Lecture: Dr. PATRICK MCCRAY “Wiring the Work of Art: Engineers and Artists in the Age of Apollo”

Date/Time
Date(s) - September 24, 2019
5:00 pm

Location
Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, University Center for the Arts


W. Patrick McCray is a professor in the Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. McCray’s most recent book (2013) is The Visioneers: How an Elite Group of Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future, which won the Watson and Helen Miles Davis Prize from the History of Science Society as the “best book written for a general audience.” Besides authoring three other books about the history of science and technology, he also recently co-edited a collection of essays called Groovy Science: Knowledge, Innovation, and the American Counterculture which the University of Chicago published in 2016.