"The Xenotext (A Progress Report)"
Place: IRMACS Centre, ASB 1090. Reception to follow.
The Office of the Vice-President (Research), the Department of English, and the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry are pleased to host Dr. Christian Bök, Associate Professor of English from the University of Calgary. Dr. Bök, an experimental poet, will speak about embedding a poem within the DNA of an E. coli bacterium—and getting the cell to answer back with its own poem. For more information, please visit the Department of English website.