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.

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

Publish Date

November 14, 2011

Presenter(s)

McKay Jenkins, '96

Video Length

01:26:08

 

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.