Go wild at the next Secret Science Club with primatologist and explorer Patricia Chapple Wright...
Winner of the MacArthur “Genius Grant” and the 2014 Indianapolis Prize for her extraordinary contributions to wildlife conservation, Dr. Wright is one of the world’s foremost experts on lemurs, professor of anthropology at Stony Brook University, and founder of Centre ValBio Research Station in Madagascar. She is the author of over 150 scientific papers, as well as the books High Moon Over the Amazon: My Quest to Understand the Monkeys of the Night and For the Love of Lemurs: My Life in the Wilds of Madagascar. She has organized and led over 40 expeditions to study the world’s primates. She and her field research have been featured on film in Michael Apted’s Me and Isaac Newton and the 3-D IMAX movie, Island of Lemurs.
--Try our wild cocktail of the night, the Nocturnal Prowler
--Swing by your tail to almost-human grooves
--Stick around for the eye-popping Q&A
This lemur-tastic edition of the Secret Science Club meets Tuesday, September 22, 8 pm @ the Bell House, 149 7th St. (between 2nd and 3rd avenues) in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Subway: F or G to 4th Ave; R to 9th St.
Doors open at 7:30 pm. Please bring ID: 21+. No cover. Just bring your smart self.