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10 Questions: What is Nature?


Giving community members a special opportunity to experience the conversations that drive innovation at the university, in the fall quarter of 2019, the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture presents 10 Questions: Centennial Edition, an interdisciplinary course/public event series hybrid, featuring conversations with leading faculty, distinguished alumni, and experts from across the university and beyond.

This week Rosemarie Garland-ThompsonRebeca Méndez, and Aradhna Tripati will join Victoria Marks, associate dean of academic affairs of the UCLA School of the Arts & Architecture and professor in the UCLA department of world arts and cultures/dance, to explore the question “What is Nature?

Rosemarie Garland-Thompson, disability justice and culture expert, bioethicist and humanities scholar
Professor of English, Emory University

Rebeca Méndez, designer and media artist
Professor, Department of Design | Media Arts

Aradhna Tripati, climate scientist, faculty director and founder of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science
Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

RSVP required. Early arrival is recommended; RSVP does not guarantee admission if event reaches capacity.

Image credit: Pictured above is a section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct being inspected after damaged by a bomb sometime between 1924 and 1931. This image comes from the Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives, which is housed in the UCLA Library Special Collections. All images for 10 Questions were sourced in collaboration with the UCLA Library Special Collections.