Springtime Yammerings

By Carl Zimmer | March 28, 2011 9:33 pm

I’ll be giving public talks fairly regularly for the next few months, partly due to the publication of A Planet of Viruses. Here’s an updated list of my talks. (If you’d like me to give a lecture or appear on a radio show, please get in touch.)

March 31, 7 pm EST: Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour. This is a web-based television show normally hosted by Kiki Sanford. Kiki’s on maternity leave, so I’ll be chatting for an hour with guest host Brian Malow.

April 5, 7 pm, New Haven CT: The Ordinary Evening Reading Series. Come to the dive bar extraordinaire, The Anchor, to hear me talk about viruses, and Annie Murphy Paul talk about her book, Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives, in which she explores  how life in utero shapes life ex utero.

April 7, 4 pm, Philadelphia: University of Pennsyvlania Center for Neuroscience and Society: “Soul Made Flesh: The Origin of Our Brain-Centered World”

April 9, 10:45 am, New York, Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism My talk will be on a suitably skeptical note: “Viruses: Believable Myths and Unbelievable Reality”

April 13, 5:30 pm. Manchester CT: Connecticut Association of Biology Teachers. “Synthetic Biology: Playing God or Harnessing Nature?”

April 15, 12:15 pm, Plattsburgh, NY: “Parasite Rex” Room 206, Yokum Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh.

May 3, Cambridge MA: Cambridge Science Festival (more details to come)

May 12, 7:30 pm PST, Fresno, CA: California State University

May 15, 11 am PST, Los Angeles, Feed Your Brain; and  4:30 pm PST, Costa Mesa CA: Center for Inquiry

June 2-3, New York: World Science Festival (more details to come)

June 7, San Francisco, The Long Now Foundation, “Viral Time”

CATEGORIZED UNDER: A Planet of Viruses, Talks

Comments (1)

  1. Would you be able to update the SUNY Plattsburgh posting? “Parasite Rex” will take place at 12:15 p.m. April 15 in Room 206, Yokum Hall.


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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.


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