Celebrating Science + Literature
Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 6:30 - 8pm
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Join the National Book Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and The Cooper Union for the 2023 Science + Literature Ceremony—celebrating the second cohort of Science + Literature selected titles: Dyke (geology), Real Life, and Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China’s Countryside. The program is free and open to the public, and will feature readings and conversation with honored authors Sabrina Imbler, Brandon Taylor, and Xiaowei Wang. Moderated by Jennifer Baker, creator and host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast. Café con Libros will sell books at the program.
Science + Literature identifies three books annually to deepen readers’ understanding of science and technology with a focus on work that highlights the diversity of voices in scientific writing. The 2023 selected titles—all authored by queer writers of color—include a hybrid chapbook, a novel, and an essay collection. The 2023 selection committee is Ben Green, J. Drew Lanham, Latif Nasser, Aimee Nezhukumatathil (Chair), and Weike Wang. Science + Literature is made possible by the Sloan Foundation. Read more about the Science + Literature program on the National Book Foundation's website.
Visitors must show security proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test by a third party (not home test) within three days of their visit to campus or a negative rapid test result taken by a third party (not home test) on the day of the visit to campus.
Located in the Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square (on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets)