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April 2018

Scholars Research Symposium: 3rd-Year Presentations and Reception

April 30, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Jerome L. Greene Science Center, Columbia University, 3227 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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This event will include final presentations from 3rd-year Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, who will be completing the program this June.  Please join us to learn more about their projects, accomplishments, and their experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research at Columbia and beyond.

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May 2018

Distant Listening/Digital Musicology: music21 and Compositional Similarity in the Late Middle Ages

May 1, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Heyman Center Common Room, Columbia University, 74 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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This panel examines originalities in musical cultures from the fourteenth through eighteenth centuries, while turning a critical eye from the dawn of the digital age toward scholarly creations of musical pasts.

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Megan Vaughan – Conceptualizing Metabolic Disorder in Southern Africa: Biology, History, and Global Health

May 3, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Faculty House, Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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This paper examines how the concept of ‘metabolic disorder’ or ‘metabolic syndrome’ has been applied to the collection of global health metrics on ‘noncommunicable’ disease in Malawi. It argues that though the contemporary science of metabolism points to complexity and contingency, its application in this context has led to a narrowing in understanding of the drivers of epidemiological change.

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What Can Neuroscience Contribute to Economics? – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience

May 7, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Faculty House, Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The speaker and respondents will discuss the best uses of neuroscience in economics research and how they can be further refined and improved. Furthermore, the participants will consider what the future holds for our understanding of the human mind and the implications for economics and the decision sciences.

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Making and Knowing Project Offers “Coloring Textiles with Bugs” Public Workshop

May 12, 10:00 am - May 13, 5:00 pm
Genspace, 140 32nd Street, #Suite 108
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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The Making and Knowing Project is partnering with Genspace to offer a public workshop to teach history and the science of coloring textiles with organisms using historical techniques and new scientific developments. Combine your printed microbial designs with your hand-dyed cochineal textiles to create decorative art.

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June 2018

Science & Storytelling: Visual Narratives Workshop

June 6, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fayerweather Hall Room #511, Columbia University, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Join science cartoonist Matteo Farinella and documentary filmmaker Lan Li in a three-week workshop exploring the intersection of visualization and storytelling. Learn about new techniques for describing your research through graphics and film.

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