A Celebration of Doctor Who

May 4th, 2013

The one that started it all!

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, the DePaul Pop Culture Conference presented A Celebration of Doctor Who in 2013--

Our "Distinguished Contributions to Popular Culture" Award Recipient was Robert Shearman.


Robert Shearman

Robert Shearman has worked as writer for television, radio and the stage.Rob was one of the writers for the BAFTA award winning first series of the revived Doctor Who series starring Christopher Eccleston. His episode, ‘Dalek’, was runner-up for a Hugo Award, and his award winning contributions to the audio range of Doctor Who released by Big Finish have been broadcast on BBC Radio. He also contributed to the second series of BBC1’s Born and Bred.



9:00–9:55 The Long Appeal of Doctor Who

10:00–10:55   Doctor Who and Philosophy

11:00–11:55    Doctor Who Aesthetics

12:00–12:55    Doctor Who and Gender

1:00–1:55        Doctor Who Fandom

2:00–2:55        Doctor Who and Narrative

3:00–3:45        Dalek (with live commentary by Robert Shearman)

4:00–5:00       Robert Shearman Keynote and Q&A