Lecture on Scientific Illiteracy 2/8/11
Chris Mooney of The American Prospect will deliver a lecture tonight called “Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future.”
The lecture is at 7:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center, Pepsico Theater.
This event is part of the Spring 2011 Lecture Series sponsored by the School of Natural and Social Sciences.
More about the speaker:
Chris Mooney is senior correspondent for The American Prospect magazine and author of three books, including the New York Times bestselling The Republican War on Science–dubbed “a landmark in contemporary political reporting” by Salon.com and a “well-researched, closely argued and amply referenced indictment of the right wing’s assault on science and scientists” by Scientific American–Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming–dubbed “riveting” by the Boston Globe and selected as a 2007 best book of the year in the science category by Publisher’s Weekly–and the recently published Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future, co-authored by Sheril Kirshenbaum.