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Valerie Hampton

Valerie Hampton

     Scientist / Author

Dr. Valerie Hampton is a history professor and author, who founded the American Society for Neo-Medievalism, speaking often at academic conferences on the intersection between popular fantasy and medieval history. She has a Film degree and is an associate producer for the Margaret Weis film, Star of the Guardians.



Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Valerie Hampton

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Fri 10:00PM Paranormal Activities Panel
Our panel of intrepid paranormal researchers and writers will talk about their latest endeavors. Paul Cagle (Mod.)
Centennial Foyer
(60 min)
Sat 12:00PM Urban Fantasy: Druids in the 'Hood Luncheon Banquet and Guest of Honor Speeches
Urban Fantasy themed Luncheon Banquet. Come hear the Guests of Honor speak!
Sat 05:00PM Archeology in Science Fiction and Fantasy - Round 2
A Paleontologist, 3 Archaeologists and a Lawyer comprise this panel of experts, who dish on how archeology informs genre writing. Bob Buettner (Mod.)
Sat 09:00PM Future Illnesses / Blights / Contagions - What's Coming Next?
Robert Hampson moderates this panel on future plagues and other health concerns that may be lurking around the corner.
Sat 11:00PM Mad Scientist Roundtable
Roundtable discussion of various and timely science topics moderated by Dr. Robert Hampson. This is a remarkable panel dating back to the earliest LibertyCons. Everyone gets a say but no one gets to say too much.
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch
Have coffee / continental breakfast and chat with the pros
Sun 02:00PM Cooking Out of this World
Todd McCaffrey moderates this panel on the fine art and culinary peculiarities of Out of this World Cooking Literally and Figuratively. From real world recipes (like crepes) to blatant plugs (Anne McCaffreys anthology, Cooking Out of this World), to the real question of eating (and cooking) in space.