Symposium Costume Contest

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You work hard to perfect your Steampunk look . . . come show it off at the Symposium Costume Contest. Presented at Symposium 2019 by Paige Cordano   2019 International Steampunk Symposium Costume Contest Guidelines Welcome to the 2019 Symposium Costume Contest! Registration and pre-judging for the contest will take place from 1pm – 2pm […]

Grandiloquent Concinnity: Revivifying a Moribund Linguistic Culture in a Most Agreeably Divertive Fashion.

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A general discourse regarding the quotidian utilization of grandiloquent words with a greater degree of concinnity (studied harmony or elegance of literary style) so as to eschew obfuscation wherever possible. Presented at Symposium 2019 by Jason Travis Ott This being a general discourse regarding the quotidian utilization of grandiloquent words with a greater degree of […]

Leather Crafting Workshop

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Learn how to get started on your own leather costuming, props, and accessories. Presented at Symposium 2019 by Tandy Leather Since 1919, Tandy Leather has been the resource for generations of leather crafters, providing quality leather, tools, hardware, kits and teaching resources. They carry all of the supplies you need for leather crafting projects such as holsters, […]

Mad Scientist Workshop

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Learn how to add a bit more spark to your creations with this hands on electronics lab. Presented at Symposium 2019 by Reid Minnich Make electronic circuits with the help of an experienced instructor. You’ll learn how to make sounds and flashing lights. All parts are provided.   Reid Minnich is a Sci-fi writer, maker of […]

Brace Yourself! Make Your Very Own Preposterous Steampunk Bracer

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A make and take workshop for Steampunk Bracers. Presented at Symposium 2019 by Professor Cornelius Zowski & Lady Jacqueline Zowski Panel participants will create their very own Steampunk preposterous arm bracer from thrift-store finds, nut, screws, bolts, hot glue, and their imaginations. This panel is presented by two special education teachers. This is a make a […]

Steamfunk!

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Black Americans talk about creating steampunk characters that are empowered by re-imagined historical narratives. Presented at Symposium 2019 by Ofeibea Loveless, Teal Bowen, & Cassandra L. Jones, Ph.D. This panel will focus on how black American cosplayers/steampunks see themselves in and operate inside of the steampunk genre, and discuss show re-imagining the country’s antebellum past can […]

Time Traveling Film Fest

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Three retro-futuristic films for your viewing pleasure and discussion. Presented at Symposium 2019 by Nyx Grabe This one hour program contains the Dieselpunk film short, The Wars Of Other Men, along with the Steampunk Poe-inspired Fragility, finishing up with a documentary about how the special effects and CGI in Wars Of Other Men was achieved. […]