Hidden Figures: Lecture by Author Margot Lee Shetterly & Film Screening

Event time: 
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Whitney Humanities Center See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Event description: 

Author Margot Lee Shetterly will discuss the brilliant Black women mathematicians whose “human computing” helped changed the course of space exploration. Afterwards, we’ll screen the film adaptation based on Shetterly’s book, HIDDEN FIGURES. Shetterly will engage in a talk back with Yale scholars and sign copies of her best-selling book.

Principal Sponsors: Department of African American Studies at Yale, Yale Provost’s Office, Yale Faculty of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office, Yale College Dean’s Office, Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale, The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Xi Omicron Chapter

Open to: 
General Public