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NEA Big Read @ Duquesne: Welcome!


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NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.


Gumberg Grant

 Duquesne University is one of 78 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2019 and June 2020. The NEA presents NEA Big Read in partnership with Arts Midwest.

For more information on
the Big Read, click here!

Kick-Off Event

Virtual Keynote Address with Emily Graslie 


When: Friday, August 21, 2020, time to be announced

Where: Virtual, link will be posted

Join us for the keynote address of the NEA Big Read @ Duquesne, featuring Emily Graslie, the renowned science communicator and Chief Curiosity Correspondent at the Field Museum in Chicago. This event is free and open to the public!

Find more about Emily Graslie here!

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Gumberg Library will host programming in support of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant structured around the best-selling memoir, Lab Girl by Hope Jahren 

Hope Jahren

Photograph: Ressler Photography

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