13 maggio, 2016

DASER on Empathy, May 19 in DC, Webcast Available

Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences at the D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region. This month, DASER explores the topic of Empathy. The event is on Thursday, May 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and a reception follows from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Koshland Science Museum. The event is open to the public and reservations are required. Reserve your seat today! https://may2016daser.eventbrite.com


The ExCITe Center: 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, Director, Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

For those unable to attend, DASER will be webcast beginning at 5:30 p.m. Access the webcast: https://livestream.com/accounts/7036396/events/4518927.  DASER will also be videotaped and the videos will be available on the CPNAS YouTube channel in early June: https://www.youtube.com/user/CPNAS. Join the Twitter conversation with #DASER.

DASER is co-sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences<http://www.cpnas.org/?mc_cid=baf71f070e&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d> and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology<http://www.leonardo.info/isast/laser.html?mc_cid=baf71f070e&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d>. Generous support for this DASER comes from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative<http://www.keckfutures.org/?mc_cid=baf71f070e&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d>.

Alana Quinn
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