Free online lectures: Explore a world of ideas
TUE, MAY 15, 2018
Professor Toomey explains why time travel is so alluring, not just for science fiction, and he’ll tell us about the major contributions to the development of the idea. He also discusses the significance of science fiction in the evolution of time travel.
BIO: David Toomey
David Toomey is a Professor of English and the Director of Program for Professional and Technical Writing, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Dr. Toomey is author of Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very Very Different from Our Own.
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