Semi-Final Program Grid for Iver Cooper
This is the Semi-Final program schedule. Iver Cooper may or may not actually be on these items, but probably will. However, due to circumstances beyond our control, modifications to the program can occur throughout the convention.
|Saturday 10:00 am: Alternate Alternate History (Ends at: 10:55 am)|
Panelists: Iver Cooper, John G. Hemry, Dave Klecha (M)
Is Alternate History alternate enough? What is the best way of making a history alternate -- little or big changes? How much is enough? Are authors failing in ambition or taking the easy way out? If the divergent point is more than a generation ago, would there be any recognizable people?
|Saturday 12:00 pm: The Heritage of Edgar RIce Burroughs (Ends at: 12:55 pm)|
Panelists: Michael Capobianco, Iver Cooper, Michael Dirda, Dr. Stan Galloway (M), Huck Huckenpohler, Cole Richardson
One hundred years ago, a former pencil sharpener salesman created a universe of action, adventure and excitement that has inspired artists, authors, actors, astronomers, rocket scientists, and, of course, hundreds of millions of readers to this day. How well does Edgar Rice Burrough's work translate to modern audiences? John Carter is the most recent attempt, but there have been many throughout the past century. What has worked and what hasn't?
|Saturday 3:00 pm: What's new in 1632? (Ends at: 3:55 pm)|
Panelists: Iver Cooper, Virginia DeMarce, Walter H. Hunt
Authors from the popular 1632 universe share the latest news and provide hints as to what was/is coming.
|Sunday 11:00 am: Research to Write (Ends at: 11:55 am)|
Panelists: Iver Cooper (M), A. C. Crispin, Darrell Schweitzer, Alan Smale
When writing historically based fiction, the details matter to many readers. What are the best sources for the different eras of Earth?
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