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Good books broaden our horizons and inspire new conversations, no matter where we are! Join the Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District for the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting the voices of women in science!

book coversJoin us for our second keynote speaker, award-winning author and decorated professor Robin Wall Kimmerer, followed by a Q&A! She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses, which have earned wide acclaim.

She is also a distinguished teaching professor of environmental biology at the State University of New York and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment.

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Schedule:

  • Presentation by Robin Wall Kimmerer:
    What Does the Earth Ask of Us?
  • Q&A

NEA Big Read Series

Find out more about the NEA Big Read and explore more upcoming events in the series:

NEA Big Read


NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Organizer

Name: Catherine Carey, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2064

Email: ccarey@flmnh.ufl.edu

Venue

Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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