Event box

Loyola University Chicago Libraries and the Newberry Library present

FOCUS ON THE BOOK

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Marie Curie

in collaboration with the Women & Leadership Archives and Council 27 of Polish Women’s Alliance of America

Marie Skłodowska Curie
Piecing Together the Historical Puzzle

Presented by

Dr. Helena Pycior

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  
Klarchek Information Commons, Fourth Floor
Loyola University Chicago Libraries
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois

 

Dr. Helena Pycior, Professor Emerita of the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will discuss how Marie Skłodowska Curie, renowned scientist and twice Nobel Prize winner, became known as the “healer of cancer.” Curie was named an Honorary Member of Polish Women’s Alliance in 1921, and the organization helped fund her research.


 Raffle to benefit the PWA Archives Preservation Project and reception to follow.

Reservations kindly requested to Antoinette Trela at 847.384.1206 or polprin@aol.com before October 20, 2017.

Date:
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time:
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:
IC Fourth Floor
Campus:
Lake Shore

Event Organizer

Laura Berfield