Join us as we explore our infamous iconic author, Edgar Allan Poe. You probably haven’t read him since high school. No worries! Our weekend gathering will satisfy your curiosity, imagination and intellect with other Poe enthusiasts and newbies. Come and experience our American master storyteller, Edgar Allan Poe.
POE CON SESSION SCHEDULE Saturday, January 14 Check in at the State Theatre 8:30am-9:30am
9:30am: Quoth the Audience Evermore: Poe in Pop Culture Presented by Hillari DeSchane Location~State Theatre
10:30am: Crime, Punishment and Poe: The Literary Godfather of Crime Presented by Professor Melissa Rocha Location~State Theatre
11:30am: Murder, Mayhem or Mishap: Can YOU Crack the Mystery of Poe’s Death? Presented by Professor DeAuna Marks and Trent Marks Location~Mistlin Gallery (1015 J St.)
Sunday, January 15 Check in at the State Theatre 8:30am-9:30am 9:30am: POEtry: Poe’s Dark Romantic Heart Presented by Dr. Jim Beggs Location~State Theatre
10:30am: The Resurrectionists: Bringing Poe to Life on Stage Presented by Dr. Alejandro Sabre, Dr. Deborah Kavasch and Linda Bunney-Sarhad Location~State Theatre
11:30am: Beastly Poe: Ravens and Orangutans and Cats, Oh My! Presented by Hillari DeSchane Location~Mistlin Gallery (1015 J St.)