Sunday, February 08, 2009

Darwin celebrations at Hampshire College

If you are in the area, please join us in celebrating Darwin's bicentennial and 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species. There are several events planned this semester. Here are the details (psst...I know there will be cake on the 12th):

Hampshire College Celebrates

To honor Darwin's 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of
The Origin of Species

Thursday, February 12, 5:15pm FPH Main Lecture Hall
Happy Birthday Darwin!
A celebration of Darwin's 200th birthday
Darwin & Me: faculty from across the College discuss how Darwin and his ideas influenced their work.

February 26, 5:30pm FPH Main Lecture Hall
Evolution, Religion, and the Search for Meaning: a Science & Religion lecture by theologian, Dr. John Haught.

March 10, 5:30pm FPH Main Lecture Hall
Mutation, Survival, and Reproduction of Darwinian Thought in Science: a lecture by Charles Ross, Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Biology at Hampshire College

April 2, 5:30pm FPH Main Lecture Hall
Religion after Darwin?: a Science & Religion lecture by Dr. Philip Kitcher, Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University

April 28, 5:30pm FPH Main Lecture Hall
Evolving Hampshire
We unveil the results of a semester-long experiment in evolution that is making its way through Hampshire College classrooms.

Sponsored by: Dean of Faculty's office and FPR-HC Program in Culture, Brain & Development.

For more information:


Anonymous said...

I hope you will manage to put the coverage on YouTube.

Salman Hameed said...


Yes, both of our Science & Religion lectures will be taped and then available online. You may have to arrange for your own cake for Darwin Day :)


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