Join us for truth elixirs, laser-cut rock art, flash mobs, food trucks, vast crowds of masked faces, Native American rock music, cyborgs and 3D printers. Emerge unites artists, engineers, scientists, storytellers and designers to build, draw, write and rethink the future of the human species and the environments that we share. This year, Emerge tackles […]

Join us for truth elixirs, laser-cut rock art, flash mobs, food trucks, vast crowds of masked faces, Native American rock music, cyborgs and 3D printers. Emerge unites artists, engineers, scientists, storytellers and designers to build, draw, write and rethink the future of the human species and the environments that we share. This year, Emerge tackles […]

Celebration and performances Twitter Verses, a performance by Lance Gharavi, Eileen Standley and Jake Pinholster School of Arts, Media and Engineering dance performance X-Act flash mob Migration Roots, a musical performance by James O’Halloran Waila and Cumbia music by D Faktion Nyne and Mumsigo Tribe, bands from the Tohono O’odham Nation Projection mapping by David Tinapple and students […]

Room: Cottonwood 101/103 Join us for a screening of the classic Twilight Zone episode “Number 12 Looks Just Like You” and a conversation about biotechnology, ethics and the connections between visions of human perfection and ideas about race, gender and social class. The conversation will be moderated by Ed Finn, director of the Center for […]

Room: Basha Library (2nd floor) How do you get people to believe a story about not believing? Join ASU’s Lawrence Krauss, theoretical physicist and author of A Universe from Nothing, and Ian McEwan, Booker Prize-winning novelist and author of Sweet Tooth and Solar, for a conversation about skepticism, rationality and the writer’s imagination. At 5:30, Dr. […]

Join Tracey Grose, an expert on the clean energy economy, innovation systems and growing global linkages, for a presentation and conversation with G. Pascal Zachary, professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Ed Finn, director of the Center for Science and the Imagination. This event is co-hosted by […]

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 […]

This event is presented by ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination and Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The Science Fiction TV Dinner series has been reanimated for a new year! Join us for a screening of The Walking Dead and a conversation about death, taxes and zombies. The US stands on the precipice […]

Imagine: It is the year 2030. The weather is catastrophic. The university has been interiorized. New drugs are being tested. Students and faculty are research subjects. Surveillance is pervasive. Adriene Jenik, director of ASU’s School of Art, unveils her new film SPECFLIC 1.9, which imagines the near future of a public research university. RSVP now! […]

Location: Cottonwood Hall, Room 101/103 Map: http://goo.gl/oHnSRU Blast into the distant future with the Science Fiction TV Dinner series and BBC’s classic science fiction comedy, Red Dwarf! Join us for a conversation about space exploration, holograms, cat people and whether great science fiction can also be funny. The conversation will be moderated by Ed Finn, […]

Look on as a zombie horde chases hapless high school drama students across the ASU campus and into historic Old Main. After the action, zombie ushers will escort audience members inside Old Main’s Carson Ballroom, where we’ll help launch Tom Leveen’s young adult novel Sick, about a group of high school drama misfits who fend […]