On April 16, the 2011 Athena Award winner, Sandra Steingraber, PhD acclaimed ecologist and author will  deliver the Athena Lecture in the Rackham Amphitheater, 915 E Washington St,  Ann Arbor. This event starts at 1 p.m. and  is free and open to the public.  She will discuss her highly acclaimed book, Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment. The book was recently adapted to a movie which she will show clips from during her discussion.  She presents cancer as a human rights issue, and was the first to bring together data on toxic releases with newly released data from U.S. cancer registries. Living Downstream won praise from international media, including The Washington Post, the Nation, The Chicago Tribune, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, The Lancet, and The London Times. Need more info? Call (734)426-3590 or visit http://watersemester.com

April 16, 2011 at 1p.m. (ending at 2:30 p.m.)

Rackham Amphitheatre 915 E Washington

Sandra Steingraber author, Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment