The C. P. Snow Lecture Series

Fall 2013 Speaker

Rosemary Mosco

Nature cartoonist and science educator

Drawn to Learn: Cartoons and other Unusual Ways to Share Science

Thursday, November 14, 7pm
Textor 101

Free and Open to the Public


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Kim Wojtanik at 607-274-3102 or kwojatnik@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible. 

Nature cartoonist Rosemary Mosco will discuss the challenges and joys of building a career that combines science and art. She'll reflect on the use of comics and other unusual media as tools for science advocacy, and explain how to turn research into an engaging final product that can be found taped to the Dean’s door as well as the grandparents’ fridge. Along the way, she'll share surprising facts about familiar flora and fauna.

About The Speaker

A field naturalist by training, Rosemary Mosco is a science communicator whose work has included comics, field workshops, web sites, videos, podcasts, and games. In her own unique style, Mosco has created innovative work for a variety of prominent publications, for organizations such as the National Park Service and Mass Audubon, and for her own website http://birdandmoon.com/.

You can learn more about Rosemary Mosco at rosemarymosco.com.

 

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