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NEA Big Read @ Duquesne: Big Read Events


Welcome to our Program Events page for NEA Big Read - Duquesne!

See the table below for a list of events planned for the duration of the Spring 2020 semester!

Table of Events


Kick-off event:

Women Scientists Respond to Lab Girl

A Panel Discussion


February 11

3pm - 5pm

Student Union

Africa Room

Find panelist biographies and more here! 

Day of Giving - Crowd Funding


February 20

All Day!

Donate in-person at the

library or online!

More information coming soon!
Carnegie Library Seed Swap Pop-up Book Discussion


February 22

10am - 1pm

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Main Library

Representatives from the NEA Big Read @ Duquesne will be on hand at the 8th annual CLP Seed Swap to discuss Lab Girl with participants.

Growing Toward the Light: Pittsburgh Nature

A Juried Amateur Art Competition & Exhibition

Exhibition begins

March 9

Gumberg Library

Popular Reading Area

Find the submission form and details here!


Memoir Workshop


March 17,

4pm - 5:30pm

Gumberg Library

Room & Time TBA

Learn more about the event and special guest here!

The Power of Curiosity:

A keynote address with Emily Graslie,

Chief Curiosity Correspondent

at the Field Museum in Chicago


March 23,

4pm - 5:30pm

Student Union


Find more details about the event here!

Little Read Story Hours

April 8th & 15th Curriculum Center Students in the Education Department are providing story hours that reflect content found in Lab Girl. Participation in these events is currently closed.