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Sunday, February 19 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Bigger on the Inside: Diversity in Doctor Who

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Doctor Who’s social conscience has been in full force for the past decade, but it’s not always been that way. Our lively panel will discuss representation by all manner of diversity in Doctor Who, from racial minorities to LGBTQIA+ people, and how the stories and characters in the show lead the way — or avoid the spotlight — in the ongoing quest for social justice.

Guests
avatar for Robert Smith?

Robert Smith?

Robert Smith? is a professor of disease modelling at the University of Ottawa. Using mathematics, he studies infectious diseases such as HIV, malaria, human papillomavirus, neglected tropical diseases and zombies. He has published 13 books on academia and pop culture (including "Who's... Read More →

Panelists
avatar for Joy Piedmont

Joy Piedmont

Co-Producer, Reality Bomb
Joy's a librarian and technology integrator at a Manhattan independent school. She has written for Entertainment Weekly’s PopWatch and reviewed YA literature for School Library Journal. In 2018 she became the co-producer of the Doctor Who podcast, Reality Bomb, and along with Rachel... Read More →
avatar for Heather Berberet, Psy.D.

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.
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Riley Silverman

Writer/Comedian, SYFY Fangrrls, Nerdist, Bubble
I was the official Nerdist reviewer for Doctor Who series 11, I'm also a writer for SYFY Fangrrls, and the International Waters and Bubble podcasts, I've appeared on WhoHaHa, Comedy Central, and I'm right behind you right now. Don't turn around, it's already too late.

Sunday February 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
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