Tomorrow (Monday, November 14) evening at 7:00 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present the second in its “Our Pesky Neighbors” series; this one dealing with “Bugs”. The discussion will feature experts, including entomologists and exterminators, moderated by Brooke Borel, author of Infested. Admission is $10, or $5 for BHS or Green-Wood members; purchase tickets here. Looking ahead, the third in the series will be about rats. It will be on Monday evening, November 21 at 7:00, and admission prices are the same; purchase tickets here.
On Tuesday, November 15 at 5:30 p.m. BHS will host inductions into the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame by the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative. Admission is free, but please RSVP here.
Poet, playwright, and essayist Claudia Rankine will discuss her work on raw racism with Columbia University Dean of Social Science Alondra Nelson at BHS on Wednesday evening, November 16 at 6:30. Admission is free, but please reserve tickets here.
On Thursday evening, November 17 Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon will join Brooklyn playwrights Sarah Ruhl and Lynn Nottage for an “Unscripted Dialogue”. Admission is $10, or $5 for BHS or Green-Wood members; purchase tickets here.
There’s more information here about these and other BHS events.