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Rebecca Skloot @ Kohl Center Tonight and in the News!

Rebecca Skloot will speak at the Kohl Center TONIGHT, Monday, October 25th at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. All are welcome and no tickets are required.

Rebecca has done a number of interviews with local media in the lead-up to her visit. Here are a few examples:

There have also been several radio interviews. Please comment if you’d like to share other links.

Hope you can join us this evening!

Sarah McDaniel
Go Big Read

Rebecca Skloot at UW October 25th – Monday!

Monday night at the Kohl Center, we’ll be hosting Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event starts promptly at 7 p.m. with welcoming remarks from Chancellor Martin, followed by Rebecca Skloot’s talk. Questions for Rebecca Skloot will be selected in advance from the pool submitted via the blog.

All are welcome and no tickets are required. We hope to welcome many students, staff, faculty and instructors, and community members. Sign-language interpreters and live captioning have been arranged.

We’re looking forward to this long-awaited event!

Sarah McDaniel
Go Big Read

Suggest a Question for Rebecca Skloot’s October 25th Lecture at the Kohl Center

Rebecca Skloot’s October 25th lecture at the Kohl Center is free and open to the public. The event will begin at 7 pm (doors open at 6 pm) and no tickets are required. We hope you’ll attend and invite anyone you know who might be interested. We’ll post more details on the web site soon!

Due to the large scale of the Kohl Center event, the question and answer period will be moderated. Questions should be suggested in writing by October 18th. The moderator will select a representative set of questions and ask them of Rebecca Skloot at the event.

If you would like to suggest a question, please post it as a comment to this blog post. Please also consider including your name and some very brief information about yourself.

Please note that blog posts are moderated so there may be a delay of up to 24 hours between submitting your question and seeing it appear on the blog.

Sarah McDaniel
Go Big Read
gobigread@library.wisc.edu

Rebecca Skloot at UW October 25th


We hope everyone can join us for Rebecca Skloot’s October 25th lecture at the Kohl Center. The event is free and open to all. The event will begin at 7 pm (doors open at 6 pm) and no tickets are required.

If you’d like to suggest a question for Skloot, you can post one here until October 18th. Because of the large scale of the event, the question-and-answer session will be moderated and questions will be selected in advance.

Event posters are being posted on campus and in the community. If you would like a poster to display in your department, dorm, or business, please email gobigread@library.wisc.edu (while supplies last!)

Sarah McDaniel
Go Big Read & UW Libraries