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Science as Story

A SERIES OF PUBLIC EVENTS SHOWCASING NONFICTION NARRATIVES. Coming spring 2020

Science as Story is a new weekly series of lectures and conversations intended to bridge the communication gap between researchers, storytellers & the general public.

Our inaugural series features five female science writers talking about their books and how they used true stories to communicate science to a general readership

This series of events includes: 5 large public talks, 5 intimate conversations (broadcast live), and 1 six-week workshop for up to 12 scientists who wish to explore the techniques and uses of narrative in their own work.

These events will take place between March - May 2020 at venues around Pittsburgh, PA. Funding for the Science as Story project was provided by the Fisher Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation.



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Speakers

Mar 12  |  Azra Raza  7 pm @ Ace Hotel
The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last

Mar 21  |  Amanda Little  |  @ Trust Arts Center

The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Mar 26  |  Elizabeth Rush
Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

Apr 2  |  Danielle Ofri
What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear

Apr 16  |  Ruth Kassinger
Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us


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Science as Story events will take place in Pittsburgh, PA.