UC Speculative Futures Collective presents A Symposium on Speculative Futures and Education

UC Speculative Futures Collective Presents
A Symposium on Speculative Futures and Education

Contemporary popular culture abounds with dystopian visions of disastrous futures, a ruined planet, racial conflict, and polarizing global inequalities. But in order to build a better world, we first have to imagine it. Over the next year, the UC Speculative Futures Collective (UCSD, UCR, UCI, UCSC) will be holding events which will bring together scholars and others in the emergent field of Speculative Futures to envision more sustainable worlds and futures. On December 4, 2019, UCR will be hosting a symposium on Speculative Futures and Education, which will consider how best to shape the future of our educational institutions.

Participants include:
Victor Betts • R. Alan Brooks • Carlos Cortes • Rachelle Cruz • Nicole Furtado • Jeanelle Horcasitas • William Huber • Celeste Jackson • Sanaa Khan  • Maïko Le Lay • Jasmine Moore • Olivia Quintanilla • Raquel Rall  • Eric Schwitzgebel • J Sebastian • Claire Stanford • Summer Sutton • Cathy Thomas • Felix Vargas • Sherryl Vint  • Yao Wang • Fran Wilde • Wang Yao

December 4, 2019
Wednesday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm
University of California, Riverside
CHASS Interdisciplinary Building, South
Screening Room, INTS 1128

Free and open to the campus.

Initiated by a grant from the University of California’s Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives, the UC Speculative Futures Collective is an emergent group of scholars and practitioners of Speculative Futures Studies. The lead investigators are professors Shelley Streeby (UC San Diego), Nalo Hopkinson (UC Riverside), Christoper T. Fan (UC Irvine), and Neda Atanasoski (UC Santa Cruz)

UCR and Riverside are Tongva and Cahuilla lands also shared with Serrano, Luiseño, Chemehuevi and other Indigenous nations.

Information:
(951) 827-3245  performingarts@ucr.edu

Illustration by Melanie West

 

Wednesday, December 4 at 8:30am to 5:30pm

CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Screening Room, INTS 1128

Event Type

Arts, Lectures & Presentations

Audience

Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Transfer Students

Department
Creative Writing
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