PAST EVENTS

 

MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - may 22, 23 & 24, 2017

ATLAS OUTREACH AND EDUCATION

THE BUILDING BLOCK OF SCIENCE WRITING - II 

An advanced workshop for particle physicists interested in writing for a lay audience. 

9:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Room 42-3-002, CERN. 


MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - may 18 & 19, 2017

ATLAS OUTREACH AND EDUCATION

THE BUILDING BLOCK OF SCIENCE WRITING - I 

An introductory workshop for particle physicists interested in writing for a lay audience. 

9:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Room 42-3-002, CERN. 


BOSTON, MA - MAY 7, 2017

THE MUSE & THE MARKETPLACE

YOU KNOW MORE THAN YOU THINK

An interactive seminar.

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

50 Park Plaza, Boston.


FREDERICTON, NB, CANADA - NOVEMBER 7, 2016

UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK

THE UNIVERSAL AND THE PARTICULAR

Inaugural colloquium for the Conversations series, hosted by the Departments of English, Mathematics & Statistics and Physics. 

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Memorial Hall.


boston,ma - OCTOBER 29, 2016

new scientist

INSTANT EXPERT: GENERAL RELATIVITY AND BEYOND

A day long masterclass in general relativity and cosmology.

Presenters included Lisa Barsotti, Robert Caldwell, James Guillochon, David Kaiser and Priyamvada Natarajan.

9:00 PM - 5:00 PM

66 Marlborough Street, Boston


MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 5, 2016

ATLAS OUTREACH AND EDUCATION

PARTICLE PHYSICS OUTREACH ON A GLOBAL SCALE

A workshop for particle physicists conducting educational and other outreach activities in various countries across the world. 

9:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Building 42, CERN. 


MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 5, 2016

ATLAS OUTREACH AND EDUCATION

SCIENCE WRITING WORKSHOP

A workshop for particle physicists interested in writing for a lay audience. 

9:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Building 40, CERN. 


meyrin, switzerland - october 4, 2016

CERN LIBRARY

BOOK READING

A discussion about the process of writing ONLY THE LONGEST THREADS, followed by a Q&A session.

Held in conjunction with the CERN diversity office.

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Room Georges Charpak, Building 60, CERN. 


 

Cambridge, MA - september 17, 2016

OPEN NEW ENGLAND 

A TALE OF TWO PHYSICISTS

A fireside chat with Nergis Mavalvala about gravitational waves, general relativity, theory, experiment, and a life in physics. 

Held in collaboration with the South Asia Institute at Harvard University and the Harvard Pakistan Student Group.

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge. 


New York - May 8, 2016

Lahore Literary Festival

Literary Pakistan: A panel discussion with Bapsi SidhwaBilal Tanweer and Rafia Zakaria at Asia Society, NY. Moderated by Hugh Eakin.

10:00 - 11:00 AM

725 Park Avenue, New York. 


BOSTON, MA - April 30, 2016

THE MUSE & THE MARKETPLACE

BLURRED BOUNDARIES: BLENDING FICTION AND NON-FICTION

50 Park Plaza, Boston.


cambridge - april 17, 2016

CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE FESTIVAL

STEALING FROM FICTION'S TOOLKIT: A SCIENCE WRITING WORKSHOP

Conducted, along with Amanda Gefter, at the MIT Museum.

1:00 - 4:00 PM

285 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. 


SINGAPORE - JANUARY 25, 2016

MEMORIAL MEETING FOR ABDUS SALAM'S 90TH BIRTHDAY

WHAT REMAINS INVARIANT: LIFE LESSONS FROM ABDUS SALAM

4:30 - 5:15 PM

Nanyung Technical University, Singapore


tysons, va - november 7, 2015

OPEN DC ANNUAL MEETING

CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Panel Discussion with Wajahat AliElmira Bayrasli & Ethan Casey, Moderated by Raza Latif.

11:15 - 12:15 PM

Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Tysons, VA


BOSTON, MA - october 24, 2015

boston book festival

CROSSING GENRES

A workshop (conducted along with Amanda Gefter), for non-fiction writers, on the tools they can borrow from the fiction writer's toolkit. 

3:45 - 4:45 PM

First Church Auditorium, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston.


CAMBRIDGE, MA - september 5 & 6, 2015

CAMBRIDGE CENTER FOR ADULT EDUCATION

At the Intersection of Science & Fiction: A Writing Workshop.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM on 9/5 & 9/6

Charles Room, 42 Brattle Street, Cambridge.


new bedford, MA - august 22, 2015

hollihock writers conference

BOOK READINGS, REDESIGNED

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

715 Purchase Street, New Bedford.


BOSTON, MA - MAy 2, 2015

THE MUSE & THE MARKETPLACE

AUTHOR EVENTS 2.0

Reimagining book readings in an interactive age. 

50 Park Plaza, Boston.


CAMBRIDGE, MA - april 18, 2015

CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE FESTIVAL

REINVENTING A GENRE: PUSHING THE LIMITS OF SCIENCE WRITING

Panel discussion with Amanda GefterMark Levinson and Alan Lightman. Moderated by Tim De Chant. Hosted by MIT Museum.

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. 


