Is International Affairs and Political Science an Emerging Trend in art-science ?

Colleagues Here is a draft input to the SEAD report 5 year update ( on enabling new forms of collaboration between Science Engineering Art and Design) for comment and discussion https://seadnetwork.wordpress.com/ This came up in a discussion with Annick Bureaud who is working with Emmanuel Mahe in Paris on a french report on emerging trends …

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UT Dallas is looking for a distinguished scholar in the history of modern and contemporary art

Colleagues It is with great pleasure that I bring to your attention a call for applications for Edith O’Donnell Distinguished Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art and Aesthetics This is the fourth of five new distinguished chairs in art history in our new EODIAH Institute for Art History. We have just filled the chair in …

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Virtual Africa Alert: Help create and art and technology center in Cameroons West Africa

Dear Colleague This is to bring your attention, and solicit your crowd-funding support, for an unusual and worthwhile art/technology project in.. Cameroons Africa. Yvan Tina, who runs our Virtual Africa channel on Creative Disturbance (  http://creativedisturbance.org/channel/virtual-africa/ ) has done a podcast with Al Banda who were were put in touch with through Ira Greenberg here …

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Find out how to enable new forms of collaboration between the sciences, engineering and the arts, design and humanities

Colleagues We are pleased to announce the publication of the new Leonardo MIT Press ebook with the report from the SEAD white papers study funded by the NSF. The report includes some 73 abstracts, 55 white papers submitted by the international community with some 150 participants. We thank the members of the community for their …

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Call for Papers: Histories, Theories and Practices of Sound Art – Leonardo Electronic Almanac March 1 deadline

Histories, Theories and Practices of Sound Art – Leonardo Electronic Almanac Senior Editor: Lanfranco Aceti Editors: James Bulley, John Levack Drever, Morten Søndergaard Call for papers Traditionally, the curator has been affiliated to the modern museum as the persona who manages an archive, and arranges and communicates knowledge to an audience, according to fields of …

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Call for papers – Leonardo Symposium at NETSCI: Arts Humanities and Complex Networks due March 29 2015

Call for papers – Arts Humanities and Complex Networks due March 29 2015 Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks — 6th Leonardo satellite symposium at NetSci2015   http://artshumanities.netsci2015.net/ taking place at the World Trade Center Zaragoza (WTCZ) in Spain, on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Abstract: ^ For the sixth time, it is our pleasure to bring …

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In praise of smarter STEM thinking

Colleagues I thank those of you who commented on my draft review of the Levy Leblond text, and also the linked in discussion that this stimulated.   I append the finalised version of my text that will be published in Leonardo Reviews Since i posted the draft the US Census Bureau published its STEM census …

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Leonardo DASER Prometheus Unbound at US National Academy of Science

The National Academy of Sciences’ Cultural Programs and Science & Entertainment Exchange and thirstDC announce Prometheus Unbound: A DASER Special, a collaborative live event on Thursday, May 15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. The event is free and open to the public; a photo …

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draft of BRIDGING THE SILOS: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AS A TOOL FOR CROSSING DISCIPLINES IN THE ARTS, SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Colleagues kathryn evans and i are finalising a text on BRIDGING THE SILOS:  CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AS A TOOL FOR CROSSING DISCIPLINES IN THE ARTS, SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES for the Leonardo Electronic Almanac We welcome comments, rebuttal, suggestions for improvements, key references   roger malina   LEA PAPER    DRAFT 11/30/13      BRIDGING THE SILOS:  CURRICULUM …

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STEAM is gaining STEAM

I was just at a workshop in Washington DC ( before the government shut down ) it was announced that a Memorandum of Understanding had just been signed between the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Endowment of the Humanities !! The meeting was attended by representatives of the …

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