Tanner Lectures: Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist

Journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert will present the two-part Tanner Lecture on Human Values at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, in the Friend Center, Lecture Hall 101. This event is open to Princeton faculty, researchers and students.

For the first lecture, Kolbert will discuss her work with geologist and science writer Marcia Bjornerud, professor of geology and environmental studies at Lawrence University, and historian Iain McCalman, professor, emeritus, at the University of Sydney in Australia and past co-director of the Sydney Environment Institute.

Hosted by the University Center for Human Values, the Tannner Lectures provide a forum for eminent scholars and public figures to reflect on learning related to values pertinent to the human condition. Kolbert’s lectures are cosponsored by the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), the Department of Geosciences, the Department of Politics, and Princeton University Public Lectures.

Kolbert last spoke at Princeton in 2019 as part of the Taplin Environmental Lecture Series sponsored by HMEI.

Tanner Lectures: Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist

Journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert will present the two-part Tanner Lecture on Human Values at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, in the Friend Center, Lecture Hall 101. This event is open to Princeton faculty, researchers and students.

For the first lecture, Kolbert will discuss her work with geologist and science writer Marcia Bjornerud, professor of geology and environmental studies at Lawrence University, and historian Iain McCalman, professor, emeritus, at the University of Sydney in Australia and past co-director of the Sydney Environment Institute.

Hosted by the University Center for Human Values, the Tannner Lectures provide a forum for eminent scholars and public figures to reflect on learning related to values pertinent to the human condition. Kolbert’s lectures are cosponsored by the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), the Department of Geosciences, the Department of Politics, and Princeton University Public Lectures.

Kolbert last spoke at Princeton in 2019 as part of the Taplin Environmental Lecture Series sponsored by HMEI.