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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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July 2018

Utopias At Sea – Refuge, Resistance, Research

July 13 - July 15

Lesvo, Greece The sea – like the concept of utopia itself – does not feature much in our current social theories, let alone our contemporary political rhetoric or social imagination. If anything, the sea seems lately to assume a villainously protagonist role in many of our present-day dystopic realities: harrowing images of the liquid refugee cemetery of the Mediterranean, depressing statistics of declining aquatic life, floating waste and toxic maritime pollution, or the impending threat of rising sea levels dominate…

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