Jim Funaro

Jim Funaro is the founder of CONTACT, an annual conference which brings together space scientists, science fiction writers and artists to explore humanity's futures (visit www.contact-conference.com). Jim is professor emeritus in anthropology at Cabrillo College, which has honored him with its highest award for teaching excellence. Publications demonstrating his research interests are “Anthropologists a Culture Designers for Offworld Colonies” and “On the Cultural Impact of Extraterrestrial Contact.” His career has emphasized the connections between the arts and the sciences. Besides his graduate degrees in Anthropology, he has a BA cum laude in Literature and is a published poet; he won the American Anthropological Association’s 1997 prize for poetry with “The Dancing Stones of Callanish.”

Broadcast 3075 Jim Funaro

Guest:  Jim Funaro; Topics:  The upcoming Contact Conference, speakers, keynotes, SETI, searching for life in the solar system, science fiction over the past 30 years, robots, AI, and more.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com.   Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 2640 Jim Funaro

Guest:  Jim Funaro; Topics:  Contact Conference 2016, special speakers & programs, anthropology, on and offworld plausible contact.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com.  Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 1714 (Special Edition)

Guest: Jim Funaro. Topics: Contact Conference 2012, First Contact, human behavior. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

Broadcast 1313 (Special Edition)

Guest: Jim Funaro. Topics: Contact Conference, cultural anthropology for exploring space. Jim Funaro returned to update us about this year's Contact Conference, March 26-28 at NASA Ames. Visit the conference website for detailed conference information and registration at www.contact-conference.org. In our first segment, Jim let us know that this conference was the 26th Contact Conference! We talked about the quarter century history of the conference and some of the memorable early programs.

Broadcast 580 (Special Edition)

DEEP SPACE MESSAGE: Hello to anyone listening out there and Space Show listeners. I'm the host of The Space Show, Dr. David Livingston, and The Space Show is now bringing you another Deep Space Message. This message comes to you from Jim Funaro of Port Townsend, WA on behalf of The Space Show. We appreciate your participating in our Deep Space Program. Dr.

Broadcast 1118 (Special Edition)

Guest: Jim Funaro. Topics: Contact Conference, NASA Ames, ET contact, anthropology, science fiction, Mars, SETI, Mars Phoenix Mission. Jim Funaro returned to discuss with us the upcoming Contact Conference to be held at NASA Ames from April 3-5, 2009. NASA Ames is located in Mountain View, California. You can find out more about the conference, the Contact group, register online, and make hotel reservations on the Ames base by visiting http://www.contact-conference.org .

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