This Humanities NOW event begins with a screening of of Cooked: Survival by Zip Code by Sundance-award winning filmmaker Judith Helfand on the 1995 Chicago heat wave and how we think of disaster preparedness. The screening will take place at 5:30 PM and will be followed by light refreshments at the Discovery Building.
A panel discussion on the topic of extreme weather begins at 7:30 p.m. The conversation will include Judith Helfand; Dan Vimont, director of the Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research; Richard Keller, author of Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003; and Heather Swan, author of Where Honeybees Thrive. The panel will be moderated by Wisconsin Public Radio's Steve Paulson.
- Times: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
- Admission: Free