THE ANTHROPOCENE SLAM: A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES NOVEMBER 8-10

WISCONSIN INSTITUTES FOR DISCOVERY DELUCA FORUM MADISON

The Sixth Extinction:
The Legacy of the Anthropocene

photo of Elizabeth Kolbert
PHOTO: BARRY GOLDSTEIN

KEYNOTE LECTURE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014
7:00PM
H.F. DELUCA FORUM
WISCONSIN INSTITUTES FOR DISCOVERY

Free and open to the public


Elizabeth Kolbert

Staff Writer at The New Yorker

Over the last half billion years, there have been five major mass extinction events. Award-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert weaves field reporting with intellectual and natural history to describe a sixth extinction, one being brought about by humankind that is changing the future of life on this planet.