Carrie O'Connell noon, May 23
Author Talk: Glynis Ridley
The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman resurrects the story of Jeanne Baret, an 18th-century pioneering botanist and the discoverer of the flowering vine now known as bougainvillea, who posed as a man to get aboard France's first global seafaring expedition in the 1760s.
- When: Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Cost: Free