Stargate: Film Screening and Talk with Sarah Symons
Join McMaster University Library and the Faculty of Science for a screening of Stargate, featuring a 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
Stargate is rated PG-13, with a run time of 1h 56 min
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.