Tuesday, September 21, 2010

ICon 2010: My Events

As I may have mentioned here in the past, I've been involved with the planning of ICon TLV, the Israeli science fiction and fantasy convention that will be held at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque over Sukkot week, 25-30 September.  It's been a fun and somewhat exhausting experience, and I've ended up with some interesting events.  If you're in the neighborhood, consider stopping by.

All links go to the official ICon website.  All events are in Hebrew unless otherwise noted.
  • Interview with author Lavie Tidhar
    Sunday, September 26th, 15:00-15:30, at the Tzomet Sfarim booth

  • Jewish Fantasy: A Panel Discussion
    Based on the internet brouhaha of last winter, an Israeli perspective.
    Participants: Prof. Ortzion Bartana, Dr. Hagay Dagan, Rabbi Adi Cohen, Shimon Adaf, Abigail Nussbaum (moderator)
    Sunday, September 26th, 17:00-19:00, at the Cinematheque veranda tent

  • A Guide to Biblical Monsters
    Paired lectures by Dr. Hagay Dagan and Asaf Asheri, introduced by Abigail Nussbaum
    Monday, September 27th, 19:00-20:30, at the Cinematheque veranda tent

  • International Science Fiction: A Panel Discussion
    Participants: Nicholas Seeley, Andrei Sapkowski, Lavie Tidhar, Abigail Nussbaum (moderator)
    This event will be in English
    Tuesday, September 28th, 14:00-15:30, at the Cinematheque veranda tent

  • Next Year's Reading List: A Book Recommendation Panel
    Participants: Liat Elkayam, Henry Harel, Didi Chanoch, Abigail Nussbaum (moderator)
    Tuesday, September 28th, 15:30-17:00, at the Cinematheque veranda tent

  • How to Write an Israeli Future: A Panel Discussion
    Participants: Shimon Adaf, Lavie Tidhar, Nir Yaniv, Abigail Nussbaum (moderator)
    Tuesday, September 28th, 17:00-18:30, at the Cinematheque veranda tent

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