CONWAY, Ark. (October 21, 2013) – Hendrix senior Zoë
Calhoun is one of five students whose work was selected for publication in
Dreams & Curiosities," an anthology featuring original science
fiction stories and essays from students from around the world, as well as from
top science fiction writers, scholars and technologists.
The anthology is published by Arizona State
University’s Center for Science and the Imagination and Intel’s
Tomorrow Project. The book is free to download and share at http://us.tomorrow-projects.com.
"Cautions, Dreams & Curiosities" was launched at this week’s The
Feast social innovation conference in New York City by Intel futurist Brian
David Johnson, director of the Tomorrow Project.
Calhoun is an interdisciplinary digital writing and
photography and Spanish major from Tucson, Ariz. Her piece is called Sustainable Suburbia and is featured in
a section of the anthology called Green
Dreams, a series of written pieces and visual art proposing “fact-based,
imaginative and beautiful sustainable visions of the future that we can build
The Green Dreams
competition was announced at the Center for Science and the Imagination’s
launch event in September 2012 and was part of a university-wide effort to
craft new narratives to inspire people to engage with sustainability not just
because they fear catastrophe, but because they want to create a more equitable
and vibrant future. All but one of the written pieces (Calhoun’s) and all of
the visual art in the Green Dreams
section were created by ASU students.
was shocked when I heard that my essay had been accepted into an anthology that
includes such innovative and well-written pieces,” she said.
Calhoun interned for Terrain.org and is a four-year
student-athlete on the volleyball team. You can follow her blog posts about
food, writing, photography and the peculiarities of NCAA Division III athletics
Following graduation, Calhoun plans to teach English in a
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in
engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year,
Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by
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the Way You Think about Colleges,
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