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The Unlimited Possibility of Human Imagination

September 26, 2022

The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego brings together scientists, artists and engineers to better understand, enhance and encourage imagination.

UC San Diego Welcomes Author George R.R. Martin in Support of Clarion Workshop

April 17, 2017

…raise funds for the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. Martin is a former instructor for the oldest science fiction and fantasy writing program, which resides within the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination. Considered the most prominent fantasy writer since J.R.R. Tolkien, Martin will engage in conversation…

Author Cory Doctorow to Speak at UC San Diego on Scarcity, Abundance and the Finite Planet

January 26, 2018

On Feb. 9, bestselling novelist and activist Cory Doctorow will be back on the UC San Diego campus for a lecture at the Qualcomm Institute on the Earth’s finite resources as reflected in his 2017 novel, WALKAWAY.

Genre Giants

May 11, 2017

…San Diego through the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, bantered on stage under bright lights against a backdrop flanked by the emblems of the Great Houses featured in the “Game of Thrones,” HBO’s enormously popular adaptation of Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” series. The novelists offered…

UC San Diego Partners with Warner Bros. to Celebrate Iconic Film at Comic-Con

July 16, 2018

Fifty years ago, the film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” directed by Stanley Kubrick, who co-wrote it with futurist Arthur C. Clarke, changed the world. The groundbreaking cinematic revolution offered a visionary view of the future and of humankind’s place in the cosmos. The film inspired numerous changes in science, technology…

UC San Diego’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination Takes Audiences to Places They Can’t Wa

May 16, 2017

…programming is the world-renowned Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. It is the oldest writing program of its kind, known to produce more of today’s notable science fiction writers than any other university in the world. For example, recent Clarke Center guests Martin and Robinson are Clarion instructorand student-alumni.…

UCTV Arts Channel: Connecting the Community with Rich, Cultural Programming

February 22, 2024

Bringing front-row, free access to the performing arts, UCTV has launched a new Arts Channel. The self-funded UCTV Arts aims to create 12 to 18 original programs at UC San Diego, spotlighting artists and musicians who otherwise may not have a platform to share their work and stories.

Still Connected After all These Years

February 4, 2016

…directorship of the prestigious Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, the nation’s oldest and most respected program of its kind. Clarion is an intensive six-week summer program focused on fundamentals particular to the writing of science fiction and fantasy short stories. “I was hired at UC San Diego in…

Triton Pride at This Year’s San Diego Festival of Books

August 11, 2021

When this year’s San Diego Festival of Books returns Aug. 21, UC San Diego will once again be well represented, from faculty as featured authors and professors leading key panels, to staff who have helped shape the cultural event in our region for years.

UC San Diego Physicist Flexes ‘BICEP’ to Introduce Controversial New Book

April 5, 2018

In 1895 Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite sat at a desk in Paris and secretly wrote out his last will and testament. In that document, the man known to many as “the Merchant of Death” stipulated that his vast wealth be distributed in the form of yearly prizes to…

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