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Future Imperfect: What Science Fiction Film Tells Us about Now

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on April 21, 2017 at 7:00pm

Free

Future Imperfect: What Science Fiction Film Tells Us About Now is a special lecture series at Chapel Hill Public Library held in partnership with the UNC Program in the Humanities as part of the NC Science Festival. Each event will have a talk punctuated with clips from Sci-Fi cinema.

April 14: Refugee Anxiety featuring Dr. Rachel Schaevitz, Carolina Public Humanities – How does the present day refugee situation compare with fictional ones portrayed in films like Children of Men and District 9?

April 21: Human/Machine Binary featuring Sean DiLeonardi, English and Comp. Lit. – From the existential questions posed by the androids of Blade Runner to the threat posed by The Terminator, it’s fair to say our relationship with machines is worth exploring.

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Dr
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Phone:
919.968.2777
Website:
http://chapelhillpubliclibrary.org/