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May 2018

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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Robert Krueger – Personality and the Meta-Structure of Psychopathology

May 14, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rm. 10-405A&B, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, 10th Floor, Presbyterian Hospital (PH) Building, 622 W. 168th Street
New York, NY United States
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Robert Krueger from the University of Minnesota discusses empirical modeling of psychopathology.

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Talks Progress Administration: HIV, The Three Epidemics – Underground Science Festival

May 31, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Caveat, 21 A Clinton St
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Three Epidemics uses a mix of science and theatrical multimedia to explore the history of HIV and assess how it evolved from a deadly infection to a chronic disease, how lack of access to healthcare and mistaken public perception may be helping the disease spread, and how we can use tools of advocacy and awareness to win the fight against AIDS. With Allison Navis, directed by Sarah Hughes.

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June 2018

Conflicted: The Matilda Effect – How Science Hides Women’s Achievements – Underground Science Festival

June 2, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Caveat, 21 A Clinton St
New York, NY 10002 United States
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From rivalries and gossip to attacks and blood feuds, Conflicted is the comedy show that gives you the inside scoop on what (probably) happened during history’s greatest fights. This month, join Kate and Peter as they investigate The Matilda Effect, getting into the stories of these three women in science and the forces they fought to get their work recognized.

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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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Flying University – The Racist History of Math – Underground Science Festival

June 6, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Caveat, 21 A Clinton St
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Flying University is a re-education in hidden histories. This talk series is named after the underground university in Russian-occupied Poland that taught subjects banned by the state-run schools.

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Science Wake: Eulogies for Failed Theories – Underground Science Festival

June 6, 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Caveat, 21 A Clinton St
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Scientific theories fail. Some are replaced by better ones, some were never right--either way they are a fundamental part of the progress of science. Come celebrate the failures with eulogies, tributes, toasts, and a joyous party.

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Film Screening and Discussion of Agnieszka Holland’s Spoor

June 10, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue
Astoria, NY United States
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Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater 26-01 35th Avenue, Queens, NY 11106 The Museum of the Moving Image will present a special screening of renowned Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland's new feature film Spoor. A retired civil engineer who loves her dogs like children is repulsed by the hunters running her home village on the Czech-Polish border. One day, her beloved dogs disappear. Shortly after, a local poacher is found dead. Deer tracks—spoor—lead from his body into the forest. Spoor won a…

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Randi Hutter Epstein – Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

June 26, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY
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Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein will separate the hype from the hope and elucidate how discoveries and mishaps in the past shape our perceptions, our hopes, and our fears about hormones and hormones therapies today.

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July 2018

Convergence: The Future of Policing

July 12, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Caveat, 21 A Clinton St
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Learn about "The Future of Policing" as part of the "Convergence" series, which brings together two people from vastly different fields to explore how emerging science and tech will affect culture, society, and politics in the near future. Each event brings out themes and ideas missing when conversations stay siloed.

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