My wife and I were in Marseilles in France on February 25th when our son called and told us we were only a few hundred miles from a Covid-19 outbreak in Italy. What happens next, we do not know with any high degree of certainty. This disease has shown us that we cannot predict what will happen.
Join guest speaker Zosia Krusberg, Director of Graduate Student and Senior Lecturer at University of Chicago. Zosia will present "Classical Physics and Somatic Meditation". The Zoom event will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at 7:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.
What if starting up a game could offer us as meaningful a natural experience as going outdoors? Games, especially digital ones, are frequently dismissed as frivolous, arcane, or violent, and people tend to picture those who play them as antisocial boys sitting hunched indoors. This lecture contends that games today offer unique and playfully persuasive opportunities not only to engage directly with environmental issues, but also to foster moments of empathy, loss, care, experimentation, and optimism – ways of seeing and dealing with our troubled world anew.