IDEAS talk, Tues 2/25: Examining the “Evolution of Modern Human Thought”

Hofstra University and the IDEAS Institute are celebrating “Darwin Day” event on Tuesday, February 25, with a fascinating lecture presented by one of the world’s leading experts on human evolution.

“The Evolution of Modern Human Thought” will be presented by Dr. Ian Tattersall, curator emeritus, biological anthropology, for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Dr. Tattersall is also professor emeritus, Richard Gilder Graduate School, and the author of Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins. This lecture will be presented 7:30-9 p.m. at The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, South Campus. Admission to the lecture is free, and it is open to the public.


Darwin Day is an annual event, held to celebrate the anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth in 1809, his contributions to science and also to promote all scientific achievement.


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