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Saturday, July 30th, Freeman Center, CNU
8:30a-8:50a: Gathering. No registration necessary. Name tag stickers will be available for those who want them.
9:00-9:50a: Opening comments from Dr. Jason Ray Carney, CNU Department of English, followed by presentation on Edgar Rice Burroughs and "Sword and Planet" by Henry Franke, Editor, The Burroughs Bibliophiles
10:00a-10:50a: Lecture. Chris Semtner, Curator of the Poe Museum, "Pandemic and Poe: The Masque of the Red Death in Context"
11:00a-11:50a: Panel discussion. Dr. Jason Ray Carney and Dr. Nicole Emmelhainz, CNU Department of English, "Robert E. Howard and Sword and Sorcery"
1:00p-1:50p: Dr. Kyle Garton-Gundling, CNU Department of English, "Science Fiction's Audacious Religion"
2:00p-2:50p: Dr. Maxwell Tfirn, CNU Department of Music, "The Music of Science Fiction and Horror," featuring a theremin, synthesizer, and audio/laser demo
There is a room with approximately five tables set aside for socializing, gaming, and other uses. They are first come, first serve.
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This is our first time doing this so please manage your expectations. Thanks for the support. 😊📚☕️