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3/16/2015 - SteamPunk 101 with Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe - Monday, March 16, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Steampunk 101 with Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe

What exactly is steampunk?  According to www.dictionary.com , it is “a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy featuring advanced machines and other technology based on steam power of the 19th century and taking place in a recognizable historical period or fantasy world.”

Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe, a self-proclaimed “geek gal” who hails from the Springfield Library, will present a panel on steampunk called: The Intersection of Technology and Romance: Steampunk 101, on Monday, March 16th at 7:00.  She will discuss the various ways steampunk is identified, how it developed as a genre and how it is influencing everything from literature to fashion.  She will bring some steampunk pieces (props and clothing) for participants to try on after the program! 

For more information, visit www.panelsbygeekgal.com .

Please call 789-1550 x4 or register online at www.agawamlibrary.org. This event is sponsored by the Agawam Center Library Association.

CONTACT:

Wendy McAnanama

wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org                        789-1550 x4

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