Events and Conferences

Fictional toroidal (doughnut-shaped) space colony, illustrated by Rick Guidice, one of many artistic renderings that were born out of an art program at NASA's Ames Research Center in the 1970s
Fictional toroidal (doughnut-shaped) space colony, illustrated by Rick Guidice, one of many artistic renderings that were born out of an art program at NASA's Ames Research Center in the 1970s.

 

The Ad Astra Center for Science Fiction & Speculative Imagination will hold various conferences and events celebrating the work being done in the field. Stay up to date by checking back here often, following us on social media, or registering for our newsletter

Ad Astra Presents Science-into-Fiction: Creativity and the Brain

Join us for our second Science into Fiction talk, Creativity and the Brain. This event features Dr. Barbara Kerr and Christopher Tacca, Ph.D student in Mechanical Engineering, Christopher McLamb, Ph.D. student in Counseling Psychology, and Kaylie Lyons Ridgeway, Ph.D. student in Counseling Psychology. They will demonstrate an EEG-enabled Virtual Reality system to help people see their brains-on-flow through a guided imagery process.

Thur., Nov. 3 | 6:30 PM | Lawrence Public Library + Online
The Ad Astra Center for Science Fiction & The Speculative Imagination Presents  Creativity and The Brain  A Science into Fiction Talk  A Presentation with Barbara Kerr  Williamson Family Distinguished  Professor of Counseling Psychology  Department of Educational Psychology  Thur., Nov. 3 | 6:30PM  Lawrence Public Library + Online