SC Wednesday, November 22, 10 am Speaker: Jacqueline Gibbons Title: Spread Your Wings: Icarus to 1912 (Flight, The Men and Women)
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November 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: Jacqueline Gibbons
Title: Spread Your Wings: Icarus to 1912 (Flight, The Men and Women)
Abstract: Telling a tale of remarkable explorers, inventors, pilots and entrepreneurs who have set the scene for our landing on the moon, Mars, and beyond, Jacqueline Gibbons shows how humankind has turned to birds on our planet for spiritual and engineering inspiration! (Her father flew in the First World War.)
Bio: Professor Emeritus & Senior Scholar at York University in Toronto, Jacqueline is an ethnographer and cultural sociologist. Her most recently published book (the topic today) is about the human imagination and quest to see the planet from above.
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