Pulitzer Prize-Winning Science Journalist Elizabeth
The University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688
Stokes Center for Creative Writing
Student Center Ballroom
Readings are free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
Co-Sponsored with the Biology Department, Phi Kappa Phi, and the Sustainability Committee.
Elizabeth Kolbert’s most recent book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, won the 2015 nonfiction Pulitzer and was placed #1 on the Guardian’s list of the best nonfiction books ever. Her book weaves natural history with reporting in the field about mass extinctions and climate change. While at U.S.A., Kolbert will conduct a one-hour Q&A for science majors interested in writing on environmentalism and activism. At the evening lecture, Kolbert will explain the science, unpack the politics, and present personal tales of those being affected most by climate change.