Fan Gatherings

  • Epic-Con Ohio: Geekfest

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в понедельник, 15 сентября 2014 - 6:12pm
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    Con for a cause: The second-annual event is donating $5 from every ticket sold to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Guests include Walter Koenig, Tony Todd, Adrian Paul, Joanna Cassidy, and Lori Petty. This year's event features a special effects contest to award the title of "Best East Coast Indie FX Artist."

  • Swiss Fantasy Show

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в понедельник, 15 сентября 2014 - 6:01pm
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    John Rhys-Davies and Adam Brown (from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films); Christopher Judge (Stargate SG-1); and Colin Baker (sixth doctor in the Doctor Who series) will be among the guests at the event.

  • Necronomicon 2014

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в понедельник, 15 сентября 2014 - 5:49pm
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    It's the 33rd year for "Florida's longest-running science fiction, fantasy, and horror convention." Hosted by the Stone Hill Science Fiction Association, this year's event includes gaming, roleplaying, a costume contest, "Necronomi-prom," and a reception with guest of honor and scifi author Eric Flint.

  • HawaiiCon

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale во вторник, 26 августа 2014 - 2:17pm
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    HawaiiCon bills itself as the “first sci-fi, science, and fantasy tropical vacation convention.” Guests include Jane Espenson, Walter Koenig, and Cree Summer.

  • A Fantastic Legacy: Diana Wynne Jones Memorial Conference

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale во вторник, 26 августа 2014 - 2:12pm
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    A Fantastic Legacy honors the life and work of Diana Wynne Jones, 20th century writer of British children’s fantasy. The conference, for both scholars and fans, is hosted by Newcastle University and Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books.

  • MetaFandom Unconference

    Опубликовал(а) Claudia Rebaza в четверг, 31 июля 2014 - 10:58pm
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    The University of Waterloo’s Games Institute as well as the IMMERSe Research Network is proud to host a MetaFandom Unconference on Thursday, September 18th and Friday the 19th.

    Unconferences are gatherings of interested scholars and experts, where they have informed conversations on a particular topic ­­ fandom and fan studies, in this case!

    Attendees shouldn’t prepare papers or presentations; rather, they should ome to the unconference prepared to speak briefly about a specific topic as a panelist, ask informed questions of other panelists, and, most importantly, get to know other scholars, experts, and interested fans. We invite fans of all kinds to apply ­­ whether you are a fan scholar or a fan yourself, we look forward to discussing all kinds of topics with you.

    If you’d like to attend, please send a fandom biography of at least 200 and no more than 300 words to uwmetafans [at] gmail.com by August 14th.

  • Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

    Опубликовал(а) Angela Nichols в четверг, 31 июля 2014 - 11:22am
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    Wizard World Comic Con will hit Chicago August 21-24! Chicago Comic Con is a comic and pop culture convention featuring panels involving celebrities, entertainers, and creators from a diverse range of entertainment. Special events, autograph signings, an exhibition hall, and meet and greets. Featured guests include, cast of the Walking Dead, Doctor Who, Marvel Films, and more.

  • Almost Husbands Fic Challange

    Опубликовал(а) Angela Nichols в среду, 2 июля 2014 - 2:05am
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    The Almost Human fandom believes that Fox’s decision to cancel Almost Human was disappointing, but they want to send the boys out in a blaze of creativity! The Almost Husbands Fic Challange is a mini Jorian fic and art challenge, with open posting throughout July. Slash and close friendship pieces welcome.

  • Westercon 67

    Опубликовал(а) Angela Nichols в среду, 2 июля 2014 - 2:01am
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    Westercon is the “West Coast Science Fantasy Conference” held annually in the western part of the United States. In addition to workshops and panels, the program features special guests, a masquerade and costume ball, an art show, musical events, and a writers workshop.

  • Star Wars Celebration

    Опубликовал(а) Angela Nichols в среду, 2 июля 2014 - 1:55am
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    Star Wars Celebration is an event for all ages. The Celebrations began in 1999 and has been held all over the world! The con contains exhibits, an interactive show floor, screenings, merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, and autograph sessions. Costuming workshops, academic discussions, behind-the-scenes insights, fan films, and sneak peeks at the future of Star Wars are all elements of Celebration as well.

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