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The Interval Salon Talk Series 2018

The Interval

May 8th Through Sep 4th

The Interval At Long Now’s Tuesday evening Salon talks continue at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture on Tuesday, May 8, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., when science fiction and nonfiction author Analee Newitz discusses “Science Needs Fiction.” Stanford University linguistics lecturer and social sciences research fellow Sarah Ogilvie weighs in on “Words from the Crowd: The Collaboration That Made The Oxford English Dictionary” on Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Science fiction author, scientist, and entrepreneur Hannu Rajaniemi discusses “The Spirit Singularity: Science and the Afterlife At the Turn of the Twentieth Century” on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.¬†Rajaniemi researched Victorian-era attempts to map the afterlife, which inspired his latest novel, Summerland.

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Stanford University humanities professor and historian Caroline Winterer presents “The Art and Science of Deep Time: Conceiving the Inconceivable, 01800-01900.”

The Interval offers stimulating evening sessions with noted experts in future-facing topics. Enjoy signature Interval cocktails while listening to cutting-edge discussions of what may happen in the future.

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