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Imagine Science Film Festival at The New School

October 13, 2017 - October 20, 2017
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, 65 West 11th Street, Wollman Hall
New York, NY 10011 United States

Imagine Science Film Festival (ISFF) was created in the hybridization of art and science and mixing subjects, genres, and even fact and fiction. Taking place at The New School from October 13 to 20, 2017.

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Pious Technologies and Secular Designs

October 13, 2017, 1:00 pm - October 14, 2017, 6:30 pm
Heyman Center Common Room, Columbia University, 74 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States

From laboratories and corporate workspaces modeled on chapels to rocket engines and skyscrapers designed to “touch the face of God,” this workshop will present a series of case studies that invite historians of modernity to better see the gods in the buildings, spaces, cities, technologies, machines and bodies where religion had apparently ceased to operate. Conference will take place from Oct 13-14.

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8:00 am

Nathan A. Fox – The Effects of Adversity on Brain and Behavioral Development: Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project

October 14, 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue
New York City, 10027 United States

Dr. Nathan A. Fox addresses in this talk is what happens to brain and behavior when a young child is deprived of key experiences during critical periods of brain development. 

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11:00 am

Science+Art+Design Workshop-GMO: Creating Hybrids

October 14, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
University Center Room 618, The New School, 63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY United States

We will discuss the theory, techniques, and ethics of genetic modification and examine how artists use man's manipulation of nature to create hybrid organisms and provocative artworks that urge us to consider practices and policies surrounding GMOs.

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