Mark your calendars! Our next virtual book club takes place on Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. During this event, we will discuss Alan Alda’s book: If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating. This virtual book club event is open to anyone—whether or not you’re a member of STC or STC-SM—so even if you’re just interested in some edifying discussions, you’re welcome to join us!
The discussion will take place in Zoom. We’ll send you the login details by email prior to the event. Please register by Tuesday, April 16, so that we have time to send you the login information.
What: Virtual book club
When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Book: If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating, by Alan Alda
About the author
Alan Alda is a renowned writer, actor, and director and has been nominated for various prestigious awards, including an Emmy, Oscar, and Tony award, but he’s also a technical communicator and advocate for communication and science.
Alan Alda strongly believes in helping enable scientists and other technical professionals communicate information as clearly as possible and has encouraged innovation and learning among young students and professionals alike. This makes his book a perfect fit for our next STC-SM virtual book club discussion!
In 2014, Alda received the STC Honorary Fellow award, which is presented to individuals who are not members of the Society for Technical Communication but have become notable figures within the field of technical communication and have performed a significant service to the STC society.
Alan Alda continues to share his passion for learning and communication through various programs and initiatives that continue to help grow the tech comm professionals of the future.
If you’re interested in learning more about Alan Alda and his programs and initiatives, we’ve included some links below.
Looking for more information on Alan Alda?
Here are some links for you!
- Watch Alan Alda accepting his Honorary Fellow award from STC
- Learn more about Alan Alda on his website
- Learn more about the Alan Alda Learning Center for Communicating Science
- Learn more about past STC Honorary Fellows
- Watch Neil de Grasse Tyson interview Alan Alda about the book.