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Natural Discourse Symposium: Form & Function

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[sidebar]Natural Discourse Symposium: Form & Function
Friday, January 11, 2013
UC Botanical Garden, 9am-4:30
For ticket information go here.[/sidebar]This one-day symposium brings together creative minds from disciplines within the humanities, sciences, and arts to reflect on the lively relationship between plants and humans. Speakers will discuss how the study of plants inspires material and conceptual innovations in their practice in ethnobotanical studies, stem cell research, architecture and visual art.

The symposium compliments the exhibition Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists & Poets in the Garden currently on view throughout the UCBG through January 20, 2013. The garden has generously agreed that anyone who purchases a ticket to the symposium has one free admission to the garden from time of purchase till January 19, 2013. You are encouraged to visi...


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