Watch a screening of the film “A Beautiful Mind” starring Russell Crowe and join University of Chicago experts in a discussion of the impact of John F. Nash Jr.’s work as well as the challenges he faced. Nash was the recipient of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics for his landmark work on the mathematics of game theory.
The 135-minute film will be followed by a 30-minute discussion with:
Michael Marcangelo, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, UChicago
Roger Myerson, Nobel Laureate 2007 and the Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, UChicago
Robert Rosenberg (Moderator), Associate VP for Communications, UChicago, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Chicago Booth
Science on the Screen, a new film and discussion series sponsored by the University of Chicago and the Chicago Council on Science and Technology, was created to further public understanding of science, technology, math and engineering through art and dialogue with the world-leading faculty of the University of Chicago.
Recommended reading: “Nash equilibrium and the history of economic theory” by Roger Myerson.
Parking and Direction: http://arts.uchicago.edu/content/visit-logan-center
No C2ST registration is required. Limited seating. Tickets available at the box office in the Logan Center or online. Advanced purchase highly recommended
John F. Nash, Jr., recipient of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics for his landmark work on the mathematics of game theory
Science on the Screen presents:
A Beautiful Mind film and discussion
When: Thursday, December 6, 2012
Where: Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Screening Room 201
915 East 60th Street Chicago, IL
Fees: $7. Limited seating. Advanced purchase highly recommended. Tickets available at the box office in the Logan Center or online.