Tag Archive for conferences and conventions

ValhallaCon 2014

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The first year of a convention’s existence is like watching a sapling sprout from the ground: there’s not much to expect from the young seed, but you want to see it grow into something strong and beautiful. ValhallaCon is one…

TCAF Top Ten 2013

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What is this TCAF of which we speak?  Well, it is perhaps my favorite comics event I am lucky enough to attend every year, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.  This year was the tenth anniversary of the festival, and so…

ALA 2012 Update: Fandom Panel line-up!

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I was privileged to moderate an excellent panel this last Sunday at ALA Annual 2012 called (Re)telling Stories: Fanart, authorship, and how stories are shared, reconstructed, and retold on fandom, fan cultures, reading, and authorship. Attendees asked me to post the…

TCAF 2012 Handouts

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For those lucky folks who attended TCAF this past weekend and attended the two panels I participated in but unfortunately left without our useful handouts, here they are, conveniently downloadable in PDF. From the Friday TCAF Librarian and Educator Day panel…