STEM Cafe: Feed Your Mind!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for monthly STEM Cafés – fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research. These events are free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase from our host restaurant.

On Tap

The Invisible Hand: Science Fiction Meets Economic Fact
Thursday, November 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m
Fatty’s Pub and Grille, 1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

How are anxieties about our technologically advanced world shaping economics and art?

In National Book Award Winner M.T. Anderson’s latest novel, Landscape with Invisible Hand, humans are invited to participate in a galactic economy, but struggle to adjust to a market run by aliens and ruined by alien technology.

Join Anderson and Dr. Tammy Batson, Director for NIU’s Center for Economic Education, for a lively discussion on economics, extraterrestrials, and the invisible hands that control our lives.

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