Join us for the Providence Preservation Society’s Annual Meeting. To be held virtually at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 27.
In addition to the announcement of the 2021 list of Most Endangered Properties and other society business, author Emily Anthes will present a talk titled “Humane Design: Lessons from the Great Indoors” based on her recent book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness.
Free and open to the public. Advance registration required.
About the presenter
Emily Anthes is a science journalist and author. Her new book, The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness, was published in June. She is also the author of Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts, which was longlisted for the PEN/E.O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. Emily’s work has also appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Wired, Nature, Slate, Businessweek, and elsewhere. Her magazine features have won several awards, including the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award and the NASW Science in Society Journalism Award. Emily has a master’s degree in science writing from MIT and a bachelor’s degree in the history of science and medicine from Yale, where she also studied creative writing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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