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Saturday, September 27 • 10:00 - 12:00
Inventors, Travellers, Scientists, Spies: Real-life Steampunk Women

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Despite the popular image of Victorian Women being repressed and proper, many women in the U.K. and in America lived lives more adventurous than any fictional Steampunk heroine. This presentation introduces some of these women including Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer; Amelia Edwards, travel writer and archaeologist in Egypt; Mary Anning, palaeontologist, and spies on both sides of the Civil War.

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Carrie Sessarego

reviewer, Geek Girl In Love and Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
Carrie Sessarego is the geek reviewer for "Smart Bitches, Trashy Books" (smartbitchestrashybooks.com), where she reviews science fiction and fantasy romance. She's also the creator and writer of "Geek Girl in Love" (geekgirlinlove.com), where she reviews science fiction, fantasy, non-fiction, and anything else she feels like reviewing on any given day. Carrie is a freelance writer and researcher and is thrilled to have finally reached the... Read More →


Saturday September 27, 2014 10:00 - 12:00
Oak

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