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Saturday, November 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Day The Kids Sat Still: The History & Legacy of Saturday Morning Cartoons

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Sunday may belong to church and the NFL, but for over thirty years Saturday morning belonged to kids. Despite their era ending in the mid-1990's, Saturday Morning Cartoons left an indelible mark on the psyche of generations that lives on to this day. We will explore the history and lasting value of these cartoons...whether they were made to push toy sales, capitalize on pop culture or were just good, clean fun.

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Barna William Donovan

Barna William Donovan is a professor of communication and media studies at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey. His first novel, CONFIRMATION: INVESTIGATIONS OF THE UNEXPLAINED, was published by World Castle Publishing in July 2018. He is also the author of three... Read More →
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Brian T. Graening-Price

Brian T. Price was hooked on japanese animation at an early age after his exposure to "Battle Of The Planets" in the first grade. But it wasn't until a chance meeting in New York City circa 1987 that he learned about organized anime fandom in the form of the Animation/Fantasy Association... Read More →
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Dave Wilson III

Dave III has been participating in Anime Fandom for over thirty years, collecting stories and observations from his quiet little corner near the tape library. He is a delightful and charming addition to any panel, willing to render opinions and amusing anecdotes reasonably germane... Read More →
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Kim Kindya

Kim Kindya is a freelance editor, writer, and content manager. She currently has been doing editing work for manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment. She has also worked at the SoHo ArtHouse digital art gallery in New York City, where she organized the successful AniMiniCon SoHo... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Plaza I Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002