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

May 16, 2017

…its own brand of “speculative culture,” the Clarke Center integrates the arts, sciences, humanities, engineering and medicine to better understand, enhance and enact the outcomes of human imagination. It considers the modes from which imagination operates: neurological, cognitive and socio-cultural. Public programs are a key medium for exploring and presenting…

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.

Space Travel, Resistance and Revolution Converge in New Art Exhibition at the Qualcomm Institute

January 14, 2019

On January 17th, the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego makes first contact with a new art exhibition rich with themes of space travel, resistance and revolution.

Genre Giants

May 11, 2017

…humanize other-worldliness of science fiction and fantasy Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Science fiction and fantasy came to life in the real and human forms of authors George R.R. Martin and Kim Stanley Robinson May 2 at the Price Center West Ballroom. The genre giants, each with ties…

Qualcomm Institute Gallery Fall Exhibition Speculates on What Dolphins Are Communicating

September 5, 2017

The Fall 2017 exhibition in the Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2 at UC San Diego, Speculative Dolphin Theatre, opens Oct. 5 and runs through Dec. 8. A public reception follows a panel with artist Lisa Korpos and cognitive scientist Christine Johnson.

Two UC San Diego Faculty Members Celebrated as 2023 Guggenheim Fellows

April 19, 2023

University of California San Diego faculty members Patrick Anderson and Jac Jemc are newly announced Guggenheim Fellows, a prestigious distinction awarded annually by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Origin Story

September 26, 2022

An uncanny number of speculative fiction writers have roots at UC San Diego. Author Sarina Dahlan ‘98 explores this phenomenon with other alumni writers.

UC San Diego Professor Uses Photography to Draw Together Different Disciplines

April 4, 2016

University of California, San Diego Department of Visual Arts Professor Lisa Cartwright has spent her career working across different disciplines.

San Diego 2049 Challenges Graduate Students to Solve Tomorrow’s Problems Today

November 29, 2018

…the tools of science fiction in order to anticipate and highlight future policy issues. Author and alumnus Vernor Vinge. The program, San Diego 2049, challenges UC San Diego’s graduate students to think outside the box and imagine a world unlike the one they are living in today. In small, interdisciplinary…

UC San Diego Researchers Receive Funding to Address Critical Issues Facing California

January 17, 2019

…San Diego-led projects include: Speculative Futures Shelley Streeby. Photo courtesy shelleystreeby.com. Professor of ethnic studies and literature Shelley Streeby will lead the development of the Cross-UC Speculative Futures Research Group, as practitioners in the emergent field of Speculative Futures Studies use literature, art, and theory to create more sustainable worlds…

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