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INconversation with Jonathan Eller

Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:00 PM


It’s hard to overstate the importance of the seven-decade career of writer Ray Bradbury. Today Bradbury’s books, papers and many personal artifacts are housed at IUPUI’s Center for Ray Bradbury Studies. Professor Jonathan Eller, one of the world’s foremost experts on the author, is shepherd of this incredible treasure trove. He joins us for this Quantum Leap INconversation to discuss Bradbury and his legacy, the deep connections between the author and the space program, and the unique role of science fiction in helping us imagine the future. Thanks to a partnership with Ash & Elm Cider Company, attendees will be able to sip a limited-edition cider inspired by Bradbury’s famous dandelion wine recipe. Ray Haberski, Professor of History and Director of American Studies at IUPUI, will moderate. About INconversationINconversation engages an intimate group in interesting and insightful conversations with some of the nation's most intriguing thought-leaders. This highly participatory question-and-answer style discussion involves the thought leader, a moderator and the audience. INconversation is a signature program of Indiana Humanities. About Quantum LeapQuantum Leap explores and celebrates the spirit of possibility and problem-solving that occurs when we bridge the humanities with science, technology, engineering, math and medicine. www.IndianaHumanities.org/QuantumLeap About Indiana HumanitiesIndiana Humanities connects people, opens minds and enriches lives by creating and facilitating programs that encourage Hoosiers to think, read and talk. www.IndianaHumanities.org  About the Center for Ray Bradbury StudiesThe Center for Ray Bradbury Studies is the nation's first center dedicated to the study of science fiction and fantasy author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012). It is housed within IUPUI's School of Liberal Arts. www.bradbury.iupui.edu

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