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The Museum will be open on Wednesday, January 28, during regular hours, from 10 am to 5:45 pm. Due to the weather, some programs have been cancelled. Please check here for a full list, and check back for regular updates.

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After Hours Programs

SciCafe: Islands at the Edge: Climate Change, Globalization, and Island Culture

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

SciCafe 10

Join museum curator Jenny Newell, in company with Tina Stege of the Marshallese Educational Initiative, and featuring a digital contribution from the poet/activist who opened the UN Climate Summit, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner

Speaker Bios

Dr. Jennifer Newell is curator of Pacific Ethnography. Her particular interests are in material culture and the relationship between Pacific Islanders and their environments. Her major research project explores climate change and cultural change in the Pacific.

Tina Stege is a liaison for the Marshallese Educational Initiative, a non-profit which raises awareness on issues affecting Marshallese in the US as well as the islands.

The SciCafe series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.

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