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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! This special evening, presented in partnership with Guts & Glory GNV, is a FREE virtual event featuring personal and true stories told by real scientists!
Science is never perfect, it can be unpredictable, hilarious and fun! Join us via Zoom for a night of storytelling, science and fun.
The theme, #FieldworkFail, is based off of the trending social media hashtag turned book about the reality and randomness of scientific fieldwork.
- Allison Bordini, Outreach Assistant for the Florida Museum’s Laboratory of Molecular Systematics & Evolutionary Genetics
- Trista Brophy-Duron, Ph.D. student in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment
- Aditi Jayarajan, Ph.D. student in the Florida Museum’s Mammals Collection
- Laurel Kaminsky, Lepidoptera Digitization Coordinator in the Florida Museum’s Kawahara Lab
- Nattapol Kraisitudomsook, Ph.D. Student in UF’s Department of Plant Pathology
NEA Big Read Series:
Sept. 14 to 19– Book Pickup
Sept. 19– NEA Big Read Kickoff: Lab Blitz
Sept. 24– Fieldwork Fails
Oct. 13– Book Meetup: Lab Girl
Nov. 17– Book Meetup: Lab Girl
Dec. 5– Book Meetup: Swimming with Sharks
Jan. 12, 2021– Book Meetup: Lab Girl
Jan. 30, 2021– Book Meetup: Evelyn the Adventurous Entomologist
Feb. 13, 2021– Girls Do Science
March 27, 2021– Book Meetup: Finding Wonders
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Venue3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611
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