Future Café: Cities

Please join us for our last Future Café of the academic year, held as a follow up to 3CT’s half-day event Materializing the Future: Urban Space.

When: Monday, May 14, 5:00-630 pm

Where: 3CT’s Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave, University of Chicago)

Who: all students in the College are invited to attend

 

Please join student facilitators Peter Forberg, Joshua Maymir, Hayley Gruenspan, and Jendayi Jones in a discussion imagining the long-range future of cities.

 

For details on the Friday May 11 event, go to: Materializing the Future: Urban Space.

Attendance at the event is only a suggestion to stimulate discussion at the Future Café.

 

 

 

 

Future Café: Intimacy

What: Future Café on Intimacy

When: Thursday May 3, 2018, 5:00-6:30 pm

Where: 3CT’s Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood, University of Chicago)

Who: All students in the College are welcome to attend.

Please join student facilitators Ariella Carmell, Drew Levanti, Jendayi Jones, Saylor Simon, and Tunisia Tai in a discussion of the long term future of intimacy.

Future Café April 5: Transportation.

Please join us for the next Future Café on Thursday, April 5 at 5:00 at Wilder House.

Topic: The Future of Transportation

When: Thursday, April, 5:00-6:30 pm

Where: Wilder House, 5811 South Kenwood Avenue

Who: Interested undergraduates

What: Cake and discussion of long-range futures

The following media pieces are suggested (but not required!) to stimulate the discussion.

A little goofy, but this animation of problems and possible futures is fun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQwnT1jqxw8

More seriously, these two articles look at how new technologies are being developed and might or might not be adapted:

Tech and the Future of Transportation

The Future of transport is about more than driverless cars

March 1 Future Cafe: Post-Capitalism and Labor

When: Thursday, March 1, 5:00-6:30 pm

Where: Wilder House, 5811 South Kenwood Avenue

Who: Interested undergraduates

What: Cake and discussion of long-range futures

The following media pieces are suggested (but not required!) to stimulate the discussion.

 

Paul Mason, “The End of Capitalism Has Begun,” The Guardian (17 July 2015)

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jul/17/postcapitalism-end-of-capitalism-begun

February 1 Future Café: Climate Change

Please join us for the next Future Café on the topic of Climate Change.

 

When: Thursday, February 1, 4:30-6:00 pm

Where: Wilder House, 5811 South Kenwood Avenue

Who: Interested undergraduates

What: Cake and discussion of long-range futures

The following media pieces are suggested (but not required!) to stimulate the discussion.

 

“Six Ways We Can Adapt to Climate Change”

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/05/opinion/adapt-climate-change.html

Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-Ho, 2013)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1706620/

“The Uninhabitable Earth”

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/07/climate-change-earth-too-hot-for-humans.html

“Are We as Doomed as that New York Magazine Article Says?”

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/07/is-the-earth-really-that-doomed/533112/