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Saturday, September 23 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Women in Media

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Damsel in distress.  Femme fatale.  Ditzy blonde.  Stereotypes long held by women in media.  But slowly, this is changing.  Tim Hanley and Margarita Gakis will be discussing how far we've come with the introduction of strong, well-rounded female characters; and also how far we've yet to go.

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Margarita Gakis

Margarita loves the art, creativity and romanticism of storytelling. Sometimes, however, the act of putting pen to paper proves challenging, elusive. She develops genuine, relate-able characters which grow in the hearts of her readers. From that foundation, the stories flourish into... Read More →
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Tim Hanley

Author, Comics
Tim Hanley is a comic book historian and the author of Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine, Investigating Lois Lane: The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter, and The Many Lives of Catwoman: The Felonious History of a Feline... Read More →

Saturday September 23, 2017 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Room 301 WTCC

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