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Journey of the Universe film

The Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series on Nature & the Environment


Journey of the Universe
Film viewing with panel discussion

Mary Evelyn Tucker and Dr. John Grim, Executive Producers, and Senior Lecturers and Research Scholars, Yale University
Thursday, February 7, 7 pm (special time)
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Konover Auditorium
University of Connecticut, Storrs

Journey of the Universe is a dramatic and expansive film that reimagines the universe story and reframes the human connection to the cosmos. Created by a renowned team of scientists, scholars, and award-winning filmmakers, it is beautifully filmed in HD on the Greek island of Samos, the birthplace of Pythagoras. Evolutionary philosopher Brian Thomas Swimme, whose stories awaken us to the beauty and complexity of our planet, hosts Journey.

The film was written by Swimme and Yale historian of religions Mary Evelyn Tucker and produced by Tucker and her husband John Grim. It has been shown nationwide on PBS and won a regional Emmy for best documentary in June.Following the film there will be a panel discussion featuring executive producers Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim. - 860.486.4500

The Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series brings leading scholars and scientists to the University of Connecticut to present public lectures on nature and the environment.