Steven Pinker, neuroscientist and bestselling author: University at Albany 175th Anniversary Celebration

Date: 

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 7:30pm

Location: 

Page Hall, University at Albany downtown campus 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY

When: Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Page Hall Downtown Campus

Cost: Free

See: https://www.nyswritersinstitute.org/

Description: Steven Pinker, cognitive neuroscientist, is one of the world’s most influential thinkers on the subjects of language, mind, behavior, and what it means to be human. His new book is Enlightenment Now (2018), a passionate argument for the enduring values of reason and science in the face of resurgent anti-intellectualism, prejudice, and magical thinking. Bill Gates called it, “my new favorite book of all time.”

Contact: New York State Writers Institute (518) 442-5620 http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst/

Topical Areas: Atmospheric SciencesCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors CollegeInternational EducationLectures and ConferencesLibrariesSchool of EducationSchool of Public HealthUndergraduate EducationBook Signings by AuthorLiterary EventsNYS Writers InstituteWriters and WritingFaculty and Staff EventsGeneral Interest and Special EventsDiscussionsLecturesReadingsStudent EventsStudent General Interest EventsCounseling and Psychological Services and Middle Earth

Tags: Book Signings, Literary Events, Writers and Writing, Honors College, Atmospheric Sciences, International Education, Libraries, NYS Writers Institute, Faculty/Staff Events, General Interest/Special Events, Student Events, Counseling and Psychological Services/Middle Earth, Student General Interest Events, org/Education, org/PublicHealth, org/ArtsSciences, Lectures, Readings, Academic Events, Discussions, Arts, Lectures & Conferences