Kenneth Hite (princeofcairo) wrote,

My Capricon Schedule

If you're planning to attend Capricon, the more capricious of the two Chicago-area SF conventions, you may be delighted and surprised to hear than I shall be empanelled thereat. If you're not currently planning such attendance, but are still delighted or surprised by this news, then hie thee to the Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling on Friday, February 7 and Saturday, February 8, where among the panoply of conventional activity, you shall find me thus:

Mythology Mixology - Friday, 02-07-2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm - Botanic Garden A
Some of the oldest stories told today are the myths of Egypt, Greece, and other ancient cultures. Not only do these stories still speak to us, but authors continue to find new ways to adapt them to our modern sensibilities. What can we learn from Osiris, Aruru, Athena, and other ancient stories?
Brian Babendererde, Kenneth Hite, Lauren Jankowski, Sherrilyn Kenyon (M), Neal Litherland

Time Travel without Technology - Friday, 02-07-2014 - 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm - Willow
While most time travel seems to involve a technological breakthrough, sometimes, as with Matheson’s Bid Time Return or Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, characters manage to move through time either through force of will or natural phenomenon. How is this time travel different from the more traditional type?
Walt Boyes (M), Roland J. Green, Bill Higgins, Kenneth Hite, Matt Mitrovich

Autographing: Babendererde, Hausladen, Hite - Saturday, 02-08-2014 - 10:00 am to 11:15 am - Autograph Table
Brian Babendererde, Blake Hauslad, Kenneth Hite

Another Form of Story Telling - Saturday, 02-08-2014 - 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm - Birch A
Not only do games help while away a relaxing (or competitive) evening, they can also be an alternative method of story-telling. How are fictional aspects woven into games so they come out as an interactive fictional exercise.
Donald J. Bingle (M), Wesley Chu, Kenneth Hite, Emmy Jackson, Tom Trumpinski
Tags: conventions, sf
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