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Sunday, June 4 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Folklore and Urban Legends

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How Folklore and Urban Legends influence our society and how they morphed into the Creepypastas we know today.

Moderators
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James McDonald

Science
James McDonald has consulted for dozens of clients from startups to Fortune 100 organizations on designing and implementing transformative technologies over twenty-five years. In addition to consulting, he speaks on futurism and coming disruptive technologies and their impact on businesses and all of our daily lives.nnIn addition, Jim develops content and materials for personal and professional development, technology, privacy issues, and Artificial Intelligence.nnHe also is a science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary fiction author, using his background in cultural anthropology and sociology. His current series are the Home Summonings and Longbow Initiative urban fantasy series.nnHis newest project is The... Read More →

Speakers
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Alethea Kontis

Author, Kingdom of Arilland
Alethea Kontis is a princess, author, fairy godmother, and geek. Her bestselling Books of Arilland fairytale series won two Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Awards (Enchanted and Tales of Arilland), and was twice nominated for the Andre Norton Award. Alethea also penned the Alpha... Read More →
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Tina R. McSwain

Paranormal, CAPS - The Charlotte Area Paranormal Society
I am a well respected paranormal investigator and researcher with over 20 year experience. I founded CAPS - The Charlotte Area Paranormal Society in 2005 and we are still going strong today. We take a scientific approach to the study of all types of paranormal activity.
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Calandra Usher

Calandra Usher, born and raised in Northport NY (Long Island), graduated from SUNY Buffalo with a BFA in Sculpture and became a certified K-12 art teacher. She spent a year in the Peace Corps in Ghana, West Africa, teaching art in a deaf school. She and her family lived in Detroi... Read More →
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Michael G. Williams

Paranormal
Writer, gamer, athlete, LGBTQ activist & advocate. | | Michael G. Williams writes wry suburban horror: stories of monsters, macabre humor and the deceptively picturesque. He is the author of the novels PERISHABLES (2012 Laine Cunningham Novel Award), TOOTH & NAIL, DEAL WITH... Read More →


Sunday June 4, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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