Wednesday, November 18, 2009

SDSU Fall 2009 Symposium

From 20-22 November 2009, San Diego State University will host an academic symposium to mark 200 years since Charles Darwin's birth and 150 years since the publication of On the Origin of Species. Focusing on Darwin's impact on the Humanities and the Social Sciences, thinkers from various fields will debate and celebrate Darwin's enduring influence. For a complete schedule of events, visit or contact Dr. Mark R. Wheeler, Symposium Chair.

Friday, November 20, 2009

San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Kaplan Auditorium
4:30pm– 6:30pm


The Hidden Side of Female Desire
Martie Haselton (UCLA)

The Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Romantic Relationships: Are Social
Scientists and Humanists in Biological Denial?
Peter A. Andersen (SDSU)

Sex, Homicide, and the Meaning of Life: The Evolution of Darwinian
Douglas Kenrick (Arizona State University)

Sex, Love & Death: Socioevolutionary Theory & Science.
Brian H. Spitzberg (SDSU)


Saturday, November 21, 2009

San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182
Arts and Letters Building
9:00am - 4:30pm


Keynote Speaker
Michael Ghiselin
California Academy of the Sciences
Natural Selection, Teleology, and Unintended Consequences
3:30pm in AL 101

Invited Speaker
James Mallet
University College London
Darwin and Today's View of Species
12:00pm in AL 101

Plus many more lectures by faculty!

Come back on Sunday to hear more lectures by graduate students.


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