Darwin Week

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Illustration by Seth Moreau

Each year the College of Charleston and its sponsors celebrate the life of Charles Darwin and his contribution to science by hosting a thought provoking, week-long series of guest speakers whose research directly relates to Darwin's popular theories.

Schedule

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Monday, Feb. 10

7:00pm, SSMB Auditorium

Mother's Milk: Debunking Myths, Exploring Evolution and Updating Medicine
Katie Hinde, Arizona State University

 

Tuesday, Feb. 11

7:00pm, SSMB Auditorium

Algorithms in Nature
Saket Navlakha, Salk Institute and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories

 

Wednesday, Feb. 12

4:00pm, SSMB Auditorium

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer and Harlow Shapley Visiting Lecturer
Astrobiology: Life, the Universe, and Everything*
Nicolle Zellner, Albion College

 

6:00pm, Mace Brown Museum of Natural History, SSMB

A Celebration of Forms Most Wonderful
A Special Reception at the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History

 

Thursday, Feb. 13

1:45pm, RITA 387

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer and Harlow Shapley Visiting Lecturer
Impacts in the Earth-Moon System: What, When and Why Should We Care?
Nicolle Zellner, Albion College

 

6:45pm, The Citadel, Grimsley Hall 117

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer and Harlow Shapley Visiting Lecturer
Astrobiology: Life, the Universe, and Everything*
Nicolle Zellner, Albion College

 

7:00pm, SSMB Auditorium

Presented in Partnership with The College of Charleston's Center for Sustainable Development 
Breeding Food Security in an Era of Rapid Climate Change
Wes Jackson, The Land Institute

 

Friday, Feb. 14

4:00pm, SSMB Auditorium

The Romantic Lives of Dinosaurs
Scott Persons, College of Charleston

 

January 17 - February 29

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Art Exhibit by Butch Anthony
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston
161 Calhoun St