What’s Gotten Into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World

McKay Jenkins *96, Cornelius Tilghman Professor of English and Director of Journalism, University of Delaware, will discuss his bestselling new book on the growing presence of synthetic chemicals in our bodies and environment: What’s Gotten Into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World (Random House, 2011). Joining him as interlocutor will be Richard Preston *83, bestselling author of The Hot Zone. In addition to their discussion of environmental toxins, Jenkins and Preston will reflect on the process and challenge of nonfiction science and environmental writing. Reception to follow in Guyot Atrium.

This event is co-sponsored by the Program in American Studies.

Video to event can be found in the Videos page

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What’s Gotten Into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World

Event Date

Mon, Nov 14, 2011 ・ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Location

Guyot Hall, Room 10

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

McKay Jenkins *96, Cornelius Tilghman Professor of English and Director of Journalism, University of Delaware, will discuss his bestselling new book on the growing presence of synthetic chemicals in our bodies and environment: What’s Gotten Into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World (Random House, 2011). Joining him as interlocutor will be Richard Preston *83, bestselling author of The Hot Zone. In addition to their discussion of environmental toxins, Jenkins and Preston will reflect on the process and challenge of nonfiction science and environmental writing. Reception to follow in Guyot Atrium.

This event is co-sponsored by the Program in American Studies.

Video to event can be found in the Videos page