Fall 2016 EvoS Seminar Series

Mondays, 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Academic A - G008

 

AUG/SEP 

Aug 29 - Introduction - Ian MacDonald, PhD, Binghamton University

Sep 5 - LABOR DAY
Sep 12 - Introduction part II - Ian MacDonald, PhD, Binghamton University
Sep 19 - David Sloan Wilson, Binghamton University
Sep 26 - Deborah Schechter, Binghamton University, A biocultural approach to the study of time preference:  Life history theory meets developmental psychology

 

OCTOBER

Oct 3 - FALL BREAK

Oct 10 - Nathaniel Dominy, Dartmouth College:  Evolution of the human pygmy phenotype

Oct 17 - Tom Powell, Binghamton University:  Genetic diversity and the tempo and mode of ecological adaptation

Oct 24 - Fern Elsdon-Baker, Newman University, UK:  Challenging stereotypes of ‘Science’ and ‘Belief’: STEM as cultural identity in a pluralist world

Oct 31 - Robert Paul, Emory University:  The Concept of Culture in Dual Inheritance Theory: A Cultural Anthropologist’s Perspective

NOVEMBER

Nov 7 -  Aaron Blaisdell, UCLA:  Play is an adaptation of human brain evolution and development, and the foundation of human intelligence

Nov 14 - Erle Ellis, University of Maryland:  Evolving the Anthropocene

Nov 21-  Graduate student presentations

Nov 28 - NO CLASS - Enjoy!

 

DECEMBER

Dec 5 - Lee Dugatkin, University of Louisville: Altruism writ small: Shared antibiotic resistance in E. coli

 

 


For more information, contact:
David Sloan Wilson, EvoS Director
Susan Ryan, 
EvoS Coordinator
evos @ binghamton.edu
607-777-4527

Last Updated: 2/7/17