Indiana State University Speakers Series, Rebecca Skloot

  • 20 Oct 2014
  • 7:00 PM
  • Tilson Auditorium on ISU campus

Indiana State University Speakers Series

All events, unless otherwise indicated, begin at 7 p.m. in Tilson Auditorium. The programs are free and open to the public.

October 20
7 p.m.

Rebecca Skloot Author: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Bestselling author Rebecca Skloot spent over ten years doggedly uncovering the truth about the life, death, and ultimate “immortality” of a poor black tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks. On a tumultuous educational path until a community college biology instructor uttered the words “Henrietta Lacks,” Sklootundefinedwith remarkable focus and tenacityundefinedset off on a trajectory that would shine the national spotlight on both, and become the phenomenal book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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