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(En)Lightning Talks Chicago: 5 Experts For 5 Minutes

May 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

| Free

What happens when a paleontologist, writer, astrophysicist, art historian and mathematician get just five minutes each to capture your imagination? Sparks fly!

Enjoy five-minute talks by some of Chicago’s most interesting experts in the arts and sciences when The Phi Beta Kappa Society and PBKACA present (En)Lightning Talks Chicago, Tues., May 10, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at the Chicago History Museum.

Moderated by the hosts of WBEZ’s Nerdette Podcast, Tricia Bobeda and Greta Johnsen, (En)Lightning Talks Chicago will feature hot topics from black holes to modern art to Southside Chicago food culture.

Paelontologist Paul Sereno, University of Chicago Creative Writer Audrey Petty, Illinois Humanities Council LIGO astrophysicist Vicky Kalogera, Northwestern University Mathematician Eugenia Chang, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Art historian Miguel de Baca, Lake Forest College

The talks are part of The Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Arts & Sciences Cities of Distinction event series, honoring cities that recognize the value of the arts and sciences to their communities.

Reservations required. Register at: www.pbk.org/chicago


May 10, 2016
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614 United States


The Phi Beta Kappa Society

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