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Phallus Fallacies and Whale Snot: Writing About Weird Biology for More than Just Laughs

A conversation with Emily Willingham, Nick Caruso and Mara Grunbaum.

October 29, 2020

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Online Webinar

Event Poster - 2020 Fall - Oct 29, 6:30-8pm - See event page for details

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Emily Willingham

Emily Willingham gave up biology research and teaching for writing. Her new book is about animal penises.

Nick Caruso

Nick Caruso is a wildlife biologist and the author of four books about poop, farts and snot.

Mara Grunbaum

Mara Grunbaum is a science writer and editor who wrote a book about “natural selection’s most baffling creations.”

Kavli Conversations on Science Communcation at NYU

Kavli Conversations are hosted by NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. Events are open to the public. Online Webinar will begin at 6:30pm EST.

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