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Stanford LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous)

EVT 507
Apr 12—Jun 15
7:00 PM
LK130, Li Ka Shing Center
Status: No Registration Required
LASER is a national program, founded in 2008 by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi under the aegis of Leonardo/ISAST, which brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, presents artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. People in the audience are also encouraged to briefly introduce their own work. For more information, please visit lasertalks.com.

Speakers for the April 12 LASER event include:

Goran Konjevod (Origami Artist) on "Origami Beyond Geometry"

Marjorie Schwarzer on "An Elephant in the Closet: The History of Habitat Dioramas"

Megan Palmer (Stanford/Biosecurity) on "Biotechnology Governance"

Eva Silverstein (Stanford/Cosmology) on "Horizon Dynamics and String Theory"

Speakers for the June 15 LASER event include:

Fred Turner (Stanford/Communication)

Fyodor Urnov (UC Berkeley/Genomics)

Elizabeth Jameson (Neuro-Artist)

Adrien Segal (Sculptural Data Artist)

This program series is co-sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies, the Office of Science Outreach, and the Stanford Deans of Research, Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Medicine, and Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.
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