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MACH 33 Symposium

Friday, May 10, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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A conversation to address the relationship between the making of science in dramatic literature and the scientific imagination.

Panel

  • Caltech scientists and faculty
    Jocelyn Holland, Alistair Hayden, Stephen Markham, Jay Labinger
  • Playwrights, MACH 33 Festival of New Science-Driven Plays
    Kristin Idaszak, Susan Bernfield, James Armstrong

Topics

  • the function of art in collaborative engagement with science and technology
  • the responsibility of scientists in the production of science in the theatrical domain
  • how theater democratizes and deliberates science in the public arena
  • how artists engage science as an integral part of their work and that of the sciences
  • expanding worldview to consider ethical and human dimensions of scientific work