D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, June 16, 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 identity, race, and genetics.
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)
Roots to Touch Sky: DNA & Braided Lives: Sheree Renée Thomas, Author, Poet, and World Fantasy Award-winning Editor, 2016 Tennessee Arts Commission Fellow in Fiction, Memphis, TN
Color Struck: The Sciences of Skin Color and the Formation of Identity in America: J. Cecilia Cardenas-Navia, PhD Candidate, History of Science and Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Genes and Animal Coloration - It's Not All Black and White: Bill Pavan, Senior Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Life as Plastic Art: Michael Bennett, Associate Research Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society + The Center for Science and the Imagination; Lecturer in Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
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.