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Comicpalooza 2018 Schedule :: Fantasy




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11:00 am

From the Cauldron 101: Homebrew Before You Play :: Room 371D

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Gender Bending Cosplay Characters :: Room 351B

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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SFX Makeup- Prosthetics :: Room 371F

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Underrated Disney Sci-Fi Films: Flight of the Navigator :: Room 352E

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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12:00 pm

Seanan McGuire Introspective :: Room 370E
Seanan McGuire
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

"The Rad Toy Collector" Toy Discussion Panel :: Room 351A

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Funko Customizing 102 :: Room 371B

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Literary Fan Roundtable: Young Adult :: 3rd Floor Foyer
Margo Bond Collins, Rebecca Nolen
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Sympathy for the Devil: Antagonists We Love to Hate :: Room 370F
Leo King, Michelle Muenzler, George Wright Padgett, Carrie Patel, Shannon Winton
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Ventrilo-Magic Shows :: Room 340

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:00 pm

Joy of Wolf :: Room 360

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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2:00 pm

8-Bit Geek Network :: Room 352C

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Beyond Hogwarts: What's New in the Potterverse :: Room 370E
Dantzel Cherry, Missy Jane, Raven Raye, H.C.H. Ritz, Amy Sisson
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Dungeons and Dragons: Old School Way :: Room 351F

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Fan Discussion Panel on Star Wars: Rebels (animated series) :: Room 371A

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Fanfiction 42069: Danubing to the Point to Write Goodly :: Room 352A

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Stage Combat Workshop :: Room 361B

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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The Magic of Space Opera :: Room 370C
Dominick D'Aunno, Marianne Dyson, D. Marie Prokop, Kevin Tumlinson, Barbara Ann Wright
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Words Matter: Crafting the Perfect Sentence :: Room 370F
Joe Lansdale, C.D. Lewis, Seanan McGuire, Martha Wells
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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2:10 pm

Houston Magic and Ventriloquism :: Room 340

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:10 pm to 3:10 pm
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3:30 pm

Dim N Wit and Friends Discuss the Effects of Cosplay and Costuming on their Real Life :: Room 351F

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Indie Publishing: Costs and Rewards :: Room 370E
Andrea Barbosa, Fern Brady, Deborah L. Davitt, Martine Lewis, Russell G. Little
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Plotting and Pacing a Short Story :: Room 370F
Dantzel Cherry, Joe Lansdale, John Moore, Joy Kennedy O'Neill
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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The Uncanny Valley in Fiction: Writing the Nearly Human :: Room 370D
C.M. Bratton, Seanan McGuire, Kate Pentecost, Holly Lyn Walrath
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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5:00 pm

In Defense of YA Romance :: Room 370C
Emily Evans, Kathryn Falk, Wren Michaels, Chantell Renee, Cheyanne Young
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Real Science vs. Scifi :: Room 361A

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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The Science Of Science Fiction :: Room 370F
Dominick D'Aunno, Marianne Dyson, Patrick Hemstreet, E.L. Russell, Greg Leitich Smith
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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5:05 pm

#AnimeDJs :: Room 362

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:05 pm to 5:50 pm
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5:10 pm

Prime Time Short Films :: Room 360

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:10 pm to 7:30 pm
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6:30 pm

Fun, Games & Prizes for Book Lovers :: Room 370E
Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Blaire Edens, Emily Evans, Rose Garcia
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Game of Throne Season 6: Review and Predictions :: Room 371A

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Learn to Be Funny at Parties! :: Room 371D

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Outlining? - The Best Way to Write :: Room 370F
Wayne Basta, Ian Michael Everett, C.D. Lewis, Laura Rich, H.C.H. Ritz, Shannon Winton
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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6:50 pm

Comicpalooza! The Musical :: Room 362

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:50 pm to 7:50 pm
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7:30 pm

Fire My Emblem: Interactive Dating Game! :: Room 351C

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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8:00 pm

Drag Cosplay Contest :: General Assembly
Ronald Kerr Jr. , Ian Michael Townsley, Albert Garza
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Rocky Horror Picture Show :: Room 362

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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9:30 pm

Personal Demons :: Room 360

Friday May 25, 2018 :: 9:30 pm to 10:15 pm
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10:30 am

Copyrights and Conduct: The Legal Side of Conventions :: Room 371A
Ira Domnitz
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Fantasy Authors (Real World Magic, Reading List, Adaptations) :: Room 370D
Seanan McGuire, John Moore, Laura Rich
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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11:00 am

Panel for Cosplay Makeup :: Room 351C

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Star Laws: The Final Frontier :: Room 371F

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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11:45 am

The Empire Striketh Back, Part 2 :: Room 362

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
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12:00 pm

Dystopian Universes - Handmaid's Tale and Beyond :: Room 370D
Fern Brady, Artemis Greenleaf, Martine Lewis, Carrie Patel, D.L. Young
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Literary Fan Roundtable: Fantasy & Urban Fantasy :: 3rd Floor Foyer
Kate Pentecost, Patrice Sarath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

From the Cauldron 102: Homebrew While You Play :: Room 351B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Lightsaber Training and Choreography :: Room 370A

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Quidditch/Harry Potter :: Room 361B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Welcome to Gravity Falls: Seeing your Future with Bill Cipher and Mr. Mystery! :: Room 371F

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:00 pm

H2Awesome! Show :: Room 362

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
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1:30 pm

