The University of Iowa

Bill Nye

Best known for his Emmy-winning run as Bill Nye the Science Guy, audiences revere this good-natured Renaissance Man's infectious blend of humor, intellectual curiosity, and devotion to solving some of the world's most complex challenges through science.

The Vital and Energetic Interplay of the Somatic, the Affective and the Cognitive in an Audience’s Experience of Theater

This event is part of The Examined Life Conference and is hosted by The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

The Examined Life Conference seeks to explore the intersections between the arts and medicine. How can they be of use to each other? How can they interact to make each more than they were without the other? 

Creative Matters: Anne Bogart, theater director

Anne Bogart is one of the three Co-Artistic Directors of SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992. She is a professor of theatre at Columbia University, where she runs the Graduate Directing Program.

She was a recipient of a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, the Richard B. Fisher Award, a USA Fellowship, a Rockefeller Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and received the 2016 Alfred Drake Award from Brooklyn College.