2019: Poetry & Science: Poetry, Deep Time & the Stars with Mordecai-Mark Mac Low & Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
Join us for the first event in Poetry & Science—an ongoing series that bridges scientific and poetic modes of learning—introduced and moderated by Field Work Poet-in-Residence Katharine Coles. Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History, discusses the formation of galaxies in conversation with poet and collaborative artist Mei-mei Berssenbrugge. Contemplate the universe from deep time to the life and death of stars, guided by three seasoned stargazers whose backgrounds span physics, philosophy, and visual art.
Welcome by Poets House Executive Director Lee Briccetti, remarks by Laura Manuelidis. Discussion introduced and moderated by Katharine Coles.