Join us for a conversation with authors Jacqueline Mitton and Simon Mitton about their new biography, Vera Rubin: A Life (Harvard University Press, 2021). The book tells the story of how celebrated scientist Vera Rubin (1928-2016) became one of the most influential astronomers of her era and a powerful advocate for greater inclusion of women in the sciences. The event will take place online only on Thursday, June 16, 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT.
Venue: Pavillion Meeting Room, Newnham College
Event date: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022 - 19:00
Speakers: Professor Khaled Fahmy FBA
The Cambridge University Arab Society is hosting an event with Professor Khaled Fahmy to talk about his recent book In Quest of Justice: Islamic Law and Forensic Medicine in Modern Egypt.
Join the Library of Congress Manuscript Division for a conversation with authors Judy Tzu-Chun Wu and Gwendolyn Mink about their new biography of Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink, Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress (New York University Press, 2022). The book vividly details how trailblazer Patsy Mink changed the future of American politics. The event will take place online only on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 12:30pm – 1:30pm EDT.
Cover art: Painting in Excess: Kyiv's Art Revival, 1985-1993 (Rutgers University Press)
The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. is pleased to invite you to a book presentation/webinar:
Book Presentation | Ukrainian Art at the Dawn of Independence
March 31, 2022 6 PM EST