Hidden Figures: Lecture by Author Margot Lee Shetterly & Film Screening-The Public is Invited

Saturday, Jan. 21; 4-8:30 p.m.; Yale Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. (lecture at 4:30 p.m., film screening at 5:45 p.m.)
Author Margot Lee Shetterly will discuss the black women mathematicians whose “human computing” helped changed the course of space exploration. Afterwards, there will be a screening of “Hidden Figures,” the film based on Shetterly’s book. The author will engage in a talk-back with Yale scholars and sign copies of her best-selling book.