Beyond Two Cultures: The Sciences as Liberal Arts

The Fifth Annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts

February 18-19, 2005




Conversation Program


Friday, February 18
2:45 p.m. Registration and Welcome
Science in Life
3:00 p.m. On the Universality of Creativity in the Arts and Sciences
S. James Gates, Jr., , University of Maryland, College Park
6:00 p.m. Dinner at Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort
7:30 p.m. From the Tide Pool to the Stars
Jon Christensen, Stanford University
Saturday, February 19
9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast at Westmont
Science in Academic Culture
9:30 a.m. Imagining the Interior: Seeing Inside the Body Before and Since X-rays
Dame Gillian Beer, University of Cambridge
12:00 p.m. Lunch
Science in the Liberal Arts Curriculum
1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
Hessel Bouma III, Calvin College
Thomas Fikes, Westmont College
Susan Singer, Carleton College
3:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion