The Displaced and The Other

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at 2:30pm

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Generationally and historically, our species has moved through great migrations, across seas, continents, and borders. Some have been journeys infused with hope for the better, or impelled by longing for the unknown, the foreign, the other. Others have been forced.

Today, with more than 65 million refugees and displaced persons around the globe, we are bearing witness to flights of desperation, escaping threats of extinction or submission, environmental disaster, religious and tribal conflict, slavery, and war.… read more »

Music to Whose Ears III: Music and Healing

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:30pm EST

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There are well-known therapeutic effects of melody and rhythm on people with various cognitive and motor problems such as non-fluent aphasia, autism, Alzheimer disease, and Parkinson’s disease. By helping alleviate pain and anxiety, music can be also beneficial for preterm babies and for patients before and after surgeries.… read more »

Design in Nature

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 2:30pm

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Though human ingenuity may make various inventions…it will never devise any inventions more beautiful, nor more simple, nor more to the purpose than Nature does; because in her inventions nothing is wanting, and nothing is superfluous…

– Leonardo da Vinci, The Da Vinci Notebooks, Vol.

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