Attention prospective Arizona State University graduate students! ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination and Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes are seeking a Graduate Research Assistant as part of the Frankenstein Bicentennial Project. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, published in 1818, has provided a remarkably durable and […]
Newly released: American Dreamers, a collection of “dreams from optimists, inventors and mavericks with ideas for a brighter future.” My essay (online here) leads off the book with a look at the combustible, illuminating nature of good ideas and the unique optimism of the American Dream. It’s also a pretty good declaration of principles for what we are trying to accomplish at the Center for Science and the Imagination.
One of our Hieroglyph collaborations.
Ron Broglio, Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University, discusses how philosophy, aesthetics and literature can help us rethink the relationship between humans and the environment.