Charles Darwin Bicentennial Week at BYU

For those of you who live close enough to BYU, come join us for Charles Darwin Bicentennial Week at BYU 1809-2009. It is the 200th anniversary of his birth and the 150 anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species.

How Darwin’s Big Idea Has Improved the Human Condition: Three Vignettes for Discussion
Evolution and Modern Medicine—Keith Crandall, Department of Biology
Evolution in Forensics, Food, & Conservation—Byron Adams, Department of Biology
Evolution and Behavior—Jerry Johnson, Department of Biology
09 February 2009—6pm—455 MARB

The Many Faces of Charles Darwin
Daniel Fairbanks, Professor and Head, Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
10 February 2009—12 noon—321 Maeser Building Auditorium

An Approach to Understanding the Creation
Terry Ball, Dean of Religious Education, Department of Ancient Scripture,
11 February 2009—3pm—455 MARB

On Knowing: The Times and Seasons of Joseph Smith, Abraham Lincoln, and Charles Darwin
Riley Nelson, Associate Professor, Department of Biology
11 February 2009—7pm—455 MARB

The Legacy of Charles Darwin: Seeking Grandeur in the View of Life
Michael Whiting, Professor, Department of Biology
Birthday cake will be served following the lecture
12 February 2009—7pm—3220 Wilkinson Student Center

The Evolution of Charles Darwin: A Bicentennial Celebration
Scott Ritter, Professor & Chair, Department of Geology
12 February 2009—6:30pm reception, 7pm Lecture—377 Clyde Building

Darwin and the Human Fossil Record
Duane Jeffery, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology
13 February 2009—3pm—445 MARB

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