How can we think more creatively and ambitiously about the future? It all begins with a good story. Hieroglyph teams up scientists and science fiction authors to reject gloomy dystopias

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

Educators, science professionals and science advocates – we hope to see you at the Arizona SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference on September 4 at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts! The

Ever wonder how they made the dinosaurs so scary for Jurassic Park? Join Michael Trcic, lead special effects artist of the T. Rex for Jurassic Park, as he discusses the

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

Location: Cottonwood Hall, Room 101/103 Map: Blast into the distant future with the Science Fiction TV Dinner series and BBC’s classic science fiction comedy, Red Dwarf! Join us for

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

Presented by ASU’s BEYOND Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science Our compulsion to make “sense of it all” used to be satisfied by myths and faith. Today, we probe for

What will journalism, fact-checking and the information economy look like in the future? How will our experience of current events be transformed by smart mobs, ubiquitous computing and intelligent algorithms?

Make It So with Nathan Shedroff Interfaces in sci-fi serve a primarily narrative purpose. They’re there to help tell the story of how a character disables the tractor beam, or

The next big and murderous human pandemic, the one that kills us in millions, will be caused by a new disease-new to humans, anyway. The bug that’s responsible will be

Explore strange worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and boldly go where no one has gone before with the Center for Science and the Imagination and Star Trek:

A presentation by Henk Mooiweer and Hans Haringa, Shell GameChanger Since the mid-1990s Shell GameChanger has been bringing the practices of Silicon Valley into Shell. Key breakthroughs, worth billions today,

This event is presented by ASU’s BEYOND: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science Humans have long dreamed of going to Mars, but the only hope for doing so in the

Why do the digital humanities matter? From data-driven explorations of digitized texts to networked pedagogical experiments that connect classrooms across institutions and countries, the digital humanities is fostering new possibilities

How does language define us? How do we use stories and performances to shape the world around us, to give it meaning? How can digital media give us a new,

On display from January 17 – June 4, 2014 The American POP! exhibition explores the transformative effects that science fiction and popular culture have on our everyday lives and the

When it comes to exploring space, why should scientists and engineers have all the fun? How can we use creative and artistic experiments to better understand our place in the

Join the Center for Science and the Imagination for our first Science Fiction TV Dinner of 2014 with Quantum Leap, an early 1990s classic that blends science fiction, actual science,

AZ CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning) is a one-day annual conference that brings together computer-assisted language learning enthusiasts from Arizona and beyond to share ideas, network and receive valuable feedback on