2019 Programming

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Is Tyrion an analog of Richard III? How is the plot of A Song of Ice and Fire like Shakespeare's dramatization of the War of the Roses? This panel will explore thematic connections between Shakespeare's tragedies and ASOIAF/GoT.

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With a new prequel pilot in the works, we’ll attempt to recreate the best picture of what Westeros in the Age of Heroes was like and what we might expect to see in the upcoming series.

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The Dothraki tell the legend that dragons were born from a second moon that once hung in the night sky. But what if the myth is real? This panel will analyze folklore and real-life science, making the case for a link between the destruction of the moon and the reason the Long Night was so deep and dark.

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From White Walkers taking babies left in the forest to Daenerys losing her baby in an act of blood magic—the motif of the stolen child is rampant in ASOIAF. Our panelists will trace the origins of the stolen child in myth and literature, calling on fairy tales, folklore, and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Is Tyrion an analog of Richard III? How is the plot of A Song of Ice and Fire like Shakespeare's dramatization of the War of the Roses? This panel will explore thematic connections between Shakespeare's tragedies and ASOIAF/GoT.

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Join the ladies of Scavenger Squad Cosplay to discuss one of the most divisive ship wars currently wreaking havoc on the GoT/ASoIaF fandom: #Jonsa vs. #Jonerys