Science in the Movies: Bugs - Fear, Fascination and Fantasy

When

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
7:00pm - 8:30pm

2016-09-13 19:00:00 2016-09-13 20:30:00 America/New_York Science in the Movies: Bugs - Fear, Fascination and Fantasy Auditorium at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Where

Event Description

In advance of Bugfest, join a panel of experts as they show and discuss clips of their favorite film insects, bugs and creepy crawlers.  The panel includes:

  • Dr. Marsha Gordon (Prof. of Film Studies at NC State University, and a regular contributor to WUNC’s “Movies on the Radio” segment)
  • Dr. Matt Bertone (Entomologist and NCSU Extension Associate)
  • Dr. Alper Bozkurt (NCSU Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and designer of “cyborg cockroaches”)
  • Dr. Holly Menninger (Director of Public Science, NC State's College of Sciences)

The discussion will be hosted/moderated by Brian Malow (the “Science Comedian”). 

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Contact Information

Marian Fragola
919-513-3481

Admission Information

Free and open to the public. Note  Some of the clips presented may not be suitable for young children.

Other Information

Science in the Movies is co-presented by the NCSU Libraries and the Science Communicators of North Carolina.

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