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LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) is Leonardo/ISAST's international program of evening gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations.

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CHAIRED BY: Rachel Nelson and Jennifer Gonzalez
UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is an international program bringing together artists, scientists, and scholars for short presentations. Join us February 19 for LASER Talks by award-winning novelist Karen Tei Yamashita, geochemist and paleoecologist Paul Koch, anthropologist and curator Nidhi Mahajan, and bioinformatician David Haussler. The diverse range of presentations will offer insightful glimpses into some of the myriad of research and practices of UC Santa Cruz faculty

Speakers:

  • Karen Tei Yamashita, “KonMarimasu”
  • Paul Koch, “Ancient human impacts on large animal communities”
  • Nidhi Mahajan, “Silences and Specters of the Indian Ocean”
  • David Haussler, “The Challenge of Understanding Human Brain Evolution”

This event is FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For additional information and disability or access needs please contact ias@ucsc.edu.

 

 

SPONSORS:

ArtSci Institue

This LASER Talk is graciously sponsored by the University of California, Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences.

LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talks is Leonardo's international program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations. LASER Talks were founded in 2008 by Bay Area LASER Chair Piero Scaruffi and are in over 30 cities around the world. To learn more about how our LASER Hosts and to visit a LASER near you please visit our website

The mission of the LASERs is to provide the general public with a snapshot of the cultural environment of a region and to foster interdisciplinary networking.

When
February 19th, 2020 7:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
Location
1205 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
United States

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