Forever Young: A Parable of Science
|When||October 24, 2013 - Thursday, 6:30-8pm; Doors open at 6pm|
|Where||(National Hellenic Museum) 333 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois 60661|
|Transit||Walking distance from the CTA Blue Line at UIC-Halsted, and CTA Bus Route 8 – Halsted.|
|Parking||Privately managed parking lots are available within walking distance of the Museum.|
|Cost||Free with Museum Admission. $10 for adults and $8 for seniors. Students, faculty and Museum members are free.|
The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business, and the Fountain of Youth
Thursday, October 24th, 6:30-8PM
Ted Anton is a professor of English at DePaul University. He will discuss the global, social and environmental challenges facing those seeking healthful, long lives. This lecture is based on his recent book The Longevity Seekers. Discover the impact business and science have on healthful longevity.
About the author Ted Anton is the author of three books and editor of a fourth. Prior to The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business and the Fountain of Youth (University of Chicago Press, 2013) his book Bold Science: Seven Scientists Who Are Changing Our World (W.H. Freeman, 2000, paperback: 2001) was an Amazon Science Book pick, a Summer Alternate Selection from the Library of Science and a featured choice on howthingswork.com. His first book, Eros, Magic and the Murder of Professor Culianu (Northwestern University Press: 1996) won the Carl Sandburg Award and was a finalist for a book award from the Investigative Reporters and Editors. He co-edited The New Science Journalists for Ballantine in 1995. His magazine work for publications like The Sciences, Chicago, Publishers Weekly, and others have been cited in three editions of Best American Essays. His essay “Riff” appeared in the book One Word: Contemporary Writer on the Words They Love or Loathe (Sarabande, 2010). Anton is a professor of English at DePaul University and a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers Workshop with a second masters from the University’s School of Journalism.