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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org before October 20, 2017.