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The Interval Salon Talk Series 2017

The Interval

Through May 30th

Tuesday evening Salon talks continue at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture on Tuesday, April 18, Jennifer Petersen (Media Studies, University of Virginia; currently a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University) discusses “When Freedom of Speech is More Than Words: Expression from Film to Code.” Petersen is the author of the 2011 title, Murder, The Media, and The Politics of Public Feelings: Remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. She is currently working on a subject for a new book, “How Machines Came to Speak: Media Technologies and the First Amendment.”

Award-winning speculative and science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson visits The Interval on Tuesday, May 9. Robinson has written 20 novels, including 2312 and his latest title, New York 2140, was published March 14, 2017.

“Scurvy Is Still With Us” is the subject of the multi-speaker talk on Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Speakers giving short talks include James Holland Jones, James Nestor, Kara Platoni, and Jennifer Colliau.

University of Southern California professor Andrew Lakoff addresses “How We Become ‘Unprepared:’ Imagining Catastrophe from the Cold War to Bird Flu,” on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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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