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Sounding Bodies: Music and the Making of Biomedical Science, an Author Talk with Peter Pesic

Sounding Bodies: Music and the Making of Biomedical Science, an Author Talk with Peter Pesic In-Person / Online

Program Update: Now Online only! This event was originally scheduled as an in-person event at Fuller Lodge but will now take place online only via Zoom. See below for registration information. 

Sounding Bodies, by Peter Pesic (published by MIT Press) explores the unfolding influence of music and sound on the fundamental structure of the biomedical sciences, from ancient times to the present. This work follows Pesic's Music and the Making of Modern Science and Polyphonic Minds to complete a trilogy of books about the influence of music on the sciences. Pesic was educated at Harvard and Stanford, where he received a doctorate in physics. He is currently director of the Science Institute at St. John’s College and Musician-in-Residence. He is an Associate Professor at Harvard's Department of Physics. 

Pesic is an accomplished musician and will be performing the complete nocturnes of Gabriel Fauré for piano over two lunchtime concerts at Fuller Lodge on December 8th and December 9th. (The daytime concerts will be held in person only). Click here for more information about these performances. 

All programs listed here are free to the public and are made possible by the Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries. 

Registration information:

To register for Pesic's author talk, please continue reading. Please register using the blue button the below. Once registered, you will immediately receive an email confirmation from "LibCal" that will contain a Zoom link and passcode to join the livestream event. You will also recieve subsequent reminders as the event date gets closer. Do you have questions or need help? Please call (505) 662-8257.

Photo credit: Hannah Loomis

Thursday, December 8, 2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
Mesa Public Library
  adults     seniors (55+)  
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Event Organizer

Eva Jacobson

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