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March 2017

Anke te Heesen – Getting Art and Science Together in the 1970s and 1980s: An Exhibition History

March 28, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Anke te Heesen will be presenting at the Seminar in Cultural History on Tuesday, March 28 from 6 to 7:30 pm, at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. Her talk is entitled "Getting Art and Science Together in the 1970s and 1980s: An Exhibition History."

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Anke te Heesen – Earwitness Thomas Kuhn: The Interview in Historical Research

March 29, 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Anke te Heesen will be giving a Brown Bag Lunch presentation on Wednesday, March 29 from 12:15 to 1:15 pm, at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. Her talk is entitled “Earwitness Thomas Kuhn: The Interview in Historical Research.”

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Noam Andrews – What’s the Matter with Johannes Kepler?

March 30, 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Noam Andrews will be giving a Brown Bag Lunch presentation on Thursday, March 30 from 12:15 to 1:15 pm, at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. His talk is entitled “What’s the Matter with Johannes Kepler?"

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Rosamond Purcell – Double Identity: Anomaly and the Imagination

March 30, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY
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Acclaimed photographer Rosamond Purcell has been interested in fantastical imagery from early modern books for much of her career. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Holland's spectacular cabinets of curiosity-- collections of natural and manmade wonders of the world--featured doubles: placing a two-headed kitten next to a double carrot, conjoined twins, or an apple with two heads. Similar anomalies are found across the kingdoms of life. This talk will cover ideas about hybrid beings, the illusion of the monstrous and the fluidity of natural forms.

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April 2017

Anthony Lechich – Life at the End of Life

April 2, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, Low Memorial Library
New York, NY 10027 United States
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On April 2nd, the Research Cluster on Science and Subjectivity will honor Dr. Anthony Lechich in, "Life at the End of Life," a presentation of Columbia's work with Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center

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Roger Kneebone – Crossing Boundaries at The New York Academy of Medicine

April 4, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY
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This lecture explores surgery as a site of performance and craftsmanship as well as the application of scientific knowledge. Based on extended collaborations with musicians, magicians, puppeteers and craftsmen, Roger identifies parallels between apparently unconnected domains of expert practice. Much of Roger’s work uses simulation as a means to communicate what words alone cannot capture. Vivid scenarios invite publics to experience the world of surgery, taking part in operations performed by actual surgeons and their teams. By viewing clinical practice…

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Reembodied Sound: A Symposium & Festival of Transducer-based Music and Sonic Art

April 7 - April 9
Computer Music Center, Prentis Hall, 632 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Reembodied Sound is an interdisciplinary symposium focusing on the increasing use of transducers in music and sonic art, a subject which has received scant attention as a unified practice.

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