February 5 – Ariana Kim plays Bach and Thomas

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Special guest

 

Ariana Kim, Professor of Violin, Music Department and Bethe House House Fellow

http://www.arianakim.com

Topic

 

Then and Now: Musical Expectation and the Emancipation of Dissonance

(Live performances of solo violin works by J.S. Bach and Augusta Read Thomas, plus discussion of how 300+ years of evolution in the Classical music world has changed how we hear, relate, and listen.)

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

January 22 – Your brain and how you learn

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Special guest

 

Ron Hoy, Merksamer Professor of Biology, Neurobiology & Behavior and Bethe House House Fellow

Topic

 

Lecture, homework, exam – is there a better way? What cognitive neuroscience can tell us about how we learn.

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested