The Steampunk Community is a wonderful collection of creative people and eccentrics, but sometimes that eccentricity is the tip of the iceberg and underneath the surface is lifelong struggle with mental illness. There is a deeply entrenched stigma associated with mental illness, and unlike physical illnesses it often remains hidden for fear of being judged. […]
The Steampunk Empire Symposium is pleased to announce the return of Emilie P Bush, esteemed steampunk author and an editor at the Steampunk Chronicles. 2012’s Symposium saw the Steampunk Chronicles Readers’ Choice Awards ceremony hosted by Bush, and we are more stoked than Bram Stoker to confirm that the Steampunk Chronicles and the Symposium will […]
To all the ladies and gentlemen of the Aether, we wish you a very happy New Year! We are now only four months away from the third annual Steampunk Empire Symposium and things are coming together fantastically. All the great things that you have come to expect from the Symposium will continue this year, such […]
Voltaire (Aurelio Voltaire Hernandez) is often described as a modern day renaissance man. He is a singer/ performer, creator of comic books, animation and toys. As a musician, he is a songwriter whose music can best be described as a collection of murder ballads, tongue-in-cheek exercises in the macabre, with just enough bawdy songs about […]
Ladies and Gentlemen, we at the Pandora Society are thrilled to officially announce that the Steampunk Empire Symposium 2014 will remain on the scheduled weekend of April 25-27, 2014 and will be held at the Crowne Plaza Blue Ash. This is a fantastic hotel that we have worked with before for Pandoracon 2012, and have […]
For one year only the Steampunk Empire Symposium will return to where it all began to celebrate “Steam Wars: The Steampunk Empire Strikes Back.” The multi-storey domed Atrium Ballroom is perfect for the Airship Races and will play host to concerts bigger than any Symposium before! Smaller shows will be held in the Stratford Theatre.
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Aether, an opportunity presented itself for the Steampunk Empire Symposium to relocate for April 2014; however, the snag was that it would have meant moving Symposium 2014 to Easter weekend. We put a poll to the public and the majority of people who responded voted to keep Symposium 2014 at […]
We are proud to announce that Ay-leen the Peacemaker will be a Guest of Honour speaker at the Steampunk Empire Symposium in April 2013. Ay-leen the Peacemaker (Diana M. Pho) is a fandom scholar, activist, blogger, and general rabble-rouser. She has traveled the country as a professional convention speaker about social justice issues. Her academic […]