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Imagine Science Film Festival at The New School

October 13 - October 20
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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4:15 pm

Music and Meaning – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience

October 19, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
The Italian Academy at Columbia University, 1161 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States

Music taps into cognitive mechanisms that govern our daily interactions with the world, such as expectations and violations of these expectations, and appears to have much in common with language. In addition, music plays social and ethical functions that can be understood from philosophical, historical, and cultural perspectives. Join us for a discussion with three renowned scholars from the humanities and cognitive science who will show how these modes of inquiry bear on each other – and explain what makes music mean.

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