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Weaving: Cognition, Technology, Culture

April 5, 2017 - April 8, 2017
Faculty House, Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States

The conference Weaving: Cognition, Technology, Culture will raise questions about the economic, social, and cultural significance of weaving, but also broader issues about craft as cognition, cognitive change over time, innovation in craft and the role of “traditional” crafts in the modern era. It will consider the preservation of craft practices and their cultures, as well as issues concerning individual autonomy, sustainability, and dignity in craft-making. The program brings together scholars from history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and cognitive sciences, experts in textile and craft, textile entrepreneurs, artisans, and artists.

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9:00 am

Data Science Institute – Data Science Day 2017

April 5, 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium, Columbia University, 2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States

Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall Join us for demos and lightning talks by Columbia researchers presenting their latest work in data science. The event provides a forum for innovators in academia, industry and government to connect. The keynote speaker is … Continue reading

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