Our final Guest of Honor for SaikouCon 2018 is Charles Dunbar! Charles is an anime anthropologist and lecturer that has appeared and spoken extensively throughout the con scene. Please welcome him to the SaikouCon family! Charles will be presenting several panels over the course of SaikouCon this year, with a plenthora of subject matter, there will be something for everyone! Charles is graduate of Hunter College, CUNY, where he received a BA in Religion and Anthropology and an MA in Cultural Anthropology. His thesis, Pilgrimage, Pageantry and Fan Communities was published in 2011 and focused on anime convention participation, including spending habits, cosplay, demographics, communal behaviour and convention culture.
SAIKOUCON 2018 is July 27-28-29 at Econo Lodge Hotel Conference Center, 1151 Bulldog Drive, Allentown, Pensylvania. Preregistration still open. GO TO: www.saikoucon.com