Free event with Gerald Borgia Professor, Department of Biology

Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) at the D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER). This is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and foster interdisciplinary networking.  Reservations and a Photo ID are required for admittance. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. 

This month, the discussion explores the intersection of visual culture and evolution.


6:30 to 7:00 p.m.       Check in
7:00 to 7:10 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
7:10 to 8:10 p.m.       Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)
                                     Gerald Borgia
                                     Professor, Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
                                     Nathaniel Comfort
                                     Associate professor, Institute of the History of Medicine, 
                                     Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore            
                                     Ellen Levy
                                     New York City-based artist and educator
                                     David Rothenberg
                                     Professor of philosophy, Department of Humanities, 
                                     New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark
8:10 to 8:45 p.m.       Discussion
8:45 to 9:30 p.m.       Reception

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