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info_outline Medical Nihilism: A Conversation With Jacob Stegenga 10/08/2020
Medical Nihilism: A Conversation With Jacob Stegenga 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 health care system? (8:30) — How do the institutional motives and incentives for excessive intervention affect physicians’ behavior? (10:45) — How does an ordinary person know when, or when not, to trust the experts? (14:00) — Differentiating between simple and complex causes of disease (viruses & bacteria, vs. depression or schizophrenia; 17:45) — With complex conditions, could it ever be worth trying interventions that don’t seem to “make sense”? (21:00) — Current research on the philosophy of sexual desire: Is there a nature to sexual desire? What about social and cultural causes? (25:00) — Is sexual desire an individual or social phenomenon? (30:00) — Understanding the sexual desires of others through philosophy, literature and empirical science (34:15) — Current and future projects: formal logic in philosophy of science, and applications in society (37:30)
info_outline Virtual Events in the Arts: A Conversation with Michele Hanlon 10/08/2020
Virtual Events in the Arts: A Conversation with Michele Hanlon 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 (10:30) — Advice for artists and collaborators adapting to the current situation (13:30) — Announcing the (14:30)
info_outline The State of the Arts and Humanities: A Conversation with Nils Roemer 10/08/2020
The State of the Arts and Humanities: A Conversation with Nils Roemer 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 (6:45) — After four successful searches, new tenure-track faculty coming to the School of Arts and Humanities (9:00) — Finding opportunity at moments of crisis and change (10:00) — Counteracting the compartmentalized, segregated model of knowledge (11:00) — Students are looking for some way to make different models compatible with one another; to make connections among disciplines (11:45) — Why students from Management or Computer Science are attracted to the arts and humanities (12:30) — Coffee houses as spaces of knowledge: the physician sitting next to the creative writer in Vienna (14:00) — Newest developments at the Ackerman Center: Developing an online MA in Holocaust and Human Rights Education (16:15) — Current project on Central European Jewish travel, from the 1880s to the immediate postwar period, considering the concepts of the flaneur, as well as class, nationality and ethnicity (17:45) — Upcoming project on how the Holocaust evolved dynamically after 1941 (19:00)
info_outline Episode 7 The Quantum Provocation 10/05/2020
Episode 7 The Quantum Provocation 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
info_outline Episode 6 Part 3 of the class Laboratories Ways of Knowing Science and Poetry 10/05/2020
Episode 6 Part 3 of the class Laboratories Ways of Knowing Science and Poetry Get insight into the, fun, wonder full, explorative, walk in the rain kind of romantic - interdisciplinary class designed and taught by Nomi stone: Ways of Knowing Science and Poetry. Learn of the various processes and experiences that science and Poets have in fusing the arts and sciences.
info_outline Episode 6 part 2 of Science Knowledge Power and Poetry 10/05/2020
Episode 6 part 2 of Science Knowledge Power and Poetry Join Nomi Stone and Ayen Kuol in discussing the relationships between Knowledge and Power, Science and culture. Contemplate on why we as a society value what we value, and what is truth. Reflect on your poetic vision of the world around you.
info_outline Episode 6 part 1 our beginnings Science Poetry with Nomi Stone 10/05/2020
Episode 6 part 1 our beginnings Science Poetry with Nomi Stone Immerse yourself into the journey of a poet and scientist in discovering the joy of Poetry, Science and Poetic science. "What would it be like to be a field worker of the Natural World and the sciences?" Nomi Stone, Anthropologist, Poet, designer, and teacher of the undergraduate course, Ways of Knowing: Science and Poetry, challenges the beliefs of a compartmentalized and labeled world.
info_outline Episode 5 Carbon Nanotube Entangled Soundscape 10/05/2020
Episode 5 Carbon Nanotube Entangled Soundscape Get entranced by the digital soundscape created by an entanglement of the sounds of elements, cultures, and data from carbon Nanotube Scanning Electron Images. Produced by Ian Clothier, this soundscape features the sounds: -A traditional New Zealand Putorino tane played by Darren Robert Terama Ward -Fire By Dynamicell -Carbon Nanotube SEM -Haley's comet -Comet Swan -Meteor showers. This piece is created as an artistic response to the collaborative study of carbon Nanotube entanglement.
info_outline Episode 3 part 2 Messiness of collaborations a scientist an artist and a poet 10/05/2020
Episode 3 part 2 Messiness of collaborations a scientist an artist and a poet The very notion of a collaboration tends to get sidelined. Rarely are lessons given on 'how to collaborate'. Yet Collaborations, especially the interdisciplinary kind, remain one of the most challenging ways of working. Get insight into the collaborative process of an interdisciplinary study of Carbon Nanotubes Entanglement- with Ayen Kuol as the artist, Blake Bathman the Poet and Josef Velten the scientist.
