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Professor Gary Nickard discusses “The Canals of Mars, a Poetological History of an Error” at Buffalo’s Science & Art Cabaret, March 15th

March 11, 2013  by: Natalie Fleming

On March 15th, Visual Studies professor Gary Nickard will discuss “The Canals of Mars, a Poetological History of an Error” at Space, the fourth event in the 2012-13 season of the Science & Art Cabaret.

The event also includes the Buffalo State Digital Musical Ensemble, with a performance of “Albedo 0.39” commemorating the Apollo moon missions, Buffalo State professor Kevin Williams, who will speak on “Unraveling the Geologic History of Mars”, and UB physics professor Will Kinney, who will deliver a talk titled, “On Islands in the Great Void,” focusing on the new golden age of searches for planets beyond the solar system.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall at Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. It is free and open to the public.

The event series, launched in 2009, is sponsored by the UB College of Arts and Sciences, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center and the Buffalo Museum of Science. Each gathering features short talks by scientists and artists that center on a common theme.

For more information:

UB Reporter

202 Center for the Arts, North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-6010
(716) 645-6878
(716) 645-6970 fax
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