Geek Girl Con, which takes place October 19th and 20th downtown, has released their official schedule of events. There are dozens of things to do, for just about every level of geekery. Here's a handful of panel names to give you an idea of the breadth of discussion:
Race in Costuming and Performance 20 Years of Myst Edible Astronomy Crowdfunding Without Losing Your Mind Bringing Your Writing to Life with Spoken Word Everything I Thought I Knew About Fashion History was Made Up by Victorians Fat Girl: Fan Girl Karen Prell: The Career of a Muppeteer—and a Performance by Red Fraggle! Esperanto: La Internacia Lingvo Life as a Lone Wolf: Tips for a Successful Freelance Career Spotlight on Kelly Sue DeConnick
That's science, video games, comics, social commentary, career advice, history, arts discussions, linguistics, and a motherfucking Muppeteer. Talk about range. There's much more, too, including crafts, advice on writing your own role-playing game, and much more. Go visit Geek Girl Con's website for all the details and start planning your convention experience now.