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Getting a Life: The Social Worlds of Geek Culture – Author Meets Readers

Author Meets Readers invites you to join an informal discussion on new books published by members of the Carleton University Faculty of Public Affairs. About the Book Getting a Life: The Social Worlds of Geek Culture considers the real people who have invested time and resources to make geek culture what it is. The book recentres our […]

Gamers and Geeks unite for popular fest

Post by Justin Francoeur. From April 8 – 10, 2016, the Ottawa Geek Market held it’s bi-annual festival at the Nepean Sportsplex in conjunction with the Capital Gaming Expo. The weekend saw two popular events filled with local gamers and fans of sci-fi, fantasy, anime, steampunk and horror congregate under one roof. As far as modern “geek […]

For the love of Comiccon

One meeting room hosted a conversation on how mathematics can be used to solve the dilemma of the zombie apocalypse. Down the hall, line ups formed for discussions on how to improve your steampunk cosplay and character. Further lines around the outside of the building ushered fans into the next celebrity Q&A. The very idea […]