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April 2018

Heroic Heroines and Reviled Rabble-Rousers: The Trouble-Making Women of the Victorian Era

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Salon C

Female figures such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, the Grimke sisters and others are revered today as brave women of the nineteenth-century who fought the status quo to improve women’s rights. However, at the time they were often reviled, criticized, and even outright attacked for speaking up. In addition, there were other more…

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Teapot Racing

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Patriot South (Main Stage)

Use your remote controlled teapot to get to the tea party on time. But BEWARE, there are obstacles in the way, so your racer must be prepared to navigate and handle well. If you handle your racer poorly, you could end up with a broken teapot! The course will contain a number of hazards that…

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Steampunk Props – Epic Vehicles of Mass Distraction!

April 29 @ 12:00 pm
Terrace (Maker Room)

Join David Lee of Hatton Cross Steampunk for a little show and tell! David will have his Steampunk Tank, aka “The Gentleman’s Armored Battle Carriage” at the panel and on display. He will discuss the making of such an epic vehicle, converting it to an electric powered vehicle, catching it on fire, etc. We’ll discuss how it…

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How Victorian Romanticism Created Steampunk

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Salon D

There are many kinds of "punk," but few have caught on like steampunk. Why? Enjoy a presentation and discussion about the parallels between Victorian/1800's romanticism and our present day obsession with an era long past. M. Leigh Hood is a rare beast of the Cincinnati wilderness typically preoccupied with writing, nerding, and filming.    …

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Steampunk Writers’ Workshop (Session 3)

April 29 @ 1:00 pm
Espresso

  In the Steampunk Community we have many aspiring writers working on their latest short stories and novels, and the Symposium would like to help you develop that story. Join us for a series of three writing workshops with published Steampunk authors as your guides: Session 1: Saturday, April 28th at 10AM Getting to know…

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Feature Hour with Maurice Broaddus

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Patriot North

  Feature Hour with Literary Guest of Honor Maurice Broaddus – It all started with a bit of a joke called Pimp my Airship… Join Literary Track director Leanna Renee Hieber as she presents a vitally important voice in Steampunk and Fantasy fiction. From the critically acclaimed Buffalo Soldier to discussing his latest works in…

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Mad Scientist Electronics Workshop

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Terrace (Maker Room)

This panel is designed to give you the tools needed to build simple electronic LED, Flashing LEDs, and sound circuits. You will learn how to read a schematic and the basic functions of common electronic components. Circuit diagrams and parts will be provided as well as help if needed. There will be many workstations with…

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NAMI’s In Our Own Voice

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Salon D

  You are invited to hear two trained individuals share their compelling personal stories about living with mental illness and achieving recovery. Throughout the In Our Own Voice (IOOV) presentation, audience members are encouraged to offer feedback and ask questions. Audience participation is an important aspect of IOOV because the more audience members become involved, the closer they come to…

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I Dream of Diesel: A World War Era gone PUNK

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Salon D

Dieselpunk! Atomicpunk! Decopunk! Join the Windy City Steam Collective as we journey into a World War Era gone PUNK! We'll discuss Dieselpunk, Atomic Punk, Decopunk, and their amazing influences in pop culture, fashion, and steampunk-friendly costuming! Captain-at-Arms Quentin Osei Rosethorne represents the Windy City Steam Collective, a Chicago-based Steampunk event group and the Dieselpunk-inspired crew…

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Closing Ceremonies

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Patriot South (Main Stage)

Find out which side won in the struggle between Steampunk Lady Loki and the Heroes of the Symposium. Find out which Airship won the Steampunk Olympiad Trophy. Find out what is the theme for the 2019 Symposium!

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