IFF Directors TaLks 2010

This page announces the events where IFF Director Margaret Wertheim, and IFF Co-Director Christine Wertheim will be speaking about IFF subjects and projects during 2010

Wisconsin Art Education Association
La Crosse, Wisconsin - Thursday October 28, 2010 @ 8:30am
Margaret will present a keynote address about the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef project and its implications for art education at the annual conference of the Wisconsin Art Educators Association.

Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History
Washington DC - Sunday June 13, 2010 @ 12 noon
In preparation for the IFF's forthcoming exhibition of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Margaret will give a public lecture and lead a workshop about the project.

SciFest South Africa
Grahamstown, South Africa - Wednesday March 24, 2010@ 12:30
Thursday March 25, 2010 @ 1pm
Margaret will speak about the Crochet Reef Project as a global community project that links science, mathematics and handicraft.

Science Gallery, Trinity College
Dublin, Ireland - Friday March 12, 2010 @7-9:30pm
The Science Gallery is the local host to TEDx Dublin. This TEDx lineup includes talks about computer image recognition, basking sharks, and the quest to make the world's first non-drip teapot. Margaret will talk about the Crochet Reef Project, which opens in a major exhibition at the Science Gallery on March 19.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - EMPAC
Troy, NY - Wednesday February 10, 2010 @6-8pm
Margaret will give a talk about the IFF's work and Mathematics as Poetic Enchantment at RPI's spectacular new Electronic Music and Performing Arts Center. The lecture is accompanied by dinner and will be held in the EMPAC Cafe.

Southwestern University 
Georgetown, TX - Tuesday January 26, 2010 @4-5:30pm
Margaret will present the 2010 Jessie Daniel Ames Lecture, Southwestern University's annual endowed lectureship on feminism. This year's JDA topic is feminism and craft. Margaret will speak about the Crochet Reef Project from a feminist perspective.