info_outline Episode 4 Tangled across the fractals. A poetic Study of Carbon Nanotubes 10/05/2020
Episode 4 Tangled across the fractals. A poetic Study of Carbon Nanotubes Dive into a 3 part poetic landscape that both investigates and celebrates the growth and entanglement of carbon nanotubes. A result of the collaboration between Artist, Poets and scientist. Poems featured are : C is for Carbon - by Ayen Kuol
info_outline Episode 3 part 1 Messiness of collaborations the poet the artist the scientist 10/05/2020
Episode 3 part 1 Messiness of collaborations the poet the artist the scientist The very notion of a collaboration tends to set sidelined. Rarely are lessons given on 'how to collaborate'. Yet Collaborations, especially the interdisciplinary kind, remain one of the most challenging ways of working. Get insight into the collaborative process of an interdisciplinary study of Carbon Nanotubes Entanglement- with Ayen Kuol as the artist, Blake Bathman the Poet and Josef Velten the scientist.
info_outline Episode 2 Is culture technology 10/05/2020
Episode 2 Is culture technology Join Ayen Kuol and Josef Velten as they reflect on examples in human history, and ponder the question, “Is Culture a Technology?” Can culture be designed? This podcast is intended to incite deeper thinking on the subject.
info_outline The Search for Dark Matter: A Conversation with Xiangdong Ji 09/17/2020
The Search for Dark Matter: A Conversation with Xiangdong Ji Our guest on this podcast is Xiangdong Ji, project leader for the PandaX dark matter search collaboration in China's JinPing Deep-Underground Lab in Sichuan, China, and Distinguished University Professor of physics at the University of Maryland. We discuss the history of the search for dark matter, and the beauty and simplicity of physics.
info_outline Episode 1 Part 2 Art as a method of research 09/11/2020
Episode 1 Part 2 Art as a method of research Does modern Science have room to acknowledge and incorporate other disciplines and cultures in its progression and its methods? Join Josef Velten and Ayen Kuol as they discuss the concept of using Art as a method of scientific research.
info_outline Episode 1 Part 1 Concerning the Ethics of Science 09/11/2020
Episode 1 Part 1 Concerning the Ethics of Science Are we as scientists understanding the bigger picture of our roles as scientist in our modern world? Are we aware of the full spectrum of our power and implications our work has on the world? Join Josef Velten and Ayen Deng as they discuss their scientific experiences.
info_outline Modernism, Classicism and the Built Environment: A Conversation with Justin Shubow Part 2 09/11/2020
Modernism, Classicism and the Built Environment: A Conversation with Justin Shubow Part 2 On this episode, we talk with Justin Shubow, President of the National Civic Art Society, about modernism and classicism, the profession of architecture and its role in civil society, public monuments in Washington, D.C., the philosopher Michael Oakeshott, and much more.
info_outline Modernism, Classicism and the Built Environment: A Conversation with Justin Shubow Part 1 09/11/2020
Modernism, Classicism and the Built Environment: A Conversation with Justin Shubow Part 1 On this episode, we talk with Justin Shubow, President of the National Civic Art Society, about modernism and classicism, the profession of architecture and its role in civil society, public monuments in Washington, D.C., the philosopher Michael Oakeshott, and much more.
info_outline Dignity: A Conversation with Chris Arnade 09/11/2020
Dignity: A Conversation with Chris Arnade Our guest today is , the author of He is a freelance writer and photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic, Guardian, Washington Post, Financial Times, and Wall Street Journal among many others. In this podcast: What does “dignity” mean, and how do you recognize it when you see it? (1:30) — How the bureaucracy of “helping institutions” can have a bad effect on the people they are trying to serve (6:30) — What would be a better way for us to think about social issues in America? (11:30) — Growing up in small-town Florida, and views of the class structure in America (13:30) — What public policies do you think would help people who are struggling? (16:30) — Has writing this book changed your views on the role of religion? (20:30) — What America can learn from the virtues of El Paso and East L.A. (25:00) — Race, racism and the working class (30:00) — How do you approach the craft of photography? (33:30) — Techniques of storytelling: the influence of Roberto Bolaño’s and the (37:30) — Alternatives to mainstream journalism: the interviews of Nobel prize winner (44:00) — What are the ethics of interviewing people who are struggling? (46:00) — Has moving out of New York City affected your perspective? (48:30) — Observing American politics: and (51:30) –Fort Dodge, , and truck stops in Missouri (55:15)
info_outline O que aprendemos até aqui 09/09/2020
O que aprendemos até aqui Luciano Queiroz () e João Silveira (@) recebem o querido Gustavo Reinecken () do podcast para conversar sobre a primeira temporada do Papo ArteCiência e o que estamos planejando para segunda. Nosso objetivo é abordar assuntos relacionados a arte-ciência através de entrevistas com pesquisadores brasileiros nesse campo de estudo e entender o que é arte-ciência e como ela está inserida em nossas vidas. O Papo ArteCiência é uma parceira Dragões de Garagem, e do espaço de curadoria de conteúdos relacionando arte, ciência e tecnologia do MIT Press e da revista Leonardo, o portal .
info_outline Art and Protest: A Conversation with Aram Han Sifuentes 09/02/2020
Art and Protest: A Conversation with Aram Han Sifuentes MAP's series of podcasts produced in conjunction with MAP2020: The Further We Roll, the More We Gain that critically examines the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment continues with Artist Aram Han Sifuentes. Aram talks about her projects in support of voting and protests, Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can't and Protest Lending Library and other related topics, such as who in the U.S. can vote and who cannot and why.
