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‘Hidden Human Computers’ Book Launch
January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
What: Hidden Human Computers Book Launch
When: Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Science Museum of Minnesota
Who: Duchess Harris, Professor of American Studies, Macalester College
Hidden Human Computers tells the little-known history of African American women with math and science degrees who worked at NASA in 1943 in secret, segregated facilities.
The book launch will feature Harris’s digital archive, with a brief presentation, and open discussion. The book, published December 15, 2016, is written at a 6th-grade reading level and meets common core standards for teaching.
Umbra Search is co-sponsoring the launch of Hidden Human Computers by Duchess Harris, University of Minnesota alum and Professor at Macalester College.