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How Science is Pictured in the Media and Public Culture: A Joint Reading the Pictures/Seeing Science (UMBC) Salon

Date: Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Time: 7 pm EST for 2 hours

Where: We will be holding the talk on the Google HangOut platform accommodating live audio and video with involvement from viewers via live chat. Please register below to participate.

Who:  Our distinguished panel includes: Rebecca Adelman UMBC Professor of Media & Communication Studies; Ben de la Cruz, Multimedia Editor, Science Desk, NPR; Marvin Heiferman Curator, Project Director “Seeing Science”; Corey Keller – Curator, SFMOMAKurt Mutchler – Senior Editor, Science, Photography Department, National Geographic; and Max Mutchler, Space Telescope Science Institute, Hubble Heritage Project manager. The HangOut will be moderated by University of Maine professor and visual scholar, Nate Stormer.

The images: The panel will analyze the ten key photos in the slideshow below, the pictures carefully culled from thousands of media images across sixteen categories of science. (Fifty more images will also be presented on our Twitter and Instagram feeds in the three weeks leading up to the panel discussion, and then added to this post after the event.)

Event is free with registration. Register here.

Later Event: December 1
Exhibition: Flor Garduño