Internationally renowned novelist and environmental activist Margaret Atwood will visit Arizona State University this November to discuss the relationship between art and science and the importance of creative writing and imagination for addressing social and environmental challenges. In this lecture Ms. Atwood will discuss her MaddAddam trilogy of novels that have become central to the emerging literary genre of climate fiction, or “CliFi.”
Tickets will be available September 2, 2014. There will be a book signing following the lecture.
This event is co-hosted by ASU’s Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, the Center for Science and the Imagination, and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.
Photo by Jean Malek