2017/18 Season

Irmgard Bischofberger

Irmgard Bischofberger

Nov. 17 - Pattern Formations

Killian Hall, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

LECTURER: Irmgard Bischofberg, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PROGRAM: Dr. Irmgard Bischofberger will present a lecture on pattern formations in fluids, the larger implications of these formations throughout nature, and the questions that arise.  Musical programming to reflect the questions of randomness, branching, chaos, and patterns.

 


Paola Rizzoli

Paola Rizzoli

January 2018 (exact date TBA) - Climate Change

LECTURER: Paola Rizzoli, Professor of Physical Oceanography in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PROGRAM: Dr. Paola Rizzoli will present a lecture on climate change, the human and ecological impact, and the nature of the sea.  The program will include musical and visual responses.


Aniruddh Patel

Aniruddh Patel

Spring 2018 (exact date TBA) - Language, Music, and the Brain

LECTURER: Aniruddh Patel, Professor of Psychology at Tufts University

PROGRAM: Dr. Aniruddh Patel will talk about language and music, and how they are perceived by the brain.  

PERFORMERS: Darlingside, an indie folk band interested in the subtleties of linguistics


Alexey Veraksa

Alexey Veraksa

Spring 2018 (exact date TBA) - The Dance of Cells

LECTURER: Alexey Veraksa, Associate Professor of Biology - Cell Signaling and Gene Regulation in Development

PROGRAM: Dr. Alexey Veraksa will talk about his research on cell signaling in early development and the questions that arise

PERFORMERS: BoSoma Dance Company