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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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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Evidence: A Report on the Impact of Dance on Learning

Evidence: A Report on the Impact of Dance in the K-12 Setting http://www.ndeo.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=893257&module_id=153248 Abstract: The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) undertook a review of recent studies of how dance impacts learning, with particular attention to several areas determined to be underresearched in the 2004Research Priorities for Dance Education: A Report to the Nation (Bonbright and Faber). These areas included: …

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E O Wilson on the need for art-humanities science collaboration

Colleagues There is an interesting interview with E O Wilson on NPR radio where at length he discusses rationales for cross coupling the arts/humanities and sciences http://sciencefriday.com/segment/06/21/2013/e-o-wilson-s-advice-for-future-scientists.html He has also written more on the topic on his new book: Letters to a Young Scientist (which I am about to read) http://www.amazon.com/Letters-Young-Scientist-Edward-Wilson/dp/0871403773 I found his argumentation in …

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French Academy of Architecture Awards Medal to MRS 2013 Hiking Trail Project GR13

Colleagues The inventors of the urban hiking trail in marseille- GR13 , Baptiste Lanaspèze et Nicolas Mémain, http://www.mp2013.fr/gr20135/?lang=en http://www.bouches-du-rhone.net/les-sentiers-les-topoguides/gr-2013/  have been awarded a medal by the French Academy of Architecture !!  As “urban artists” Well deserved recognition for this innovative project Urbanisme : Baptiste Lanaspèze et Nicolas Mémain, artistes urbanistes http://www.architectes.org/actualites/prix-et-recompenses-2013-de-l2019academie-d2019architecture   This unusual urban trail that …

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