SoonerCon 28 Event Schedule

SoonerCon Event Schedule

SoonerCon 28 is June 7-9 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Plan your SoonerCon weekend now by clicking on a guest profile to see their appearance schedule or download a PDF of the event schedule using the buttons below.

Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G

History of Count Gregore

Living history, from the Count himself. Join SoonerCon's Oklahoma Speculative Fiction hall of famer and local legend John Ferguson, a.k.a. Count Gregore, for a look back at his 60-plus-year career in TV broadcasting, plus his current roles in the Senior Follies and other stage productions.

Panelists: Michael Cross, Count Gregore

Tracks: Film & TV, Horror

Tags: Presentation

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A

Aahh!!! Real Monsters: Tentacles in SF

We'll talk about the intrusion by tentacles into sci-fi and fantasy. Let's discuss their metaphorical uses and celebrate just how cool cephalopods actually are. From Verne to Lovecraft to Tolkien’s “Watcher in the Water” to John Carpenter’s The Thing to Star Wars and Arrival, what's so creepy about tentacles?

Panelists: Ethan Nahté, Dan Erickson, Carolyn Kay, Tedd Pennella, Bradley H. Sinor, Karen Thrower

Tracks: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror

Tags: Panel

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