Synopsis: All are invited to the two-day symposium, which features a keynote address by Dr. Eric R. Kandel and lively talks by eight scholars and artists.
Start Time: Friday, March 7, 2014 4:30 PM
End Time: Friday, March 7, 2014 8:00 PM
Location: Voorhees Hall / Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: Free
Speaker: Dr. Eric Kandel at 6:00 PM
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://www.zimmerli.rutgers.edu/exhibitions/symposium-striking-resemblance-changing-art-portraiture
Contact Name: Theresa Watson
Contact Email: press@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Special Criteria: Advance Registration Required
Additional Information: Dr. Robert L. Barchi, the 20th President of Rutgers University and a distinguished neuroscientist and academic innovator, opens the symposium and introduces his colleague Dr. Eric R. Kandel. A Nobel Laureate and Professor of Brain Science at Columbia Unviersity, Dr. Kandel speaks on the convergence of the worlds of art, science, and medicine in turn-of-the-20th-century Vienna and how it led to new understandings of the workings of the human mind—in particular, how the brain relates to art. Exhibition Viewing and Reception 4:30 to 5:30pm and 7 to 8pm Before and after Kandel's keynote address, attendees enjoy a private after-hours viewing of the exhibition, with refreshments.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families