Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 6:00p -
Aeronaut Brewery Company
14 Tyler St
Somerville, MA 02143
21+, Alcohol, Art, Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Film, Lectures & Conferences, Meetup, Nightlife, Performing Arts, University, r/BostonSocialClub
Come explore how the fan culture around Star Wars resembles a religion with founders, factions, neophytes, converts and apostates. These films have inspired both love and hate in audiences, resembling rituals of practice and identity that we often associate with religion. This panel brings together scholars and film critics to explore the history and future of the Star Wars universe and fandom. Hosted by Cosmologics, the online magazine of the Program for Science, Religion and Culture at the Harvard Divinity School and Aeronaut Brewery. Talk is followed by a film screening in the Aeronaut Taproom.
The Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a celebration showcasing fun and the leading edge in science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math in our region. A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives. To learn more more about this year's Cambridge Science Festival, taking place from April 17 to April 26, 2015, visit cambridgesciencefestival.org.