The Department is delighted to host Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Deborah Blum on Wednesday, September 21st for her public lecture on "The Poisoner's Handbook: Chemistry, Public Health, and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz-Age New York City." The lecture takes place at 4:00 p.m. in Dale Hall 211. more info on her talk
Blum is active as a leader in the field of science writing, serving as the North American board member of the World Federation of Science Journalists, as a program chair of the World Conference of Science Journalists (Cairo, 2011), and is a past president of the National Association of Science Writers. She addresses a range of issues on her blog, Speakeasy Science, and is the author of a much-praised series of books on topics in the history of science written for the general public. For more on her work, see her website and descriptions of her books.
This lecture is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Science FOCAS Lectures, the office of the VPR, and the Department of Chemistry. For information on this event, contact Associate Professor Katherine Pandora by email or at 325.3427.
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