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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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Learning by the Book: Manuals in the History of Knowledge Conference

June 6, 8:00 am - June 10, 5:00 pm
Princeton University Princeton, NJ 08544 United States + Google Map

This international conference will feature senior scholars and graduate students working on the role of manuals and handbooks in knowledge transmission, from antiquity to the present, in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

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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

Calculated Movements: The Surprising Connections Between Math and Dance

July 12, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of Mathematics, 11 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010 United States
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Join the National Museum of Mathematics for the latest in their "Math Encounters" series. Employing performance excerpts, audience interactions, and engaging visuals, choreographer and mathematician Karl Schaffer will demonstrate how the seemingly disparate disciplines of dance and math inspire each other.

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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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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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