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9/13/16- New York, NY

Join Maria for an evening talk hosted by Science Writers of New York. 6pm, Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Ave. Tickets available here.

8/13/16- New York, NY

Maria is in conversation with the wonderful Ed Yong, to celebrate the release of his new book, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES. Part of the Festival of the Unknown at Idea Distillery. 4pm, 195 E. 3rd St. Buy tickets here.

6/4/16- New York, NY

Maria joins award-winning writers Mary Roach and Jennifer Ackerman for an evening of science and storytelling, moderated by John Hockenberry. This event is part of the World Science Festival. 8pm, NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium. Buy tickets here.

5/15/16- New York, NY

Maria will be speaking about the psychology of the con at the annual meeting of the Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism. 10:10am, 227 W.27th St.

5/6/16- New York, NY

Join Maria at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts during 99U’s annual conference, for a master class on the psychology of creativity. 5pm, Hauser Patron Lounge, Alice Tully Hall. NOTE: this event is currently sold out.

5/1/16- Skokie, IL

Maria will be speaking about “The Confidence Game” at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago. 10:30am. Free and open to public.

4/19/16- New York, NY

Maria will be speaking about “The Confidence Game” at the New York Public Library’s mid-Manhattan branch. 6:30pm. Free and open to the public. 455 Fifth Avenue.

4/7/16- Boston, MA

Join Maria for a book night as part of the MIT Knight Science Journalism seminar series. 4:30pm. Limited availability; please see website for seating.

4/6/16- Victoria, TX

Maria will be speaking about MASTERMIND and Holmesian thinking as part of the Victoria College Lyceum Lecture Series. 7pm, open to the public.

4/1/16- Brooklyn, NY

To celebrate April Fool’s Maria will be talking about lying, liars, and the lies they tell at the Brooklyn Historical Society. 6:30, in the Great Hall. 128 Pierrepont Street. Free!