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Addressing the Trauma of Migration: A Conversation with Artist Beili Liu

Creative Disturbance

Release Date: 03/14/2020

Episode 8: Towards Embracing Coding in Medical Practice and Beyond show art Episode 8: Towards Embracing Coding in Medical Practice and Beyond

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How would enabling professionals with knowledge in coding transform medical practice in developing countries? Join us with Ayen Kuol and Stephen Lagu as we dive into the landscape of coding technology in practice and explore its relationship & possibilities with the people of South Sudan. We introduce the concept of the 'psychology of coding' , and some of the ways that the cultural gaps--which obstruct the propagation of new technology--can be bridged. At the core of this discussion is a vision for a unified and inclusive Africa.

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Art and Renewable Energy: A Conversation with Land Art Generator show art Art and Renewable Energy: A Conversation with Land Art Generator

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Janeil Engelstad talks with Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry, founders of Land Art Generator about the social impact, politics and aesthetics of renewable energy and the role of art in providing solutions to climate change.

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Art and Renewable Energy: A Conversation with Land Art Generator show art Art and Renewable Energy: A Conversation with Land Art Generator

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Janeil Engelstad talks with Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry, founders of Land Art Generator about the social impact, politics and aesthetics of renewable energy and the role of art in providing solutions to climate change.

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Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land with Toni Jensen show art Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land with Toni Jensen

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Our guest today is Toni Jensen, the author of Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land, a memoir-in-essays about gun violence, land and indigenous women's lives which is out now from Ballantine Books. Carry was described as “an unsettling account that creeps into your bones” in the New York Times Book Review. She’s previously the author of book, From the Hilltop, a collection of linked stories published through the Native Storiers Series at the University of Nebraska Press, as well as essays and stories in journals such as Orion, Catapult and Ecotone. Shannon Schaffer and Thomas Rocha...

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Johannes Birringer: from Literature to Dance, Choreography, Digital Architectures and then Deep Underground show art Johannes Birringer: from Literature to Dance, Choreography, Digital Architectures and then Deep Underground

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We discussed ideas around embodiment, re-embodiment, kimospheres, atmospheres, technology and issues related to the practice of Johannes Birringer as a choreographer, director and professor of performance technologies. His publications have taken up important issues surrounding the body and technologies, theatre, dance, and choreography. Birringer underlines the pivotal moment when he attended a Pina Bausch performance, as a young student, and how it affected and redirected his career.

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Jordan Wirfs-Brock - Radio Story Telling with Sonification show art Jordan Wirfs-Brock - Radio Story Telling with Sonification

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Jordan Wirfs-Brock is making innovative sonifications for radio. She is working on a PhD in Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research explores how voice interaction, sonification, and narrative support people as they learn to listen to data, producing more meaningful and engaging experiences with information. She has studied how people consume news across various devices and transition between offline and online behaviors.

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Medical Nihilism: A Conversation With Jacob Stegenga show art Medical Nihilism: A Conversation With Jacob Stegenga

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Our guest on this podcast is Jacob Stegenga, the author of  and . We discuss the effectiveness of medical interventions, the relationship between philosophers and practitioners, how to deal with complexity, the nature of sexual desire, and much more. In this episode:  How do doctors and other medical professionals respond to the argument for medical nihilism? (2:45) — Issues of publication bias and replication crisis: parallels between animal cognition research and medical research (7:00) — Are there examples of “gentle medicine” being used successfully in the...

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Virtual Events in the Arts: A Conversation with Michele Hanlon show art Virtual Events in the Arts: A Conversation with Michele Hanlon

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Michele Hanlon, Associate Dean for the Arts at UT Dallas, discusses how teaching and performance have moved online in spring 2020, highlighting the School of Arts & Humanities . In this episode:  How to keep figure-drawing classes going under a shelter-in-place order (1:15) — Using Blackboard Collaborate to conduct a conditioning class in real time, as well as recording sessions for later (4:15) — Working remotely: from dance choreography to music ensembles (6:30) — Recent successful virtual events, including  and a virtual tour of the  exhibition...

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Our guest on this episode of the podcast is Nils Roemer, interim dean of the School of the Arts and Humanities, director of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, and the Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor in Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas. In this podcast:  The timing of the transition to online learning (1:00) — The importance of engagement, closeness, proximity in humanities education (2:45) — Adapting to the technology of Microsoft Teams, online classes (5:15) — How to connect globally, across other borders and barriers, the importance of diversity...

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Episode 7 The Quantum Provocation show art Episode 7 The Quantum Provocation

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Can Quantum Physics help us solve the problems of race and discrimination in our society? This provocation explores science culture and art through the medium of the Spoken Word. Hear the contemplations of a recovering Astronomer; learn of the superposition of exitons of injustice in discriminatory design; the questionings of a quantum lab observer; and the hidden consciousness in man-made systems.   A compilation of the voices of Roger Malina Kylee Hong  Arya Agrawal  Ayen Kuol

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Artist Beili Liu talks about her cultural experience as a young child in China and her work addressing the trauma of
migration and immigration through commonplace materials and textiles, materials that connect to traditional woman's
work of caring, supporting and tending. This conversation is part of MAP2020: The Further We Roll, The More We
Gain, a MAP festival that commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which
gave woman the right to vote.