D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment and foster interdisciplinary networking. Reservations and a Photo ID are required for admittance. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m.
NOTE: American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at this event.
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This month, DASER will occur on Valentine's Day and the discussion's theme is Love in the time of DASER.
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in
6:00 to 6:10 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the
audience currently working within the intersections of art and
science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please
present your work as a teaser so that those who are
interested can seek you out during social time following the
6:10 to 7:10 p.m. Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)
Bianca Acevedo, Social Neuroscientist, Department of Public Health,
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York City
Helen Fisher, Biological Anthropologist, Research Professor and Member of the
Center for Human Evolution Studies in the Department of Anthropology,
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey ; and
Chief Scientific Advisor to the Internet dating site Match.com
Claudia Hart, Artist and Associate Professor, Department of Film, Video,
New Media, and
Animation, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Michael Salcman, Poet, Art Historian, and Neurosurgeon, Baltimore
7:10 to 8:10 p.m. Discussion
8:10 to 9:00 p.m. Reception
DASER is co-sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology. DASER fosters community and discussion around the intersection of art and science. The thoughts and opinions expressed in the DASER events are those of the panelists and speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions neither of the National Academy of Sciences nor of Leonardo.
Visit CPNAS's website for more information: http://www.cpnas.org/events/daser-021412.html
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Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences
Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) organizes exhibitions and special events exploring relationships among art, science, and culture.