Friday, July 24 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sinless, Fearless, Ruthless - A look at science and social science in a YA sci-fi book

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Imagine a world where your looks depend on "being good" and adhering to social norms and morality. That is the premise of Sarah Tarkoff's new Young Adult book series Eye of the Beholder. The book's young heroine is part of a future where all countries in the world are governed by a new religion. A future where not following the doctrine and the morality of the religion has physical implications. Could there really be a higher being so powerful or are there other powers at play? Join the Fleet Science Center, author Sarah Tarkoff and scientists, as they discuss the story, the science and the social science behind the Eye of the Beholder Trilogy.

Panelists are:
Andrea Decker--Fleet Science Center, Moderator.
Nicole Henniger--PhD and assistant professor in the department of counseling & psychology at the Tennessee Tech University.
Amy Lawton--PhD candidate, Department of Sociology at University of Connecticut.
Samantha Russman--PhD student at the Jacobs Engineering School at UC San Diego.
Sarah Tarkoff--author of the new YA sci-fi series Eye of the Bolder and writer for TV shows, such as Arrow and Witches of East End, just to name a few.

Friday July 24, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT