June 25, 2024

Magilton to lead 'Star Trek'-inspired TEDx event

Plastic model of U.S.S. Enterprise ship from "Star Trek"


Elsbeth Magilton, director of externships and a lecturer in the University of Nebraska College of Law, will present a TEDxOmaha Salon, “The Real-World Influence of Star Trek,” at 6 p.m. June 27 at Kaneko, 1111 Jones St., in Omaha.

Elsbeth Magilton

Magilton will share her 2023 Omaha TEDx talk of the same title and lead participants through an exercise. She will take participants through the twists and turns of how she started using science-fiction stories and simulations to unpack hard topics.

Tickets are $10 and can be acquired here.

Participants should enter via the library entrance, on 12th St. The event is expected to last about an hour.

Video: "The real-world influence of Star Trek" by Elsbeth Magilton, TedXOmaha 2023.