Partner Club Event (HCB): Authors in Conversation with Chanda Prescod-Weinstein & Kaitlyn Greenidge
Please join us along with the Harvard Club of Boston for a special evening with Chanda Prescod-Weinstein and Kaitlyn Greenidge. These two authors will be together in conversation and will answer audience questions in what is sure to be an unforgettable program.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021@ 3:00PM Pacific Time (6:00PM Eastern)
Virtual Event via Zoom (details sent after registration)
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Cost: No charge
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Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire. The author of The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, she is also a columnist for New Scientist and Physics World. Her research in theoretical physics focuses on cosmology, neutron stars, and dark matter. She also does research in Black feminist science, technology, and society studies. Nature recognized her as one of 10 people who shaped science in 2020, and Essence magazine has recognized her as one of “15 Black Women Who Are Paving the Way in STEM and Breaking Barriers.” A cofounder of Particles for Justice, she received the 2017 LGBT+ Physicists Acknowledgement of Excellence Award for her contributions to improving conditions for marginalized people in physics and the 2021 American Physical Society Edward A. Bouchet Award for her contributions to particle cosmology. Originally from East L.A., she divides her time between the New Hampshire Seacoast and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Kaitlyn Greenidge's debut novel, We Love You, Charlie Freeman, was one of the New York Times Critics’ Top 10 Books of 2016 and a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. She is a contributing writer for the New York Times, and her writing has also appeared in Vogue, Glamour, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Whiting Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Greenidge lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her second novel, Libertie, is forthcoming from Algonquin Books.
Please click here to learn more about and purchase Chanda's Book The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime and Dreams Deferred
Please click here to learn more about and purchase Kaitlyn's Book Libertie
One complimentary pass per person. Valid on April 13, 2021 only. Registration will close approximately 3 hours prior to the event to allow for the login credentials to be shared. This invitation is non-transferable.
3:00PM - 4:00PM Tue 13 Apr 2021 ( Timezone: Pacific )
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