29 Mar 2023

Boston College, MA

Submitted by Kimon

Boston College's Lowell Humanities Series 2023

Cosponsored by the Boston College Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies Program, the Lynch School's Center for Psychological Humanities and Ethics, and English Department

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Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Kim Stanley Robinson
“The Future of Climate, Technology, and Society”
March 29 | 7:00 p.m. | Gasson 100

An American science fiction writer, Robinson is the author of more than 20 books, including the international bestselling Mars trilogy, and New York 2140, Aurora, Shaman, Green Earth, and 2312, a New York Times bestseller nominated the seven major science fiction awards—a first for any book.

Sent to the Antarctic by the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers’ Program in 1995, he returned in their media program in 2016. Named a “Hero of the Environment” by TIME magazine, his work has been translated into many languages and has won a dozen awards in five countries.

His honors include the Heinlein Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction, the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society, and asteroid 72432 was named “Kimrobinson.” His novel, The Ministry for the Future, was selected as one of Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of 2020; his most recent, The High Sierra: A Love Story is a non-fiction exploration of his years exploring the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Cosponsored by the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, the Earth and Environmental Sciences and English departments, the Environmental Studies Program, and the Lynch School of Education and Human Development's Center for Psychological Humanities and Ethics.

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