Academia / Panelist Guest / Writer
Marc DiPaolo has twenty years of college teaching experience. He has published nine books, including Fire and Snow: Climate Fiction from the Inklings to Game of Thrones and War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film. DiPaolo has also (co-)edited five cultural studies anthologies, plus the Pearson composition textbook The Conscious Reader. A former New York reporter and consultant for the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, he has appeared on Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics (AMC), in The Times (UK), and on BBC4 and NPR.
Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
What happens after the world ends? How has the threat of apocalypse changed how we live, how we work, how we govern in the modern age? What's the state of the grid, and all the things we take for granted?
Panelists: Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Tim Frayser, Michelle Muenzler, Jeff Provine, Haileigh Todd, Adam J. Whitlatch
Tracks: Science Fiction, STEM, History, Pop Culture & Entertainment
Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Noble
Panelists: Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Tim Morgan
Tracks: Writing & Publication
Saturday, June 8, 2019 Noon | Location: Boomer B
Maleficent, Elphaba, Ursula, and other witchy women who won't stay where we put them. Panelists dissect the characterizations of complex women in SF storytelling, how they are written well or written poorly. How do these characterizations of women compare to real-life portrayals of women in media?
Panelists: Shai Fenwick, Dr. Marc DiPaolo, J. H. Fleming, Marguerite Reed, Sissy Space, Caroline Spector
Tracks: Writing & Publication
Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G
Discuss the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the year's exciting new additions to the franchise and what Endgame means for the future of some of our favorite superheroes.
Panelists: Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Phillip Hollecker, vickey malone kennedy, Ethan Nahté
Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma E - Autograph Tables
Panelists: Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Bekah June, Steven E. Wedel
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:00 p.m. | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Atrium
Join panelists in the hotel for lively conversation. BYO beverage, please.
Panelists: Kevin J. Anderson, Alexandra Bohannon, David Carrico, Sherri Dean, Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Phillip Drayer Duncan, Dan Erickson, J.H. Fleming, Tim Frayser, vickey malone kennedy, Julia S. Mandala, A. Lee Martinez, Caleb Masters, Dr. Laura-Isobel McCall, Ethan Nahté, Kathleen M. O'Brien, Eric Osborn, Cary Osborne, Ted Pennella, Rook Riley, Adrian Simmons, Wm. Mark Simmons, Tex Thompson, Brian Trent, Kim Ventrella, Toni Weisskopf, Mel. White, Adam J. Whitlatch
Tracks: General Interest, Food & Drink
Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Boomer B
The hit HBO series is finally complete. Was it satisfying? Where do we go from here? How will this affect the conclusion of the book series? Join for this live recording and discussion with Cinematropolis Podcast.
Panelists: Caleb Masters, Alexandra Bohannon, Dr. Marc DiPaolo, B. J. Thrower
Tracks: Podcasting, Fandoms
Tags: Podcast Live Recording