Chicago Humanties Festival - Chicks Dig Time Lords on November 1, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Ballroom 112 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60603
Description: Don’t blink, Doctor Who fans! As the show enters its 51st year and introduces a new doctor, we are convening with Lynne Thomas, host of the podcasts SF Squeecast and Verity! and coeditor of Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It. To be discussed: Who is the best Doctor? How does Capaldi compare? And what are the best ways for fans to pay homage to the show?
Description: Guy Gavriel Kay and Mary Robinette Kowal are hosting a Scotch Tasting event on Wednesday night, November 5, in the Conference Theater on the Ballroom level. Tickets for this event have sold out.
Panel: Women's Roles in Fantasy Fiction Changed by World War I on November 6, 2014
Time: 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Location: Regency E
Description: Panelists: Robert Killheffer (M), Mary Robinette Kowal, Laurie Tom, David Simms
Description: World War I saw a great change in the roles of women, giving them more independence, opportunity and responsibility. How did this impact women writers of that era and the portrayal of female characters in fantasy literature?