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The Jedi Council: Star Wars Panel at Marbles IMAX

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Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Jedi Council: Star Wars Panel at Marbles IMAX

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RSVP Jun 9, 2018 Free  

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You're invited to a The Jedi Council: A Star Wars Panel presented by Marbles IMAX featuring Dr. Mika Elovaara, Stephen Kent and Dr. Kathleen Callahan. Audience Q&A to follow presentations.

Sunday, June 10th | 3:30-4:45pm*

Dr. Mika Elovaara: Star Wars - A Character-driven Saga
Bio: Dr. Mika Elovaara is a professor, author and associate head soccer coach at the University of Richmond.  Dr. Elovaara is a renowned Star Wars expert and teaches courses on Star Wars at UNC-W.  He is the author of Fan Phenomena: Star Wars, a scholarly look on the Star Wars universe and how it changed pop culture forever.

Stephen Kent: Star Wars as a Cultural Uniter 
Bio: Stephen Kent is the host of the Beltway Banthas Podcast, a weekly podcast dedicated to dissecting the politics of Star Wars in a way that builds bridges and unites fans.  He contributes entertainment commentary to the Washington Examiner, WUSA Channel 9 in Washington and has been featured on the Glenn Beck Program and Fox Business Channel.

Dr. Kathleen Callahan: The Importance of 'Followers' in Star Wars
Bio: Dr. Kathleen Callahan is an NC State graduate and professor at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia with a focus on leadership in student affairs and higher education.  Dr. Callahan frequently uses Star Wars in her coursework and will present on the importance of ‘followers’ in the Star Wars saga.

*The 1:05pm showing of Solo: A Star Wars Story precedes the presentation. Tickets to the 1:05pm show will go on sale soon.

Tickets to Solo should be purchased separately from your Panel Discussion RSVP, but a movie ticket is not required to attend the talk.

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Marbles IMAX Theatre
201 East Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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