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Stargate: Talk and Film Screening with Sarah Symons

The Westdale Theatre, 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 1L4 

16/09/2019, 7:30 pm

Organizer: McMaster Univeristy Library

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Join McMaster University Library and the Faculty of Science for a screening of Stargate, with an introductory talk by archaeoastronomer Sarah Symons, associate professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Science. 

Dr. Symons will introduce this classic sci-fi adventure with a brief discussion of some of the things we know (and some questions that we still have) about the ancient Egyptian culture’s relationship with space, time, and the stars.

When: September 16, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Westdale Theatre, 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 1L4 

This event is FREE and open to the public


About Sarah Symons:

Sarah Symons is an Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Science. She was educated in the UK, gaining a BSc Honours Degree in Mathematics and Astronomy and PhD in History of Astronomy in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Leicester. At McMaster, she is Coordinator of the Honours Integrated Science Program and Director of the William J. McCallion Planetarium. She also teaches courses on ancient Egyptian language and science at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education.

This event is part of a  a special year of programming aimed at celebrating the ways in which the Library supports research, teaching and learning related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Events are presented in partnership with the Health Sciences Library and the Faculties of Science and Engineering.