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Silence

Dimensions of Silence in the Human Experience

February 21, 2013; 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


Session four of a six-session course: George Lakoff.

Copresented with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Berkeley




How does one read silence? What is the physiology of silence? What might silence look like? This six-session course offers an interdisciplinary look at the nature of silence in the human experience. We will explore the role of silence in film, music, art, psychology, spirituality, neuroscience, and politics with six guests: Silence co-curator Steve Seid; Lucinda Barnes, curator in charge of the Berkeley presentation; neurobiologist David Presti; linguist George Lakoff; composer/musician Paul Dresher; and writer Susan Griffin, author of Chorus of Stones.

01.31 / Session 1: Steve Seid
02.07 / Session 2: Lucinda Barnes
02.14 / Session 3: David Presti
02.21 / Session 4: George Lakoff
02.28 / Session 5: Paul Dresher
03.07 / Session 6: Susan Griffin



$125 per person. Open to all BAM/PFA and OLLI members. Click here to register.