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February 2018

Leticia Fernández-Fontecha – Hysteria from the Archives

February 19, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Heyman Center for the Humanities, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Join us on February 19, 2018 for a coffee hour, poetry reading and discussion of Hysteria from the Archives, a collection of poems written out of late 19th century sources on hysteria.

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Carla Nappi – “Illegible Cities: Grammar, Translation, Desire”

February 21, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
513 Fayerweather, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Part of the International History Workshop at Columbia's annual series. More details to follow.

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Beauty Is Truth, Truth Beauty: Practical Aesthetics in Diagnostic Imaging

February 22, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NYU Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 300, 32 Waverly Place
New York, NY United States
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Speakers will focus on the cross-fertilization of science and art in the form of CAT scans, MRIs. And 3-D imaging, and in their re-purposing by artists. Moderated by Tom Drysdale, Associate Professor, with speakers Caitlin Berrigan,  Associate Arts Professor, both of Photography & Imaging (TSOA); John G. Golfinos, Neurosurgeon and Researcher, and Chair of Neurosurgery; and Timothy Shepherd, Diagnostic Radiologist, both of NYU Langone Medical Center.

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$10.00 - $15.00

Science! The Musical

February 23, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
513 Fayerweather, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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$10.00 - $15.00

Science! The Musical

February 24, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
513 Fayerweather, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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$10.00 - $15.00

Science! The Musical

February 24, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
513 Fayerweather, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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Film Screening and Live Event: Of the Deep

February 25, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue
Astoria, NY United States
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This event presents 90-year-old documentary films taken by ecologist William Beebe and his crew the Department of Tropical Research, who made record-setting deep-sea dives in a steel-walled submersible called the Bathysphere. Most of these films have not been screened since Beebe showed them during his lifetime. They will be accompanied by a live improvised score performed by musician High Water. Jon Forrest Dohlin, director of the New York Aquarium, will introduce the films. Whale researcher Howard Rosenbaum will discuss marine ecosystems and underwater filmmaking with aquanaut and filmmaker Fabien Cousteau, Jacques Cousteau's grandson, after the film screening.

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$10.00 - $15.00

Science! The Musical

February 25, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
513 Fayerweather, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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$10.00 - $15.00

Science! The Musical

February 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
513 Fayerweather, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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Conference: Looking for the Psychosocial Impacts of Genomic Information

February 26, 8:30 am - February 27, 4:30 pm
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive
New York, 10027 United States
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For the last quarter century, researchers have been asking whether genomic information might have negative psychosocial effects. Anxiety, depression, disrupted relationships, and heightened stigmatization have all been posited as possible outcomes—but not consistently found.  At this conference, we will ask what accounts for the discrepancy between these hypothesized outcomes and the effects that have been documented in empirical studies.

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