Ruth Frey

MisCon 31 Attending Professional

Ruth Frey, also known as Dame Ruth, has a wide range of interests. Professionally, she works as a technician in a University biology lab, but in her free time she enjoys studying Medieval and Renaissance history as part of Realms of Avalon.

Web site: https://www.facebook.com/Realms-of-Avalon-112616592100559/

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Archery of Ancient Europe, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Rebekah Leib, Matt McAdoo

    Meet with Realms of Avalon as they teach you about archery of ancient Europe.

  • Break Fri 4:50 - Sat Noon
  • panel Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Medieval Crossbows!, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Rebekah Leib, Matt McAdoo

    Check out some replica medieval crossbows.

  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Female Role Models, Ballroom C
    Panelists: Ruth Frey, Julie Frost, Meradeth Houston, John Logan

    What role do female characters such as Susan Ivonova, Lara Croft, Hermione Granger, and Leia Organa play? How have these roles expanded and evolved over time? Who are some of your favorites and why do they resonate with you?

  • Break Sat 1:50 - Sat 3:00
  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Straw Into Gold: Textile Arts In Folklore, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Ruth Frey, Rebekah Leib

    We all know the story of Rumplestilskin spinning straw into gold - but did you know "spun gold" was a real thing in the Medieval era? How could Sleeping Beauty cut herself on a spinning wheel? Can you really make shirts out of nettles? Many of these seemingly nonsensical elements have beginnings in the real world but are largely forgotten today. This panel examines historical connections to popular tales as well as some of the things that lent textile arts a hint of the magical in everyday lif

  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sun 10:00
  • moderator Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Solarpunk: An Emerging Genre?, Patio Tent (1)
    Moderator: Ruth Frey; Panelists: David Boop, Ruth Frey

    You've heard of Cyberpunk, Steampunk, and maybe Biopunk, but what about Solarpunk? It's a small movement, but worth watching as it develops. If you're interested in green technologies, social reform, better futures, and Art Nouveau style, it may just be a thing for you!
    Panelists: Ruth Frey

  • Break Sun 10:50 - Sun Noon
  • panel Sun Noon - 1:50 PM, Medieval Crossbows!, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Rebekah Leib, Matt McAdoo

    Check out some replica medieval crossbows, bolts, and see how they function.

  • Break Sun 1:50 - Sun 4:00
  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, The Well Dressed Viking Archer, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Rebekah Leib, Matt McAdoo

    he Well Dressed Viking archer will focus on the current knowledge we have about archery during the Viking period to include bows, arrows and quivers

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Mon 10:00
  • panel Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Asian Archery, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Matt McAdoo

    Asian archery will look at Japanese, Mongol, Manchu and Chinese archery, arrows, quivers, bows and clothing.


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