CSI and our partners are lighting up Tempe with a cavalcade of exciting science fictional events over the next couple of weeks! We hope you can join the festivities:
Science Fiction TV Dinner: The Twilight Zone
March 27, 5:30pm
Cottonwood Hall 101/103, Barrett, the Honors College, ASU Tempe campus
Enjoy free dinner, 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.
Sci-Fi Meets Sci-Fact Lecture
March 28, 7:30pm
Murdock Hall 101, ASU Tempe campus
Presented by ASU’s BEYOND Center
Join us for a conversation between theoretical physicist, cosmologist and astrobiologist Paul Davies and Booker Prize-winning novelist Ian McEwan. Paul and Ian will explore the power of fiction in engaging the great issues of our time, ranging from moral confusion to environmental disasters, from the cutting edge of pure science to the shadowy world of spying.
Imaginative Skeptics: Doubt, Conviction and Writing
April 1, 4:00pm
Basha Library, Old Main, ASU Tempe campus
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.
Origins Stories: A Weekend of Science and Storytelling
March 29 – April 2
Presented by ASU’s Origins Project
Join ASU’s Origins Project for a weekend celebration of creativity, science and storytelling with the world’s foremost scientists and artists, including Richard Dawkins, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ira Flatow, Brian Greene, Tracy Day, Bill Nye and Neal Stephenson.
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