Lauren Redniss is the author of three works of visual non-fiction. Her most recent book, "Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future," won the 2016 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. Her previous book, "Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout," was a finalist for the 2011 National Book Award. She is also the author of "Century Girl: 100 years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies."
Her writing and drawing has appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, which nominated her work for the Pulitzer Prize. She has been a Guggenheim fellow, a fellow the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers, and Artist-in-Residence at the American Museum of Natural History. She teaches at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City.
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Connections and Intersections: Math and Art Meet in the Classroom
Creative connections among art and other disciplines also will be the topic of a discussion Tuesday, March 21, at 11:10 a.m. with Professor of Mathematics Judy Holdener and Professor Emerita of Art Karen Snouffer. Their talk, also to be held in the Community Foundation Theater, will address the important intersections between the realms of math and art. Holdener and Snouffer currently are teaching a course titled “Math in the Studio.”
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