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Friday, March 22

3:15pm CDT

Keeping Friendship Magic: We're Not Flawless
Nobody's perfect, but yet we tend to seek perfection in ourselves and others. Fusing the world of My Little Pony with real world social science, this panel will explore themes of forgiveness, hero worship, and redemption through discussions on Sunset Shimmer, Daring Do, and season four's key quest.

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Forward Progress

Founder, Keeping Friendship Magic
A student of all things fandom, Forward Progress is excited to return for his sixth Zenkaikon. His programming seeks to both educate and entertain by fusing social science with the shows, games, and media that we all love.

Friday March 22, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm CDT
Live 3 [Floor 3, Heritage C]
Saturday, March 23

9:15am CDT

Japan and cats – the two are seemingly intertwined in nearly every way. Join us as we explore the depictions of cats in Japanese culture through modern media, culture, and legends! From nekomata spirits to catgirls, we'll cover a broad series of examples on how these adorable animals have influenced Japanese culture.

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Linda Kegerreis

Panelist, A Nerdy Couple

Saturday March 23, 2019 9:15am - 10:15am CDT
Live 2 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 4]
Sunday, March 24

2:45pm CDT

Buddhism 101: An Introduction
2500 years ago, a young Indian prince figured out the meaning of life. Today, his teachings have touched every corner of the world. Have you ever been curious about what the Buddha really taught? You'll be surprised to find out just what insights on life he and his followers have taught when you stop by!


Adam Beaton

Staff, Guest Relations

Sunday March 24, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Live 5 [Floor 3, Heritage A]

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