MU Researchers Explore Sci-Fi Classics in ‘Science on Screen’
Faculty team up with a Columbia movie theater to create introductions for popular films.
Ines Segert and Libby Cowgill
Monday, March 22, 2021
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Two College of Arts and Science professors are helping movie goers experience films through a creative, STEM-centered lens during Ragtag Cimena's Science on Screen®. In pre-recorded messages, Ines Segert, psychological sciences, will present on 1978s Invasion of the Body Snatchers and how conspiratorial thinking can thrive in the uncertainty of a pandemic, while Libby Cowgill, anthropology, will present on the cult classic Gattaca and how it can inform debates about gene modification.