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Film, Video Becoming Interplanetary

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  • Becoming Interplanetary


  • This symposium, hosted by Lucianne Walkowicz, the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology at the Library's John W. Kluge Center, featured panel discussions on how current narratives, policies and laws frame human exploration and presence in space. The panels included a diverse group of thought leaders including astrobiologists, anthropologists, policy experts, artists and journalists whose work has relevance to the human exploration of Mars. The panels included "Becoming Interplanetary" with Brenda J. Child, Brian Nord, Chanda Prescod-Weinstein and Ashley Shew; "Mars on Earth" with Dana Burton, Nathalie Cabrol, Bobak Ferdowsi and Margaret Huettl; and "Alternative Futurisms" with D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem, Willi Lempert, Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo and Ytasha Womack, plus performances by DXTR Splits, SAMMUS and D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem.

Event Date

  • September 27, 2018

Running Time

  • 5 hours 21 minutes 47 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text




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