Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 32: May 25 - 28, 2018 Missoula, Montana

Ruth Frey

MisCon 32 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 Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Heroes of Norse Mythology, Rocket Tent (1)
    Moderator: Realms of Avalon ; Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Matt McAdoo

    A panel focused on the written word, and the ways in which later cultures have potentially altered, censored, and/or put their own spin on Norse Heroes.

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

    Check out some replica European, Chinese repeater, and Vietnamese crossbows.

  • Break Sat 12:50 - Sat 2:00
  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Asian Bows, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Moderator: Robert Chenoweth (Bob); Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Matt McAdoo

    Join Realms of Avalon and learn about and try several Asian Bows!

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sun 11:00
  • panel Sun 11:00 - 12:50 PM, Medieval Crossbows!, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Moderator: Robert Chenoweth (Bob); Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Matt McAdoo

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

  • panel Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Basics of spinning, Demo Tent (8)
    Moderator: Vandy Hall; Panelists: Ruth Frey, Vandy Hall, Rebekah Leib

    Spinning with a drop spindle. Students will learn the basics of how to draft and spin wool using a drop spindle, and take home a spindle and wool to practice with. $10 fee including spindle and wool.

  • Break Sun 1:50 - Sun 4:00
  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Bows of the West/Ancient Bows, Medieval Demo Area (7)
    Moderator: Realms of Avalon ; Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Matt McAdoo

    Come learn about ancient bows from Viking Age, England, and Native American. The Realms of Avalon will have a lot of bows and arrows on hand for you to check out.

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Mon 10:00
  • panel Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Ancient And Medieval Bows, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Robert Chenoweth (Bob); Panelists: Realms of Avalon , Robert Chenoweth (Bob), Ruth Frey, Rebekah Leib

    Discuss bows from the ancient world, Europe, and Asia.