Fantasy

JordanCon’s Fantasy Track offers programming spanning a wide range of stories and worlds. From traditional fantasy like Lord of the Rings & Harry Potter to YA stories and even Urban Fantasy like The Dresden Files. We don’t stop with literature- we cover the movies & television as well. Enjoy an old favorite like Buffy the Vampire Slayer or the long-running show, Supernatural? We’ve got you covered.

 

April 26, 2019
  • The Fantasy of our Childhood

    April 26, 2019  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    A discussion of how well the fantasy of our childhood has held up and how the new adaptations are treating them.

    Panelists: Will Kenyon, John G. Hartness, Mark McCray, JD Jordan, David B. Coe

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  • Fighting for Women

    April 26, 2019  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    During this panel, we will talk about good and bad examples in fantasy books and on screen as they relate to different gender or body types.

    Panelists: Ashley Chappell, Misty Massey, Morgan Smith, Ellie Raine

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  • Weeks' Hour

    April 26, 2019  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    Lightbringer and Night Angel- fan panel

    Panelists: Tiffany Franklin

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  • Kingkiller Chronicles After Dark

    April 26, 2019  8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    Aubree and Seth take on Kingkiller Chronicles as only an after dark panel can do.

    Panelists: Seth Lockhart, Aubree Pham

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April 27, 2019
  • Comedy in Fantasy

    April 27, 2019  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Maplewood A

    A discussion about the need for comedy in fantasy and examples of who did it well.

    Panelists: John G. Hartness, Jenn Lyons, Aleron Kong

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  • Star Wars

    April 27, 2019  11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    A review of the past year's content and discussion into the future of the Star Wars universe.

    Panelists: John Vots, Tiffany Franklin

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  • Using History Mercilessly

    April 27, 2019  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    A discussion of how real history has been manipulated into great fantasy.

    Panelists: Misty Massey, Sargon Donabed, Cecilia Dominic, R. Kyle Hannah

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  • Dresden Hour

    April 27, 2019  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    Deck the Halls with loony theories based off the new juicey Christmas present Jim gave us!

    Panelists: Thom DeSimone, Jenna Sellers, Erin DeSimone, Ariel Burgess, Chris Lipnickas

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  • Inclusivity in Fantasy

    April 27, 2019  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    A discussion about characters that we can identify with, especially relating to minorities, women, and LGBT populations.

    Panelists: Gerald L. Coleman, Anna Grace Carpenter, Mark McCray, Foster Bridget Cassidy

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  • A Game of Thrones

    April 27, 2019  8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    A fan-led late night panel to discuss everything that might cross lines.

    Panelists: Seth Lockhart, Aubree Pham

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April 28, 2019
  • What SHOULD we be reading?

    April 28, 2019  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Maplewood A

    An hour-long round table to talk what about what we're reading and watching in the hopes we can create more addicts!

    Panelists: Tiffany Franklin

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  • When Fantasy is Epic

    April 28, 2019  11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    A discussion of the resurgence in popularity of Epic Fantasy and how to distinguish it from the rest of the genre.

    Panelists: Brent Weeks, David B. Coe, Lydia Sherrer, Quinn Howard, Daniel Greene

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  • Myths & Monsters

    April 28, 2019  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    A discussion about the things that go bump in the night and how they are adapted to the fantasy genre.

    Panelists: Leia Powell, Faith Hunter, Jenn Lyons, Darin Kennedy, Darin M. Bush

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  • Supernatural!

    April 28, 2019  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    Do you ship Dean & Cas? Have thoughts about Amara? Come jump the shark with us and talk all things Supernatural.

    Panelists: Thom DeSimone, Bao Pham, Jen Halbman, Ashley Chappell, Erin DeSimone

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