A series of informal yet directed undergraduate encounters with invited faculty who demonstrate polymathic approaches to their scholarship and teaching. Pizza and soda provided.
Professor of philosophy Edwin McCann discusses philosophy as a basic tool of thought.
Drawing upon his new book, Hollywood Sign, University Professor Leo Braudy suggests a polymathic approach to literature, cinema, and cultural history.
Professor Phillip Ethington discusses the polymathic future of digitally based history.
Marshall School business professor Nandini Rajagopalan probes business as a polymathic art form.
Computer science and engineering professor Shrikanth Narayanan discusses the polymathic patterning of multiple realities through digital technology.
Physics professor Clifford Johnson discusses how and why polymathic playfulness is crucial to theoretical physics.
Presidential professor and Isaias Hellman professor of polymathy Sidney Harman and Alexander Marr, professor of art history, wind up the spring 2011 Polymathic Pizza Undergraduate Series with a discussion of the process through which great polymaths got their acts together.