A Moderated Discussion Between Author Ted Chiang and Nirmal Trivedi

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday September 29, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
      1:00 pm - 1:59 pm
  • Location: Clough Commons, Clough Lounge, Suite 205
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  • URL: http://enrichment.gatech.edu/clough_lounge
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Contact

Nirmal Trivedi

Director, Academic Transition Programs (GT1000 & First-Year Reading Program)

Center for Academic Enrichment

Summaries

Summary Sentence: On Monday, September 29th, from 1pm to 2pm, in the Clough Lounge, Georgia Tech’s Center for Academic Enrichment will present a moderated conversation between Dr. Nirmal Trivedi and author Ted Chiang.

Full Summary: On Monday, September 29th, from 1pm to 2pm, in the Clough Lounge, Georgia Tech’s Center for Academic Enrichment will present a moderated conversation between Nirmal Trivedi and author Ted Chiang.

On Monday, September 29th, from 1pm to 2pm, in the Clough Lounge, Georgia Tech’s Center for Academic Enrichment will present a moderated conversation between Nirmal Trivedi and author Ted Chiang.

Mr. Chiang’s “Truth of Fact, Truth of Feeling” is this year’s common reading for Georgia Tech and the core text for a new campuswide initiative called Project One. Mr. Chiang is the author of Stories of Your Life and Others and The Lifecycle of Software Objects. He was born and raised in Port Jefferson, New York, and attended Brown University, where he received a degree in computer science.  His work has received the John W. Campbell Award, four Nebula Awards, four Hugo Awards, four Locus Awards, a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, a Sidewise Award, and a British Science Fiction Association Award. He lives outside of Seattle, Washington.

Find out more about Project One at p1.gatech.edu.

He will participate in three events on Tuesday, September 30 that are free and open to the Georgia Tech community:

  • 9:30-11 am: Open Class on Science Fiction, 02 Skiles;
  • 1:30-3 pm: Open Class on Creative Writing, 02 Skiles; and
  • 5-6:30 pm: Plenary speech on "Mobile Technologies and New Narratives of the Self," Student Center Ballroom.


 

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Georgia Tech Library, Academic Engagement Programs, Clough Lounge, Clough Commons Events Calendar

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Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
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  • Created By: Tearanny Street
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 29, 2014 - 5:22am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:21pm