Tainted Knowledge: Reconciling the Scientific Field's Problematic Past with Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

January 14, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Many of the people who have made fundamental advances in the sciences have problematic histories that can include racism, sexism, and other colonialist attitudes. How does one reconcile the significant advances made by these individuals with the problematic attitudes that they held or hold?

Join the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum for an important conversation between scientists as we delve into the problematic history of the scientific field and learn from the past, and from each other, in order to move the field forward.


They have gathered an excellent panel of scientists, thinkers, and movers to reflect on their experiences in their scientific fields and share their insights into how we can personally and collectively make change.

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