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

Faculty member Marvin Heiferman in partnership with Michael Shaw of Reading the Pictures, are producing a Reading the Pictures Salon that examines how science is visually represented in the media and public culture.

December 1st from 7-9pm EST

2014, New view of the Pillars of Creation, visible light, detail. Photo: NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team. Photo: NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team.

2014, New view of the Pillars of Creation, visible light, detail. Photo: NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team. Photo: NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team.

A terrific panel:

Rebecca Adelman UMBC Professor of Media & Communication Studies; Ben de la Cruz, Multimedia Editor, Science Desk, NPR; Marvin Heiferman Faculty member, Curator, Project Director “Seeing Science”; Corey Keller – Curator, SFMOMA; Kurt Mutchler – Senior Editor, Science, Photography Department, National Geographic; and Max Mutchler, Space Telescope Science Institute, Hubble Heritage Project manager, visual scholar Nate Stormer will look at and discuss ten key and provocative photos in a live Google Hangout, culled from thousands of media images across sixteen categories of science.

The event is open to the public, registration is free (and required), and those who sign up can participate by posing questions and responding to the discussion via an online chat.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION CLICK HERE.

Visitors attend a demonstration of a robot named ‘Pepper’ at the IBM stand on day 3 of the Mobile World Congress 2016 on February 24, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world’s largest communications companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and wearables gadgets. Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images.

Visitors attend a demonstration of a robot named ‘Pepper’ at the IBM stand on day 3 of the Mobile World Congress 2016 on February 24, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world’s largest communications companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and wearables gadgets. Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images.