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Into the Blue Book Club

January 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Reef Environmental Education Foundation is hosting a virtual reader question and answer session with author Cynthia Barnett, discussing her book, Rain: A Natural and Cultural History. This highly awarded book tells the story of rain, …the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of all the world’s water. Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain. This author presentation is part of REEF’s quarterly Into the Blue Book Club meetings, as well as the “Blue Humanities: Community Conversations of Marine Conservation in Florida series, which brings together scholars, authors, and community members through shared human experiences in marine conservation. The meeting will begin with a discussion with the author, followed by breakout rooms where readers will discuss the book in depth with guided questions. Participants will enjoy a sense of community regarding marine conservation and the company of like-minded individuals who share a common admiration for our blue planet.

Cynthia Barnett, Environmental Journalist in Residence at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, Knight-Wallace Fellow, and author presenting during this program.

Funding for this program is provided through a Community Project Grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Reef Environmental Education Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 18 @ 8:00 pm -
January 18 @ 9:15 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Cynthia Barnett, Environmental Journalist in Residence at the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
Virtual
Event Registration Link:
Register Here

Event Contact:

Hillary Penner
Phone:
305-852-0030

Event Venue:

Virtual
Venue Phone:
(786) 988-6819

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