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July 2018

How to Plant a Colonial Garden: Botanical Work in the British Empire

July 26, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Fellows lecture by J’Nese Williams, a doctoral candidate at Vanderbilt University and Research Fellow at the Linda Hall Library.

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August 2018

After Innovation: Maintenance, Care, and Our American Dreams

August 9, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Fellows lecture with Lee Vinsel, Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Tech, and 2018 Research Fellow at the Linda Hall Library.

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“It’s Alive!” You’ve Seen the Movie, Now Let’s Consider the Book: Understanding Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

August 16, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Join Lisa Browar, President of the Linda Hall Library, and Jennifer Phegley, Professor and Associate Chair of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, for a discussion of Mary Shelley's literary legacy.

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September 2018

From Drones to Flying Cars: New Frontiers in Human-Technology Interaction

September 13, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Professor Missy Cummings, former U.S. Navy fighter pilot and the Director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory at Duke University, will discuss how artificial intelligence is changing transportation systems, including drones, driverless cars, and flying cars.

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October 2018

Erik Lindbergh on Electric Flight and the Future of Aviation

October 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Erik Lindbergh is a pilot, adventurer, artist, and entrepreneur. In 2017, after nearly a decade working in the electric aircraft industry, Erik and his partners started a new company called VerdeGo Aero to build electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) personal air taxis, which will transform the way people move around the planet.

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