Panels > Women (5)

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Women characters in comics (Damian & Heather Magee)

Historically, comic books and graphic novels published in the English-speaking world have been overwhelmingly directed at a male readership. In North America the superhero genre has spent decades with an effective stranglehold over the medium, with only the recent explosion of imported manga titles showing any difference. Recent attempts by publishers such ...

The Future for Men. (Michael O'Brien)

A discussion lead by Michael O'Brien about what the future might hold for the male. What does it mean to be male and how do we define a male in the current age, and what could it mean to be male in the future? A look at the sacred and emotional world of men, initiation, individuation, and an invitation to explore a positive and integrated way forward.


Launch of The Priestess and the Slave (Jenny Blackford)

Guest of Honour Trudi Canavan will launch Jenny Blackford's historical novella The Priestess and the Slave, set in classical Athens and Delphi. There will be anachronistic ouzo and baklava.

Fandom, Boobs, and the Internet: Big sister is watching you (Sarah Xu)

"This should be a better world," a friend of mine said. "A more honest one, where sex isn't shameful or degrading. I wish this was the kind of world where say, 'Wow, I'd like to touch your breasts,' and people would understand that it's not a way of reducing you to a set of nipples and ignoring the rest of you, but rather a way of saying that ...

Feminist Fans and Aussiecon (Emma Hawkes)

From a feminist perspective, what would you like to see at Aussiecon 2010? More than just the usual panel on women and SF&F?

In a round table discussion, let's brainstorm programming ideas for panels, art work, plays, and approaches to make Aussiecon 4 an outpouring of twenty-first century, anti-racist, anti-sexist fandom.

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