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A Celebration of Supernatural

Paul Booth

Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)

A Celebration of Supernatural

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Join us at DePaul University on May 09 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Supernatural! Through smart discussion with guest speakers, screenings of key works, and fan creativity, experience the amazing Winchester brothers and their Impala in all its glory.

This celebration is free of charge, so carry on my wayward son...

 

Schedule at a glance

9am – 10am

 

Panel: What Came Before: Genre and Supernatural.

Ian Peters (panel chair)

Gordon Dymowski

Kate Kulzick

 

Panel: Love, Death, and Codependence: The Family in Supernatural.

Katie Wilson (panel chair)

Allison Broesder

Patricia Grosse

 

Screening: “Changing Channels.”

 

10am – 11am

 

Workshop: Television Criticism.

Maureen Ryan

 

Panel: Hunting Things: Monsters in Supernatural.

Amber Davisson (panel chair)

Candace R. Benefiel

Courtney Neal

Patrick Smith

 

Panel: Breaking the Fourth Wall: Meta Supernatural.

KT Torrey (panel chair)

Thom Gaughan

Linda Howell

Lisa Schmidt

 

Screenings.

Fan Discussion.

Gaming.

Silent Auction and Bake Sale.

Vendor’s Room.

Alien Entertainment.

 

11am – 12pm

 

Q&A Session

Mark Oshiro.

 

Panel: Race and Representation in Fandom

Michi Trota (panel chair)

Jennifer Cross

Dawn Xiana Moon

Tanya D

Alyne Connie

 

Panel: Saving People: Supernatural and Social Issues.

Laurena Aker (panel chair)

Karla Truxall

Rachel Dean

Galen Foresman

 

Screening: “Fan Fiction.”

Screenings.

Fan Discussion

Gaming

Silent Auction and Bake Sale.

Vendor’s Room.

Alien Entertainment.

 

12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

Keynote: Robbie Thompson.

 

Screenings. “Pac-Man Fever.”

 

2pm – 3pm

 

Workshop: Writing Television.

Robbie Thompson

 

Workshop: Podcasting.

Kate Kulzick (panel chair)

Jon Clarke

 

Panel: Problematic Tropes in and of Supernatural.

Jennifer Cross (panel chair)

Kate Lansky

Mark Oshiro

Anne Petersen

Erin Tipton

 

Panel: Exploring Fandom in Supernatural.

Rebecca Tushnet (panel chair)

Melissa Bruce

Monica Flegel

Lisa Macklem

Jen Roth

Leah Wilson

 

Screenings.

Barnes and Noble

Fan Discussion.

Gaming.

Silent Auction and Bake Sale.

Vendor’s Room.

Alien Entertainment.

 

3pm – 4pm

Live Podcast Recording:

Water Cooler (Julian Axelrod and Freddy-May Abisama)

 

Panel: Men and Women: Gender in Supernatural.

Bridget Kies (panel chair)

Stephanie Graves

Rhonda Nicol

Tina Maenpaa

 

Panel: Writing about Supernatural.

Kathy Larsen (panel chair)

Mika Kennedy

Maureen Ryan

Leah Wilson

Lynn Zubernis

 

Screenings.

Barnes and Noble

Fan Discussion.

Gaming.

Silent Auction and Bake Sale.

Vendor’s Room.

Alien Entertainment.

 

4pm – 5pm

 

Panel: Morality and Religion in Supernatural.

Scott Paeth (panel chair)

Kian Bergstrom

Anne Casey

Galen Foresman

Shelby Mongan

 

Panel: It Goes Both Ways: Fans and Producers.

Laura Felschow (panel chair)

Kristin Noone

Margaret Selinger

Louisa Stein

 

Screening “The French Mistake.”

Book Signings

Screenings.

Fan Discussion.

Gaming.

Silent Auction and Bake Sale.

Vendor’s Room.

Alien Entertainment.

 

5pm – 6pm

 

Masquerade

Judges: Kathy Larsen, Mark Oshiro, Lynn Zubernis

 

Results of the Silent Auction and Bake Sale.

 

 

Have questions about A Celebration of Supernatural? Contact Paul Booth

When & Where


Chicago
11th Floor
14 E. Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604

Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

Paul Booth

Paul Booth is an associate professor of Media and Cinema Studies in the College of Communication. He received his Ph.D. in Communication and Rhetoric from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He researches Fandom, New Media, Games, Technology, Popular Culture, and Cultural Studies. He teaches classes in media studies, television narrative, convergence and digital media, fandom, board games, popular culture, social media, communication technology, and participatory cultures

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