Spring Semester 2016

Spring 2016 seminars are Mondays from 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm throughout the semester when classes are in session. The seminars are held in Academic A - Room G008 and are open to the campus and local community. 

 

January

25th - Orientation

 

February

01 - Scott Turner, SUNY ESF - Termites as Models of Swarm Cognition (Video)
08 - Julie Seaman , Emory Law - Who Wins the Marketplace of Ideas: Truth, Democracy and Evolutionary Theory (Video begins at 1:45 min)
15 - Sudhindra Rao, Binghamton University - EvoS Lifestyle Project (Video)
22 - Dan Kahan, Yale University - Believing as Doing: the cases of evolution and climate change (Video)

29 - Happy Leap Year! - NO CLASS

 

March

07 - Ian MacDonald, Binghamton University - Midsemester review & feedback
14 - David Sloan Wilson, Binghamton University - Knowledge Transfer (Video)
21 - Mark Madsen, University of Washington, The Science of Change: How do we measure cultural transmission at large scales? (Video - audio begins at 50 sec)
28 – Spring Break! - NO CLASS


April


04 - Maggie Eppstein, University of Vermont - Greed, Speed, and Deception in the Evolution of Drug Resistance in Malaria
11 - Coren Apicella, UPenn, Psychology - Understanding the Origins of Social, Attractiveness and Economic Preferences: Lessons from Hunter-Gatherers (Video - audio begins at ~1 min)
18 - Rodrigo S Lacruz, NYU, Anthropology, Evolutionary History of the Human Face
25 - EvoS Fest (National DNA Day) - Undergraduate research night


May


2 - Graduate Student mini talks
9 - Graduate student speaker

Last Updated: 7/18/16