C2E2 2018 Schedule

My C2E2 2018 schedule: Friday 4/6 It's Ok to Not Like Things, 4/7 Yellowface, Whitewashing, and Window Dressing, and Exploring Gender through Comics, Sunday 4/8 It's Ok to Not Like Things Family Edition

This weekend will mark my seventh C2E2 (the only year I missed was 2011), and I only (ha!) have four panels this year, so hopefully I’ll have more time to wander Artists’ Alley and catch up with friends. Continue Reading →

April 2018 Schedule

April’s shaping up to be a busy month! I’ve got several events coming up in the Chicago area, including a post-screening panel on the technological and cultural themes in the┬áReady Player One film, panels at C2E2, and the next 20×2 readings and performance series… Continue Reading →

(Long Overdue) C2E2 2016 Panel Videos

I finally got around to cutting and uploading the footage from the two C2E2 2016 panels I was able to record: “Fight the Power,” which I moderated with authors Rachel Caine, Arwen Elys Dayton, Michelle Hauck, and Lisa Yee, talking about themes of revolution in science fiction and fantasy; and “With Great Power: Mentoring the Next Generation of Geeks,” where I joined Wesley Sun, Lynne M. Thomas, Ytasha Womack, and Aaron Amendola (moderator) to talk about leadership and encouraging the growth of inclusive, vibrant geek communities and professions. Continue Reading →

C2E2 Panel Video 2: “Opening the Clubhouse Doors: Creating More Inclusive Geek Communities”

As promised, here is the full video for our C2E2 panel on geek communities, inclusivity, diversity and representation: “Opening the Clubhouse Doors: Creating More Inclusive Geek Communities.”* (UPDATE:┬áThe following discussion Continue Reading →