Wesleyan University presents the symposium “Innovations: Intersection of Art and Science” on Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1 on the Wesleyan campus in Middletown.
The event, which will focus on the themes of research, teaching and activism within the fields of art and science, is co-hosted by the Center for the Arts and the Hughes Program in the Life Sciences and curated by choreographer Liz Lerman.
"The symposium will bring teams of artists and scientists together to share approaches, skills and outcomes of their research at the intersection of art and science," ac coding to the school.
Presenters will include representatives from the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology, the RAW DATA project at TRIUMF (Canada’s National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics), the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, the University of Colorado, Yale University and Wesleyan University.
The symposium is supported by the Reintegrate program of the Arts Council of Greater New Haven, the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development's Office of the Arts, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Hughes Foundation, the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University, and the Office of Academic Affairs of Wesleyan University.
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