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July 10-12, 2015
Radisson Hotel, High Point, NC 
www.con-gregate.com 

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Friday, July 10 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Warrior Women From A To Z: Arwen To Zelda

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From Xena and Wonder Woman to Brienne of Tarth and even Zelda, warrior women can be very different. What defines them? What critical aspects of a character make them "warriors?"

 


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JT the Enginerd

Science Guest
Jen “The Enginerd” is an all-purpose geek.  She obtained her Masters of Science in Engineering Mechanics with a focus in biomechanics from Virginia Tech in 2013.  Her research focused on animal locomotion and included the analysis of beetle respiration and helping construct a platform to measure the force produced during an insects jump.  She also hopes to obtain a Masters of Education in Instruction and Curriculum in the near future as... Read More →

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Allegriana

Costuming Guest
Allegriana first entered the con scene in 2008 as “The Chainmail Chick”, a fantasy art and pinup model best known for her impressively impractical wardrobe of metal bikinis. Since then, she’s branched out into costume design, cosplay, and digital art, becoming part of award-winning costume company Ribbons and Rivets, which specializes in armor and leather work, as well as apprenticing under latex masters Organic Armor. She is... Read More →
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Jonathan French

Literary Guest
Jonathan French is the author of the Autumn’s Fall Saga, an epic fantasy series. His debut novel, THE EXILED HEIR, has been hailed as “…a combination of pen strokes that successfully resurrect the old world fantasy concepts of Beowulf, Prydain, Oz and Masters of the Universe.” His second book, THE ERRANTRY OF BANTAM FLYN, launched in July on the Kindle bestseller lists at #6 in Norse/Viking fantasy and #36 in... Read More →
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Ron Garner

Literary Guest
Ron Garner is the CEO of Silence in the Library Publishing, a small press specializing in science fiction and fantasy and dedicated to changing the relationship between publishers, authors, and readers. He grew up in Vicksburg, Mississippi, but spent thirteen years of his life moving around the country in various billets as an officer in the United States Marine Corps before becoming a publisher. He holds an undergraduate degree in... Read More →
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Alicia McCalla

Literary Guest
Alicia McCalla writes for both new adults and adults with her brand of multicultural urban fantasy, paranormal, romance, and horror. Her stories always include strong women heroines who fight back, sometimes to the death. Alicia is an activist in the movement towards diversifying Science fiction and Fantasy (#diversityinSFF). She created the first "State of Black Science Fiction 2012" blog tour, is an active member in the State of Black... Read More →
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Rhonda Oglesby

Co-host, Producer, Designer, GameOnGirl
Rhonda Oglesby is a writer, designer, and herder of ideas on the GameOnGirl web site. Through three years of interviews, writing, and speaking, she has become a student of how gender identity is portrayed and treated in the real and cyber life of the gaming community. Her articles on the site are deeply researched critical thinking about how to be a better geek citizen. She has dual degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Western... Read More →


Friday July 10, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Provincial A

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