Twain scholar and impersonator Warren Brown, winner of the Studs Terkel Humanities Service Award for more than 1,000 presentations as Twain, brings the Midwest writer to life at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine on Aug. 11. Brown shares Twain’s insights from Diaries of Adam and Eve, friendships with inventors and thoughts about Galileo and Newton. The 16th annual Emmet F. Pearson Memorial Medical History Lecture is sponsored by the SIU Department of Medical Humanities and the Friends of the Pearson Museum and supported by an Illinois Humanities Council grant.
The History of Science, As Told by Mark Twain
Thursday, Aug 11, 6pm
SIU School of Medicine South Auditorium
801 N. Rutledge Street