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HF DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Friday Morning, March 2nd , 2018

8:15 – 8:30 | Check-in and Coffee
8:30 – 8:45 | Opening Remarks

Theresa Kelley, Department of English, UW–Madison
Ullrich Langer, Director, UW Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW–Madison

8:45 – 9:25 | Keynote I: Communicating through Color

Karen B. Schloss
Department of Psychology, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, and McPherson Eye Research Institute, UW–Madison

9:25 – 9:30 | Brief Break

9:30 – 10:45 | Session 1: Aesthetics and narrative | Moderator: Theresa Kelley, Department of English, UW–Madison

Modern Enchantment and the Advent of Color in Children’s Picture Books
Erica Kanesaka Kalnay
English, Literary Studies, UW–Madison

Neural Processing Underlying Color Preference Judgments
Chris Racey1, Ruyuan Zhang2, Kendrick Kay2, Karen B. Schloss1
1Department of Psychology and Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, UW–Madison, 2Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota

Color in Metaphor
Brooke A. Alexander1, Bret R. Shaw1, and Timothy B. Campbell2
1Life Sciences Communication, UW–Madison, 2Environmental Resources Center, UW–Madison
Pylades and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcloak: Seeing the Ancient Greek Theater in Color
Mali Annika Skotheim
Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW–Madison

Color Commands Commitment: Capturing the Attention of New Audiences to Initiate Action on Environmental Issues
Judith L Waller1 and James A. Brey2,3
1Art Department, UW–Fox Valley, 2Geography and Geology, UW–Fox Valley, 3Education Division, American Meteorological Society, Washington D.C.

11:00 – 2:00 Lunch and Afternoon Break
Print in Color, Color in Print — Exhibit in Special Collections, UW Memorial Library
Created for this Symposium, this exhibit displays books and documents on the history of color making and
printing. See back of program for directions/map for UW Memorial Library and for lunch options nearby.

Friday Afternoon, March 2nd, 2018

2:00 – 2:40 | Keynote II: A Painter’s Color: Seen, Sampled, Suspended

Christopher Campbell
Independent artist, basICColor Ambassador

2:40 – 2:45 | Brief Break

2:45 – 3:45 | Session 2: Visual Communication Moderator: Marisa Otegui, Botany and Laboratory of Cell & Molecular Biology

Color under the Microscope: From Chromosomes to Brainbows
Steve W Paddock
HHMI, Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology, UW–Madison

Modeling Color Inference: A Study of Color-coding Systems in Recycling
Laurent Lessard1,2Kathleen Foley2,3, Charlotte S. Walmsley4, and Karen B. Schloss2,3
1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW–Madison, 2Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, UW–Madison, 3Department of Psychology, UW–Madison, 4Termeer Center for Targeted
Therapies, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Imaging the Color of Cancer
Joseph Szulczewski, Dave Inman, Kevin Eliceiri, and Suzanne Ponik
Cell and Regenerative Biology, Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation, UW–Madison

Data Visualization: Applying Perception to Design
Michael Gleicher
Department of Computer Science, UW–Madison

3:45 – 4:00 | Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:00 | Session 3: Color Substrates: Colored Threads Moderator: Gail M. Stirr, McPherson Eye Research Institute and Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research, UW–Madison

Color in Print in Word and Deed
Robin E. Rider
General Library System and History Department, UW–Madison

Coloring the World in Wonder: The Poetic Pigments of Master Dyers in Early Modern India
Sylvia W. Houghteling
Department of Art History, Bryn Mawr College

Spectrophotometric Color Measurement for Textile Industry & the New Fluorescent Pink Hunting Clothing
Majid Sarmadi
Department of Design Studies and Materials Science, School of Human Ecology, UW–Madison

The Power of Light
Marianne Fairbanks
Department of Design Studies, School of Human Ecology, UW–Madison

5:00 – 5:05 | Brief Break

5:05 – 5:50 | Session 4: Nature’s Secrets Moderator: Andreas Velten, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW–Madison

Spot the Imposter: Beyond the Surface of insect Mimicry
Jacki Whisenant
Department of Integrative Biology, UW–Madison

A Molecular Secret of Beet Red
Hiroshi Maeda
Department of Botany, UW–Madison

Rapid Adaptive Camouflage in Cephalopods : Linking Science and Art to Bio-inspired Materials and Engineering
Roger Hanlon
Marine Biological Laboratory

5:50 – 6:15 | Break

Coffee/tea option: Prairie Fire, Union South (across from Discovery Building)
Bar options: The Sett, Union South (across from Discovery Building), Steenbocks (Discovery Building)

6:15 – 7:15 | Public Plenary Lecture: Color: In the Brain of the Beholder

Bevil Conway, National Institutes of Health

Saturday March 3rd, 2018

10:00 – 12:00 | Saturday Science: The Science of Color
This event is open to the public, featuring interactive exploration stations for kids and families. Exhibits will focus on how light colors our world and is essential to science. Discover how to use color to
study stars, learn how colors are mixed to make new shades, explore how fluorescence is used in research, mix light to create your own colors and more.

12:00 – 12:40 | Saturday Science Color Keynote: The Ocean’s Most Spectacular Color Change Artists

Roger Hanlon
Marine Biological Laboratory
Moderator: Kevin Eliceiri, LOCI, Morgridge Institute for Research, McPherson Eye Research Institute, UW–Madison

12:40 – 12:45 | Brief Break

12:45 – 1:45 | Session 5: Color Perception |Moderator: Adam Steinberg, ArtForScience, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and McPherson Eye Research Institute, UW–Madison

How Language Changes Color Perception
Gary Lupyan1 and Lewis Forder2
1Department of Psychology, UW–Madison, 2Department of Psychology, University of Sussex

Enhancing Human Color Vision by Breaking Binocular Redundancy
Bradley S Gundlach1, Michel Frising1,2, Alireza Shahsafi1, Gregory Vershbow3, Chenghao Wan1,4,Jad Salman1, Bas Rokers5,6, Laurent Lessard1,7, and Mikhail A. Kats1,4,6
1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW–Madison, 2Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, 3Department of Art, UW–Madison, 4Department of Materials
Science and Engineering, UW–Madison, 5Department of Psychology, UW–Madison, 6McPherson Eye Research Institute, UW–Madison, 7Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, UW–Madison

Ephemeral Process (EP) Photography—A New Way to Make Color Pictures from Old Black and White Emulsions
John Beaver
Department of Computer Science, Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, UW–Fox Valley

Fifty Shades of Blue
Thomas Littrell
ETC, Inc. Stage Lighting company using LED fixtures, Middleton, WI

1:45 – 2:00 | Coffee Break

2:00 – 3:00 | Session 6: Physical Properties of Color | Moderator: Susan Barribeau, Memorial Library, UW—Madison

Optical Paleothermometry Using Nacre
Jad Salman1, Chang-Yu Sun2, Alireza Shahsafi1, Bradley S. Gundlach1, Michel Frising3, Chris Draves4, Steve Weibel4, Yuzhe Xiao1, Gabor Kemeny4, Pupa Gilbert2, Mikhail A. Kats1,2
1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW–Madison, 2Department of Physics, UW–Madison, 3Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, 4Middleton Spectral
Vision, Middleton, WI

Color: Physics and Perception
Pupa Gilbert
Department of Physics, UW–Madison

Color, Clocks, and Gravity
Shimon J Kolkowitz
Department of Physics, UW–Madison

Flesh and Blood: The Vibrant Matter of Medieval Color
Lisa Cooper
Department of English, UW–Madison

3:00 – 3:10 | Brief Break

3:10 – 3:50 | Keynote III: Studio Notations: Color in Play

Derrick Buisch
Department of Art, UW–Madison

3:50 – 3:55 | Closing Remarks

Kevin Eliceiri, LOCI, Morgridge Institute for Research, McPherson Eye Research Institute, UW–Madison