Columbia University in the City of New York

Mar 20, 20234:00 pm

In Search of Colorful Butterflies: Conversations Between Science and Narrative

Alan Kanzer Writer-in-Residence Claire Messud in conversation with Daphna Shohamy, PhD

March 20th, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Jerome L. Greene Science Center (9th floor lecture hall)


"Like the entomologist in search of colorful butterflies, my attention has chased in the gardens of the grey matter cells with delicate and elegant shapes, the mysterious butterflies of the soul, whose beating of wings may one day reveal to us the secrets of the mind."
- Santiago Ramon y Cajal

Join the conversation with Alan Kanzer Writer-in-Residence Claire Messud and Associate Director Daphna Shohamy, PhD, as Claire reflects on her time at the Institute. A reception will follow the conversation.


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