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Representation in Television: The Sci-Fi/Fantasy Genre

Gr. 9-12

Doctor Who, Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer have given us compelling characters and powerful narratives in TV – but how do they stack up in terms of representation?

Television screenings from well- known series in the sci-fi and fantasy genres will set the stage as we discuss how women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities are portrayed on TV. Please note that all episodes screened will be rated TV1-14 or below.


Jessica Johnston

Jessica Johnston

Jessica has taught courses in the First-Year Writing Program and Film Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 2013. Previously she taught writing and film production courses at New Mexico State University Carlsbad. After completing her Bachelor of Arts ... read more


Once your child is registered, there are no refunds or transfers. Refunds are made only for classes canceled by CFK/CFT.

Discount: Receive a 15-percent discount when registering for six or more classes by using discount code CFK6PLUS. Does not include before or after care.

Dates and locations to be announced.