From the Margins to the Center of the Cosmos
On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, Lilith hosted an out-of-this-world evening with Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, theoretical physicist and author of The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred. Reaching from the stars to the very earthly matters of Judaism, gender, race, and dismantling the patriarchy, watch Dr. Prescod-Weinstein in conversation with author, Classicist, Afro-Judaica scholar and Lilith contributor Dr. Carolivia Herron.
Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an Assistant Professor of Physics and core faculty in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of New Hampshire. Her latest book is The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, a science book which takes a holistic look at the doing of particle physics and cosmology.
Dr. Carolivia Herron teaches Classics at Howard University. Her books include Peacesong DC: A Jewish Africana Academia Epic Tale of Washington City, Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family History and Asenath and the Origin of Nappy Hair: Being a Collection of Tales Gathered and Extracted from the Epic Stanzas of Asenath and Our Song of Songs.”