The New York University Libraries, the College of Arts & Science Dean's Office, and WoW (Women on Women) present:
A discussion by author
"Marie Curie's Obsessive Genius and the Process of Discovery"
With Featured Discussants:
Tamar Schlick: Mathematician, computational biologist and NYU Professor in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science, and
Lynn Sherr, ABC News correspondent and author
Wednesday, March 2, 2005
Discussions with author 5-6 p.m.
Reception 6-7 p.m.
Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, 3rd Floor
Join Barbara Goldsmith, Tamar Schlick, and Lynn Sherr for a
discussion of the life and work of Marie Curie, subject of Ms.
Goldsmith's latest book, `Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie
Curie.' `Obsessive Genius' has been praised by the New York Times Book
Review section as a
`poignant -- and scientifically lucid - portrait' of this remarkable
scientist and the social and economic barriers that she faced
throughout her lifetime.
Ms. Goldsmith is a noted author, scholar and historian and has received numerous awards for her literary accomplishments and commitment to human rights, including election to the Academy of Arts and Sciences and the President's Commission on the Celebration of Women in American History.