Geek Week 2019

Cosplay Kickoff

Bruin Walk, All Day Long

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Back for 2019 and dressed to impress.

You’ve seen the cosplay pictures from Comic-Cons all over the world. Now it’s time to experience the real thing! See your favorite fictional characters come to life in epic Geek Week fashion on the first day of Winter Quarter at UCLA.

Geektacular Wonderland

De Neve Plaza, 5pm to 7pm

When you’re a geek, you’re always a winner.

Geek Week officially begins with fun and games galore! Discover your fandom in De Neve Plaza through activities for geeks and non-geeks alike.

This year’s launch features balloon and caricature artist, liquid nitrogen ice cream, cosplayers, live video game projections, and tabletop gaming.

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University of Comics, Los Angeles

De Neve Commons Plaza Room, 6pm to 8pm

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It’s gonna be a page-turner.

A young geek like you could totally create the next big thing in comics or graphic novels. But where do you start?

Discover the amazing world of comic book and graphic novel creation at the University of Comics Hear professional writers and illustrators reflect on their craft, see the latest issues from independent studios, and learn how to write and draw your own wondrous creations.

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A Night of Ice and Fire: a Game of Thrones Experience

De Neve Commons Plaza Room, 7pm to 9:30pm

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Dinner is coming.

Are you a breaker of chains? Do you always pay your debts? Or are you a man of many faces?

Behold the wonder as The Hill transforms into The Wall for Geek Week’s tribute to Game of Thrones.

Revel in a feast worthy of a royal wedding, then find out who among you flies like a Stark and who flays like a Bolton in our massive murder mystery game.

This night is dark and full of terrors, so bring your dragons. Don’t miss it! First come, first served.

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TechFair

Carnesale Commons and Northwest Campus Auditorium, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

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Tech, you're it!

On Thursday January 10, Residential Life Learning Centers are calling on all geeks to create and innovate the future through technology.

Join us in Carnesale Commons and Northwest Campus Auditorium for Spotlight Sessions with influencers, gamers, industry leaders and campus innovators; featured showcase presentations; and an Exhibit Hall with special guest hosts.

Enjoy entertainment and win giveaways throughout the night! Make the most of your Geek Week experience with Tech Fair.

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MegaCon

Bradley International Hall & De Neve Plaza, 7pm to 11pm

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It’s Anime-zing!

Ikuze! Embrace the big moments and subtle traits of the wonderful world of anime at this year’s Geek Week Mega-Con.

Celebrate the best of anime, manga, and geek culture through performances, panels, art installations, games, and exhibition booths.

Bonus content: did you get our exclusive daily stickers at our four previous events? Show us your badge at MegaCon to collect your extra-special prize!

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