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Stanford LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous)

Code:
EVT 631
Day:
Wednesdays
Date(s):
Apr 20—Jun 8
Time:
6:00 pm (PT)
Location:
Online on Zoom
Cost:
FREE
Additional Info:
To register, click on Get Tickets below. After registration, the LaserTalks group will share the video connection link.
Status: Get Tickets
LASER is a national program, founded in 2008 by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi under the aegis of Leonardo/ISAST (International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology), 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.

Visit lasertalks.com for the complete schedule and Zoom connection information.

Wednesday, April 20, at 6:00 pm (PT)
Nicole Yunger Halpern (Joint Institute for Quantum Information and Computer Science, University of Maryland) on "Quantum Steampunk: The Physics of Yesterday's Tomorrow"
Katia Zolotovsky (Rhode Island School of Design) on "Bio-Futures: Engineered Living Materials for Transplanetary Habits"
Betty Sargeant (Media Artist) on "The Art of Collaboration:Decolonising Digital Landscapes"

Wednesday, May 11, at 6:00 pm (PT)
Kris Paulsen (Ohio State University) on "Virtual Surrender: Agency and Embodiment in Artists' Virtual Reality"
Doga Cavdir (Stanford CCRMA) on "Movement-based Music-making"
Jerold Chun (Sanford Burnham Prebys) on "Our Genomically Mosaic Brain"

Wednesday, June 8 at 6:00 pm (PT)
Sarah Cole (Columbia University) on "James Joyce's Ulysses at 100"


This program is co-sponsored by the Schools of Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, and Medicine at Stanford; by Continuing Studies; and by the department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford.
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