On October 10, 2018, Margaret will be in discussion with string theorist Sylvester James Gates, at the New York Academy of Sciences, about “The Mystery of our Mathematical Universe.” The discussion is moderated by NPR’s Steve Paulson and will be re-broadcast on the national NPR show, To The Best Of Our Knowledge.
EVENTS: As a speaker, Margaret lectures widely on the cultural history of science, intersections between the sciences & arts, and issues relating to women & science. She has spoken at more than 150 universities, colleges, museums and conferences worldwide including Harvard, Tufts, Rutgers, University of Cape Town, University of Oslo, University of Sydney, Princeton Theological Seminary, Hayward Gallery (London), Walker Arts Center (MN), National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne) and Art Center College of Design (CA). She has been a keynote speaker at the Aspen Design Conference, Australian Institute of Architects conference, University of Iowa's Creative Matters series, and the Topology series at the Tate Modern. Her TED talk about her Crochet Coral Reef project has been viewed more than a million times and translated into 22 languages, including Arabic and Korean.
Margaret also presents participatory hands-on workshops about math and science topics, including hyperbolic space and fractal geometry. She has given workshops at the Hayward Gallery, Science Gallery (Dubin), California Institute of the Arts (Los Angeles), Brown University (RI), Museum Kunste de Westkuste (Germany), the Smithsonian, and many other places. If you'd like to book Margaret for a speaking engagement or workshop please be in touch via the Contact page.