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UCSD World-Building the Future at San Diego Comic-Con 2019

  • San Diego Central Library, Shiloh Special Events Suite 330 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA, 92101 United States (map)

Looking forward to our San Diego Comic-Con panel Sunday July 21 at the San Diego Central Library at 2, with the awesome graduate students who participated in the San Diego 2049 project this year, Patrick Coleman, and Annalee Newitz. Check out their projects at

Shelley Streeby (professor, UCSD, Imagining the Future of Climate Change: World-Making through Science Fiction and Activism) and Annalee Newitz (science fiction writer/journalist, Autonomous) will be joined by two teams of graduate students who imagined the future of the San Diego border region (and world beyond) through a yearlong program at UC San Diego using science fiction world-building techniques and interdisciplinary collaborations. Moderated by Patrick Coleman (assistant director, Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, UCSD). The participants are Shelley Streeby, Annalee Newitz, Patrick Coleman, and Tyler Farnan (Team IntelGovNet), Courtney Geigle (Team IntelGovNet), Nathan Vieland (Team IntelGovNet), Jeanelle Horcasitas (Team Fronteras), Olivia Quintanilla (Team Fronteras), and Nima Rassooli (Team Fronteras).