Cosplay Entries 2023

We are currently accepting submissions for our online Cosplay Contest! Please visit here for the rules! You can submit your cosplays using this Google Form. Online entries are due March 18. Here are the wonderful entries we have so far, from both the Photo and Video categories. This page is only for the Online contest–weContinue reading “Cosplay Entries 2023”

Cosplay Call 2023

Show off your cosplays at the fourth Geek/Art CONfluence COSPLAY CONTEST organized through Syracuse University on March 26, 2023. The CON will mostly be in-person this year, but we will continue to have both in-person and online Cosplay Contests! See the separate rules for each type of contest below. You can see the current onlineContinue reading “Cosplay Call 2023”

Vendors, Artists, & Groups 2023

The CON has a host of exciting local vendors, artists, and groups. They include: 501st Legion, Garrison Excelsior (Star Wars costuming): website, Facebook, Instagram Andromeda’s Alchemy (cosplay, crafts, art, and design): Facebook Collectibles Galore (comics and collectibles): Facebook Funky Town Comics & Vinyl: Facebook GDA Comics James P. McCampbell: Facebook Luna Cat Cafe: Facebook, InstagramContinue reading “Vendors, Artists, & Groups 2023”

Accessibility and Inclusion at the 2023 Geek/Art CONfluence

The Geek/Art CONfluence is dedicated to providing a diverse, inclusive experience—with a focus on increasing awareness of disabilities within geek culture—in partnership with Syracuse University’s “Cripping” the Comic Con, aka CripCon. Please visit for more information about the CripCon. To learn more about what “cripping” means, please visit:  For information about the CripCon’sContinue reading “Accessibility and Inclusion at the 2023 Geek/Art CONfluence”

Activities 2023

The CON is always chock-full of activities. All activities are on the first floor of the Shaffer Art Building unless otherwise noted. The schedule for artist talks, panels, and cosplay is listed separately here. The talks and cosplay contest are in room 121. 11:00 Trivia Contest RPG One-Shot–this game is now full, thanks for everyone’sContinue reading “Activities 2023”

Panels & Presentations 2023

Every year we feature an extensive slate of talks about geek culture by artists, faculty, and students. This year we have three amazing artist speakers and several diverse and fascinating panel talks. The talks, panels, and cosplay contests, are in Shaffer 121. You can also watch our panel talks on Zoom for free if youContinue reading “Panels & Presentations 2023”

2022 Geek/Art CONvergence Main Page

Who We Are The Geek/Art CONfluence is a comic con focused on creativity, inclusion, and diversity in geek culture. It will take place in-person and online on Sunday, March 27 from 10am-6pm EST. The in-person CON will be located in the Shaffer Art Building at Syracuse University. The online part of the CON will takeContinue reading “2022 Geek/Art CONvergence Main Page”

2021 Geek/Art CONvergence Full Schedule

CHEDULE FOR TALKS The following is the full schedule from the previous, 2021 CON. 10am-11am Nina Piazza; James McKay; Ed Catto Panel: “Geek Culture’s Connections to World Culture and History” 11am-Noon Benjamin Marra “Why You Should Self-Publish Your Comics” Noon-1pm Aimee Balint; Elizabeth Williamson; Darlena Marie Panel: “Building Identity” 1pm-2pm Natalie Riess “Comics: The DrawingContinue reading “2021 Geek/Art CONvergence Full Schedule”