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MCSI Event: “Technology and the Narrative of the Self” with Ted Chiang

February 19 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

MCSI Perception in a social world

Ted Chiang

“Technology and the Narrative of the Self”
Award-winning science fiction writer

Including a panel discussion featuring Prof. Amy Kind, Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Claremont McKenna College and Prof. Brian L. Keeley, Director of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry, PItzer College

Ted Chiang’s short stories have won more than two dozen major science fiction awards, including four Hugo Awards and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Dubbed “one of the most influential science-fiction writers of his generation” by The New Yorker, Chiang is the author of “Story of Your Life,” which was adapted into the 2016 film Arrival.

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Date:
February 19
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.pitzer.edu/mcsi/fall-2018-perception-in-a-social-world-sensing-others-and-seeing-ourselves/

Venue

Benson Auditorium
1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States