The Symposium: Academic StandUp (A Brain Special)

Title: The Symposium: Academic StandUp (A Brain Special)

Time: (Date and time): March 15, Doors at 9, Show at 9:30

Location: Caveat NYC (21A Clinton St.)


Audience: 21+ general public

Information: Kick those boring old lectures goodbye! Discover a new side to Academia in this evening of research-inspired stand-up comedy. Academics, researchers, teachers, & comics take the mic to give life to those dusty textbooks and show you what research & teaching is really like. From statistics to evolution, philosophy, history, and more, come for the laughs and the cutting-edge ideas, stay for the laughs and the cutting-edge ideas.

Brain Special in honor of Brain Awareness Week!

Hosted by Kyle Marian
Line-up (subject to change):
Nikki Lowe – intellect vs ontology

Ali Matthu – mental health + hygiene

Drunk Science’s Shannon Odell – neuroscience

Melanie Owens – My Stroke at 23

And more!

Produced by Kyle Marian, a science communicator & former physical anthropologist. She got the comedy bug in the UK doing science stand-up with the Bright Club Comedy community and is now on a mission to train up academics & spread the smart funnies across the US.

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