Many people think history is boring, probably because their teachers tortured them with long lists of names and dates. New York Times best-selling historian Eleanor Herman will discuss how to keep your history interesting. Bring history alive with sights, sounds and smells, and a belief that our common humanity connects us all -- past and present.
|Where:||Integrated Learning Center Room 119 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Science / Medicine / Technology|
Eleanor Herman is the author of "Sex with Kings," "Sex with the Queen" and several other works of popular history. In her new book "The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul," Eleanor Herman combines her unique access to royal archives with cutting-edge forensic discoveries to tell the true story of Europe’s glittering palaces: one of medical bafflement, poisonous cosmetics, ever-present excrement, festering natural illness and, sometimes, murder....