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Kim Stanley Robinson's New York 2140 Science and Fiction: Envisioning our Region's Future Under Extreme Sea-Level Rise

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Synopsis: Novelist Kim Stanley Robinson will read from and discuss his new novel, New York 2140, which presents a vision of our region in a future of extreme sea-level rise. Robinson will join with a panel of distinguished Rutgers faculty for a discussion to be followed by a book signing.
Start Time: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 7:30 PM
End Time: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:45 PM
Location: Rutgers Academic Building (Ab)
Address: 15 Seminary Place
Campus: College Avenue
Room: Lecture Hall 2225
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Kim Stanley Robinson
Sponsor: Coastal Climate Risk & Resilience Initiative; Cook Campus Dean; Honors College; Institute of Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences; Rutgers Climate Institute;Rutgers–New Brunswick America Converges Here; SEBS Executive Dean; Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://newyork2140ru.weebly.com/
Contact Name: Marjorie B. Kaplan
Contact Email: kaplan@envsci.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-5739
Additional Information: Public Talk, Panel Discussion and Book Signing. Registration strongly encouraged. Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt and 2312. In 2008, he was named a "Hero of the Environment" by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He lives in Davis, California.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public