D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region fostering interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER explores the theme of empathy.
Access the Livestream webcast. It begins streaming at 5:30 p.m. EST.
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in
6:00 to 6:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience working at the intersection of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.
6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Panelists presentations (15 minutes each)
Empathy, Culture, and Engineering Collaboration: Youngmoo E. Kim, Director, Expressive & Creative Interaction Technologies Center; Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Three Episodes in Science: Liz Lerman, Choreographer, Writer, Professor at the Herberger Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Empathy & Care: The Stuff of Politics and the Politics of Stuff: Xin Wei Sha, Professor and Director, School of Arts, Media, and Engineering; and Director; Synthesis Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Feeling Outside Yourself: Mark Winston, Professor and Senior Fellow, Center for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
JD Talasek, Facilitator, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion
8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reception at the Koshland Science Museum
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. Generous support for this DASER comes from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative.
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 speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy of Sciences or of Leonardo.
Visit CPNAS's website for more information www.cpnas.org
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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 and science.