info_outline Rescue and Resistance: A Conversation with Mark Roseman Part 2 09/01/2020
Rescue and Resistance: A Conversation with Mark Roseman Part 2 Our guest on this episode is Mark Roseman, the author of Lives Reclaimed: A Story of Rescue and Resistance in Nazi Germany. We discuss the Bund, a close-knit group that worked together to save lives in Nazi Germany, the ideas of “functionary” and “perpetrator,” the Wannsee Conference, and much more.
info_outline Medical Technology makes it possible. Should we choose it? 08/11/2020
Medical Technology makes it possible. Should we choose it? Elizabeth Escalante is a Stone Fellow at the Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology at the UT Dallas who studies ethics issues involved in medical technology. In this episode, Eun Ah Lee and Elizabeth talk about Elizabeth's current study of uterus transplantation as an ethical alternative to commercial gestational surrogacy.
info_outline The Marburg Experience 07/27/2020
The Marburg Experience In the second episode of the ArtSciLab Talk Show, host, Maisha Razzaque sits down in a remote skype session with lab member, Jacob Hunwick to discuss his study abroad experience in Marburg, Germany and the launch of the ArtSci Abroad initiative. At Phillips University Marburg, Jacob has been working to research, discover and document exemplars of art-science and well-being. Link to project mentioned in episode:
info_outline SMRN Podcast On Genealogies of Breath (2020)_02 07/27/2020
SMRN Podcast On Genealogies of Breath (2020)_02 Juan Castrillón and Kalpana Subramanian discuss the aesthetics of breath. They ask how one might explore non-Western genealogies of breath in connection with notions of subjectivity, affectivity and ‘becoming.’ Juan sheds light on sonic perspectives of dervishes from the Anatolian peninsula drawing on his own experience of playing the Ney (a reed flute). Kalpana touches upon notions of breath arising from Yoga and Buddhist knowledge traditions. Editing: Juan Castrillón and Kalpana Subramanian
info_outline Les archives du present 07/25/2020
Les archives du present "Les archives du présent" est un projet de documentation de la Fondation Zinsou qui consiste, selon sa directrice, à redonner aux africains les moyens de se réapproprier leur histoire. Avant d'y venir, Marie-Cécile Zinsou a bien voulu nous faire part de son point de vue sur les contingences locales qui affectent le développement d'une institution telle que la sienne et sur l'importance des femmes dans les structures du continent.
info_outline Revealing History: The Social, Political and Spiritual Power of Indigenous Woman 07/22/2020
Revealing History: The Social, Political and Spiritual Power of Indigenous Woman Filmmaker and Educator Katsitsionni Fox (Mohawk) reflects on growing up in the Akwesasne territories of Northern New York, her new film Without a Whisper, which tells the untold story of how Indigenous women influenced the early suffragettes, and her work as an artist and Indigenous educator.
info_outline Fondation Zinsou 07/18/2020
Fondation Zinsou Ouvert en 2005 sous l'impulsion de Marie-Cecile Zinsou, la Fondation Zinsou est un musee qui oeuvre a la promotion de l'art contemporain africain. Il est question dans cette premiere partie de l'entretien du statut des arts au Benin, ancien royaume du Dahomey, de leurs rapports avec les formes vivantes, et de collaborations internationales.
info_outline Art that Engages Power and Systems of Thought: A Conversation with Cauleen Smith 07/11/2020
Art that Engages Power and Systems of Thought: A Conversation with Cauleen Smith Artist Cauleen Smith reflects upon her work, the value of money and putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, Alice Coltrane, the tools used by the powerful and the flag she designed for MAP2020: The Further We Roll, The More We Gain. MAP2020 commemorates and critically examines the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. MAP commissioned 19 women artists and writers, including Smith, to create work for MAP2020.
info_outline Ask your own question and answer it, 6'48 05/02/2020
Ask your own question and answer it, 6'48 Leonardo Space Art Science and Culture Workshop "All Women Crew - Celebrating Women in Art, Astronautics and Astronomy", organised by Annick Bureaud with the contribution of Ewen Chardronnet and Susmita Mohanty. The workshop could not take place on March 20th-21st 2020 as planned, the podcasts were recorded in the different pods where the participating women are living on spaceship Earth in March & April 2020. Each participant answered the same first question and then two other questions picked up among a set of cards. Sound design Jean-Yves Leloup. Project website: http://www.olats.org/space/sasc21/2020/sasc21_2020.php Project in partnership with FEMeeting : https://femeeting.com/ Project supported by the Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation : https://www.fondationcarasso.org/ Host : Annick Bureaud 0 - What has attracted you to space, 31'50 1 - Body or Mind, 11'56 2 - Bio or Zoe, 9'46 3 - Operational Language or Aesthetic Language, 15'52 4 - Weightlessness or Gravity, 14'50 5 - Which woman would you put in the "Hall of Fame" in astronomy or astronautics, 10'30 6 - We are in 2121, if we were to have a workshop on space art science and culture, what would you like to be talking about, 6'52 7 - Ask your own question and answer it, 6'48