Cristina Pato and UCSB Musicians My Lethe Story

Date(s) and Time of Event: 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm


Old Little Theater

In this evening of music and discussion, Cristina Pato (musican, educator and member of the Grammy-winning Silk Road Ensemble) and UCSB musicians perform My Lethe Story: The River of Forgetfulness, a piece composed by Pato and inspired by her mother’s struggle with dementia; followed by a panel discussion on how the sciences and the arts can learn from each other as they seek to understand memory and its loss. The panelists will also discuss student research opportunities on these issues in a new summer course that they will co-teach in Summer Session B.

Panelists: Cristina Pato, musician, educator

Ken Kosik, Harriman Professor of Neuroscience, UCSB

Kim Yasuda, Professor of Public Practice, Department of Art, UCSB