A Conversation with Ron Eglash
Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PST)
GO-MAP & The Simpson Center for the Humanities Present:
A Conversation with Dr. Ron Eglash
Thurs. March 7th, 10:00AM - 11:30AM, HUB 334
Please join us for a special engagement with Dr. Ron Eglash, Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Eglash is a cyberneticist specializing in ethnomathematics. His work lies at the intersection of math and culture, including the impact on social justice and sustainablity. Specifically, his research includes "the fractal patterns in African architecture, art and religion, and the relationships between indigenous cultures and modern technology, such as that between Native American culture and spiritual practices an cybernetics.
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