Monday

Please keep in mind that programming remains tentative at this time. Panels take place in the main track room, Chastain 1-2 in the Westin, unless otherwise noted with an asterisk.

Monday, September 3rd:

10:00 a.m. Magic Practitioners in Urban Fantasy: Witches and Warlocks
Witches and warlocks in the genre range from being an accepted part of their communities to the most feared. Our panel of authors will discuss the characteristics of those in their works.
Panelists: Jeanne P. Adams, David B. Coe, Anthony Francis, Kevin O. McLaughlin, Melissa F. Olson, Linda Robertson

*10:00 a.m. Lost Girl Cast (Peachtree Ballroom, Westin)
Interview and audience Q&A with cast members from the show
Panelists: Paul Amos, K.C. Collins, Kris Holden-Ried, Rick Howland, Zoie Palmer, Anna Silk, , Rachel Skarsten, Emmanuelle Vaugier

11:30 a.m. Deals with the Devil: Consorting with the Dark Side in UF
Urban Fantasy protagonists sometimes find themselves working with those they typically fight against. Our panel will discuss how this situation affects those characters and their worlds.
Panelists: Gordon Andrews, Ilona Andrews, Laura Anne Gilman, Kim Harrison, Faith Hunter, Richard Kadrey

*1:00 p.m. American Gods Cast (Peachtree Ballroom, Westin)
Audience Q&A with cast members from the show
Panelists: Demore Barnes, Bruce Langley, Ricky Whittle

*1:00 p.m. The Librarians Cast (Centennial II-III, Hyatt)
Audience Q&A with cast members from the show
Panelists: Christian Kane, John Kim

1:00 p.m. Angel’s Search for Atonement: Female Characters as Redeemers in the Buffyverse
A scholarly presentation on the role of women in Angel’s redemption in the Buffyverse, given by the Comics and Popular Arts Conference
Presenters: Margaret A. Robbins, Victoria Willis

2:30 p.m. The Devil in the Details: A Lucifer Fan Panel
A moderated fan-panel discussion of the hit show’s third season
Panelists: Eric R. Asher, Kevin Bachelder, John G. Hartness, Kristin Jackson, Jean Marie Ward, Wayland Smith