Boston, ma - march 18, 2015

trident booksellers & cafe

SCIENCE BOOKS REINVENTED: A conversation with Amanda Gefter

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

338 Newbury Street, Boston.


WEST ROXBURY, MA - MAR 11, 2015

ROXBURY LATIN SCHOOL

DARK MATTER

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Physics Lab, 101 St. Theresa Ave, West Roxbury.


CAMBRIDGE, MA - march 7 & 8, 2015

CAMBRIDGE CENTER FOR ADULT EDUCATION

At the Intersection of Science & Fiction: A Writing Workshop.

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM on 3/7

1:00 PM - 4:00  PM on 3/8

Charles Room, 42 Brattle Street, Cambridge.


BROOKLINE, MA - february 27, 2015

brookline booksmith

Reading and Book Signing

7:00 PM -  8:00 PM

279 Harvard St, Brookline.


brooklyn, ny - february 5, 2015

WORD

SCIENCE NIGHT: A conversation with Amanda Gefter

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn.


PROVIDENCE, RI - JANUARY 31, 2015

BOOKS ON THE SQUARE

Reading and Book Signing

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

471 Angell Street, Providence.


CAMBRIDGE, MA - DECEMBER 5, 2014

HARVARD BOOK STORE

THE WRITER'S JOURNEY: Reading and Discussion with Maria Mutch & Tilia Klebanov Jacobs

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

1256 Mass Ave, Cambridge.


CAMBRIDGE, MA - DECEMBER 3, 2014

HARVARD COOP

BOOK LAUNCH

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

1400 Mass Ave, Cambridge.


BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 1, 2014

BOSTON UNIVERSITY

DIGGING DEEPER: Probing physical reality, and science teaching, at a fundamental level. An invited talk at the meeting of the Physics Teachers Network.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Room 595, BU Physics Research Building
590 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston.


BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 3, 2014

LAUNCH LAB

Panel discussion with Maria Mutch & Ilan Mochari at Grub Street.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

162 Boylston Street, Boston.


CAMBRIDGE, MA - SEPTEMBER 6 & 7, 2014

CAMBRIDGE CENTER FOR ADULT EDUCATION

At the Intersection of Science & Fiction: A Writing Workshop.

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM on 9/6

1:00 PM - 4:00  PM on 9/7

Brattle Room, 42 Brattle Street, Cambridge.


BOSTON, MA - MAY 3, 2014

THE MUSE & THE MARKETPLACE

Science, Through Fiction: lecture and discussion about using fiction to communicate and explain scientific ideas, without compromising fact.

1:15 - 2:15 PM

Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza, Boston.


NORTON, MA - NOVEMBER 12, 2013

WHEATON COLLEGE

Evelyn Danzing Haas '39 Visiting Artist talk, on writing engaging and stimulating non-fiction, by incorporating techniques employed in fiction.

12:30 - 1:50 PM

Meneeley Hall 304, 26 E. Main Street, Norton.


UTICA, NY - OCTOBER 7, 2013

MOHAWK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Accounting for Flux, in Physics & Life: an invited talk about my research followed by a conversation on navigating a career in science.

Hosted by the MVCC Women in Science & Engineering.

12:00 - 1:00 PM

IT 225, 1101 Sherman Drive, Utica.


LAHORE, PAKISTAN - MAY 14 TO 20, 2013

LAHORE GRAMMAR SCHOOL 

21st Century Physics: a three part series of seminars and workshops for high school students about the Higgs boson, extra dimensions and the process of constructing scientific theories. 

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM on May 14th at the 1-A1 CAMPUS

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM on May 16th at the PARAGON CITY CAMPUS

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM on May 17th at the 1-A1 CAMPUS (For students visiting from LGS FAISALABAD )

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM on May 20th at the JOHAR TOWN CAMPUS


WEST ROXBURY, MA - FEB 27, 2013

ROXBURY LATIN SCHOOL

A Visit to Higher Dimensions: a conversation about the extra dimensions called upon by string theory; why we need them and how to think about them. 

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Physics Lab, 101 St. Theresa Ave, West Roxbury.


NEWTON, MA - AUGUST 10, 2012

PRIMARY SOURCE

Lahore's Cultural Heritage: a seminar about how contemporary Lahore is shaped by its historical legacy; part of The Mighty Mughals - a program for high school history teachers. 

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

457 Walnut Street, Newton.


WEST ROXBURY, MA - APRIL 24, 2012

ROXBURY LATIN SCHOOL

A Beginner's Guide to String Theory: a short introduction to, and quick overview of, string theory for high school students.

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Physics Lab, 101 St. Theresa Ave, West Roxbury.


SOUTH HADLEY, MA - APRIL 17, 2012

MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE

A Round Table on Science Writing: discussion with undergraduate students and faculty.

3:15 - 4:15 PM

Kendade Hall, 47 Morgan Street, South Hadley.


NEEDHAM, MA - APRIL 12, 2012

NEEDHAM HIGH SCHOOL

A Visit to Higher Dimensions: a conversation about the extra dimensions called upon by string theory; why we need them and how to think about them. 

11:30 - 2:30 PM

Physics Lab, 609 Webster Street, Needham Heights.