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July 2020

COMIC-CON@Home: The Power of Teamwork in Kids Comics

July 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Comic-Con International: San Diego San Diego, United States

Maris Wicks and me (Astronauts) are joined by Gene Luen Yang (Dragon Hoops) and Chad Sell (Cardboard Kingdom) to talk about collaboration in kids comics! This panel is moderated by Betsy Gomez and sponsored by the CBC Graphic Novel Committee It's online, so tune in from anywhere. (You'll probably be able to see it later too, but I'm not sure about that, so make it a date?)

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October 2020

Observatory Night Lecture at the Harvard & Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

October 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Harvard & Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Cambridge, MA United States + Google Map

Originally scheduled for April. Need I say more? The good news is now you can join Maris and me virtually, from anywhere in the world! To find out how, click on the Center for Astrophysics link, or contact them directly at obsvnight@cfa.harvard.edu !

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Half-Earth Day

October 22, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT

E.O. Wilson’s passion for nature, discovery, and ideas that make us rethink the world is unmatched. When first published more than 25 years ago, Dr. Wilson’s memoir, Naturalist, was called “one of the finest scientific memoirs ever written” by the Los Angeles Times. Naturalist is an inspiring account of Wilson’s growth as a scientist and the evolution of the fields he helped define. The graphic edition (publication date November 6, 2020), adapted by Jim Ottaviani and illustrated by C.M. Butzer, brings Wilson’s…

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November 2020

At Home with Literati virtual event: Naturalist!

November 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm EST
Literati, 124 E Washington St
Ann Arbor, 48104 United States
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Here I go, being over-matched in conversation again, this time talking with Bill Fink, Professor Emeritus and Curator Emeritus of the Museum of Zoology at the University of Michigan. We're going to discuss Naturalist, E.O. Wilson, and whatever else Bill wants to talk about! Join us from anywhere on this beautiful planet of ours…

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April 2021

Teaching STEM/STEAM with Graphic Novels

April 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Join Tracy Edmunds, Lee Francis, C.A. Preece and me as we share insights on our discovery process and how to use graphic novels to teach STEAM programs. A free webinar, moderated by LibraryPass’ John Shableski!

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February 2022

Washtenaw Community College: Superheroes of Music and Science

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Join me and Jas Obrecht, author of books about blues, rock, and guitar heroes, as we discuss writing about legendary figures in music and science!

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