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Friday, August 1 • 12:00pm - 12:40pm
Steeped in Enthusiasm

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Welcome to the world of Fandom Teas. For the uninitiated, “fandom teas” are blends of teas created and curated to tie in with characters and other aspects of popular fandoms. Whether you have a cabinet at home packed full of fandom teas or have no experience with loose leaf or blended teas at all, this panel will help you dip your toe in and find fellow brew enthusiasts. We will discuss the characteristics of common teas as well as the decision making process in selecting blend components to give attendees a grasp on what teas among the vast variety might suit their tastes. Several blends will be on hand for attendees to investigate in person.

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Dani Palmer

Staff Photographer, International Quidditch Association
Dani has been doing this for 5 years now. What exactly “this” is may be ambiguous, but involves having been a Slytherin since the age of 9 and this zany Leaky/Geeky community in every way possible, from writing for personal and help blogs on the topic of the con to volunteering as head of Slytherin House. As a disability and LGBTQIA+ advocate and photographer by trade, Dani spends most time using fandom circles to engage in bettering the... Read More →

Sara Paulson

Sara Paulson is an early childhood education major at University of Arkansas, where she also plays that pesky muggle sport, Quidditch, and sometimes is on the sidelines of a game with her bassoon. When she's not busy with school or work, you can find her watching Pokemon or wrocking out while sipping some tea. Sara has now been to 4 of the 6 LeakyCons and has been a proud Slytherin since the age of 8.

Friday August 1, 2014 12:00pm - 12:40pm
W102 A