DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

Live in the DC area? June 19 I’ll be speaking about the play Rossum’s Universal Robots for a panel on “robots and theater,” sponsored by Cultural Programs of National Academy of Sciences. (The event will also be webcast.)

D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and fostering interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER explores the theme of robots and theater. Access the live webcast. It begins streaming at 5:30 p.m. EST.

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5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in

6:00 to 6:10 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience currently working within the intersections of art and science will have 30 second 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 event.

6:10 to 7:10 p.m. Panelists’ presentations (15 minutes each)

Dennis Jerz, Associate Professor of English, New Media Journalism, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Adrienne Mackey, Founder and Artistic Director, Swim Pony Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

David Saltz, Director, Department of Theatre and Film Studies, and Executive Director, Ideas for Creative Exploration, University of Georgia, Athens

Peter Torpey, Postdoctoral Associate, Opera of the Future, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts

7:10 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion

8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reception

via DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER).