Science Fiction TV Series: The Jetsons Tuesday, November 27, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Memorial Union 242 (La Paz Room), ASU Tempe campus RSVP at http://asujetsons.eventbrite.com Since 1962, The Jetsons has defined an iconic vision of the future, imagining a course of progress that blends high technology with familiar social and cultural values. Yinong Chen and […]

Join Micah Lande and Angela Sodemann of the College of Technology and Innovation to watch and discuss the 2007 version of The Bionic Woman, science fiction, cyborgs, design and the future of humanity. Free dinner will be provided! Visitor parking details are available here.  Angela Sodemann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering […]

Celebrate William Shakespeare’s birthday with Doctor Who! Join us for a screening of the episode “The Shakespeare Code” and a conversation about time travel, the Elizabethan era, TARDIS, Time Lords and how we can’t save the world without good stories. The conversation will be moderated by Ed Finn, director of the Center for Science and […]

Reception: 4:30 – 5:15pm / Doors Open: 5:15 / TV Dinner: 5:30 Star Trek’s original series remains perhaps our most influential and beloved vision of the future. It continues to animate our ambitions to explore space, exemplifies scientific ethics and the search for cross-cultural understanding, and even provides a design spec for Google’s dream of […]

  More information coming soon! Featuring classic shorts with Marvin the Martian, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig! Speakers will include Kevin Sandler, a scholar of animation and associate professor in ASU’s Film and Media Studies program, and Lindy Elkins-Tanton, a planetary scientist and director of ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration. Free […]

From Star Trek to Interstellar, starships have long held a special fascination for science fiction storytellers. The ships function as surrogate Earths, providing safety, sustenance, and a sense of home for people journeying among the stars. Starships contain whole communities, even entire societies, and often serve as host to complex ecosystems that encompass plant life, […]