The Legend of the Golem

Wed, April 2, 2008 | Prothro Auditorium in the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

How can a Jewish legend about the creation of artificial beings help us to navigate the ethical and public policy challenges of our century of biotech, computers and mega- corporations? This most popular post-biblical Jewish legend has inspired novelists, poets, filmmakers, and scientists to consider whether the Golem can save us from destruction by contemporary Frankensteins, future 'Terminators' and ourselves.

Sponsored by: Congregation Agudas Achim

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