Doctor Who through the theories and ideas of Joseph Campbell and his (and other writers) theories on heroic archetypes and mythology. Our panel will discuss how the Doctor both supports and defies the hero’s journey, and the ramifications of how a decades-long show with a single main character grows and incorporates both new myth and science.

Panelists
avatar for Nicole Carlson

Nicole Carlson

Outside In contributor, ceramic artist, enormous geek
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Valerie Estelle Frankel

Pop Culture Author
Valerie Estelle Frankel has won a Dream Realm Award, an Indie Excellence Award, and a USA Book News National Best Book Award for her Henry Potty parodies. She's the author of many books on pop culture, including From Girl to Goddess: The Heroine's Journey in Myth and Legend, Buffy... Read More →
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Anie Johnson

Writer, academic researcher, Buddhist scholar
I work in LA on assorted writing projects; currently in development for... something I can only talk about vaguely, but I'm excited! Also working on research and studying Buddhism. And devoted Clara cosplayer!!

Saturday February 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
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