• Michael Sacasas

Timely Virtues: Hope and the Future

Throughout the fourth lecture in the Timely Virtues series, "Hope and the Future," associate director Michael Sacasas referenced a number of images illustrating our thinking about and imagining of the future. The images below accompany the lecture and their sequence is matched to the progression of the lecture.

You can listen to the lecture here: "Hope and the Future."

Space Colony proposed by physicist Gerard O'Neill (1976)

Underwater home featured in Epcot's Horizons

1939 World's Fair poster featuring Trylon and Perisphere

Futurama at the 1939 New York World's Fair

Riders glance at the city of tomorrow inside Futurama

1933 Chicago World's Fair Poster

John Gast's "American Progress" (1872)

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