Character-Building Springboard Writing Workshop :: Room 370E
Holly Lyn Walrath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
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Fostering Inclusivity and Multiculturalism in the SFF Community :: Room 370D
Rose Garcia, Dicey Grenor, Mat Johnson, Bryan Thao Worra
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:00 pm

Body Painting for Cosplayers :: Room 351A

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Comedy Sportz :: Room 372B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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Comic Relief: Why People Still Make Comics in an Oversaturated Market :: Room 351B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Masters of the Whedonverse Trivia Contest :: Room 371B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Stage Combat Workshop :: Room 361B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Star Wars Spelling Bee with H2Awesome! :: Room 362

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
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2:25 pm

Ventrilo Magic :: Room 340

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:25 pm to 3:25 pm
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2:55 pm

H2Awesome! Show :: Room 362

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:55 pm to 3:40 pm
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3:00 pm

Literary Read and Critique Session :: Room 370C
Jessica Reisman, Patrice Sarath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing Unforgettable Characters :: Room 370D
Joe Lansdale, Carrie Patel, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Bev Vincent
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing Violence in Speculative Fiction :: Room 370F
Melissa Algood, Rebecca Nolen, Patricia Flaherty Pagan, Chantell Renee, K.J. Russell, Holly Lyn Walrath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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3:30 pm

DIm N Wit Discuss Creating Original Characters :: Room 371C

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Femmes & Fun in Stranger Things :: Room 371F

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Kung Fu Demonstration and History :: Room 361B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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4:30 pm

Literary Fan Roundtable: Science Fiction :: 3rd Floor Foyer
Amy Sisson, Michael Wilson
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Open Mic Reading for All Genres :: Room 370F
Ian Michael Everett, Dicey Grenor, Missy Jane, T. Haven Morse, Michelle Muenzler, Patricia Flaherty Pagan, D. Marie Prokop, Saba Syed Razvi, H.C.H. Ritz
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
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Speculative Poetry Deathmatch! :: Room 370E
Karen Bovenmyer, Deborah L. Davitt, Michelle Muenzler, Saba Syed Razvi, Holly Lyn Walrath, Bryan Thao Worra
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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World-building for Short Stories, Novelettes, and Novellas :: Room 370D
Dantzel Cherry, Seanan McGuire, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Martha Wells
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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5:00 pm

A Map Shows Maybes :: Room 351A

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Prize Playing/Renaissance Martial Arts Demo :: ARMA Booth Exhibit Hall

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Underrated Disney Sci-fi films: Tron :: Room 352B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Magic and Magic Systems for Fantasy Writers :: Room 370E
John Moore, Andi O'Connor, Patrice Sarath, Michael Wilson, Barbara Ann Wright
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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The Editing Process (Revising Short Fiction for New Writers, Self-Editing Tips to Take Home) :: Room 370D
Andrea Barbosa, Fern Brady, J. Lynn Else, Alan J. Porter, Bev Vincent
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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6:30 pm

Game of Thrones Season 7: Review and Predictions :: Room 371A

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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7:30 pm

Comicpalooza Cosplay Contest presented by BBVA Compass :: General Assembly
Amanda Costigan, Mia McLaughlin, Philip Odango, Dana McGuire, Courtney Holmes, Orlando Jones, Regan Cerato, Katherine Wilson & Jenna Oliver, Rebecca Noel
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 7:30 pm
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Sex in Sci-Fi & Fantasy: Closed or Open door? :: Room 370C
Fern Brady, C.D. Lewis, Martine Lewis, Kate Pentecost, H.C.H. Ritz
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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9:20 pm

Comicpalooza! The Musical :: Room 362

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 9:20 pm to 10:05 pm
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10:15 pm

Kendolls Burlesque Show :: Room 362

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:15 pm to 11:45 pm
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11:00 am

Working with Non-Superhero Licenses in Comics :: Room 351B
Amy Chu, Joe Eisma, Matt Frank, Sara Richards
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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12:00 pm

H2Awesome! Lunchtime Show :: Room 362

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
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Literary Read and Critique Session :: Room 370C
Michelle Muenzler, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

Comicpalooza Cosplay Parade :: Cosplay Photo Shoot Area

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Cosplay Body Paint: Airbrush and Sponge Application :: Room 351F

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Cosplay Drag Boot Camp :: Room 351C
Ronald Kerr Jr. , Albert Garza
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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CW39 The Glitch! Live Facebook Podcast :: Room 352C

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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The Kingkiller Chronicle Fan Q&A and Live Show by CasterQuest :: Room 371F

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:00 pm

Children's Cosplay Contest :: Room 340

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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1:30 pm

Satire in Science Fiction :: Room 370F
Melanie Fletcher, Patrick Hemstreet, Evan Narcisse, Glenn Lazar Roberts, Shannon Winton
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:00 pm

Collecting Animation Art :: Room 371F

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Fan Discussion Panel on Star Wars: The Last Jedi :: Room 371A

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Stage Combat Workshop :: Room 361B

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Diversity in Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Comics from the Perspective of Black Creators :: Room 370F
Dicey Grenor, Evan Narcisse
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Leveraging Social Media For Fun and Profit :: Room 370D
Andrea Barbosa, Margo Bond Collins, Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Melanie Fletcher, T. Haven Morse
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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3:30 pm

Game of Thrones Season 7: Review and Predictions :: Room 351A

Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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