Darwin Week



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.


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Saturday, Feb. 11

3:15pm, SSMB 129 (auditorium)

Darwin Week Kickoff
3:15pm - Research “flash talks” from CofC faculty
4:00pm - The Mace Brown Museum of Natural History
5:00pm - Pizza party in the atrium/courtyard


Monday, Feb. 13

4:00pm, RITA 101

Evolution's Problem with Sex, from Darwin to Today
Levi Morran, Emory University
Zoom Recording of Levi Morran's Lecture


Tuesday, Feb. 14

4:30pm, RITA 101

Peacock Tails and the Limits of Human Sexual Selection: Lessons from the Kunene
Sean Prall, University of Missouri


Wednesday, Feb. 15

3:30 - 5:30pm, SSMB Atrium

Your Fantastic Fossil Family Tree
Hosted by Dr. Allison Foley, College of Charleston


Thursday, Feb. 16

4:30pm, SSMB 129 (auditorium)

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer
Taming the Dark Matter Zoo Without Telescopes
Reyco Henning, University of North Carolina
Zoom Recording of Reyco Henning's Lecture (hosted at The Citadel)


Thursday, Feb. 16

7:00pm, SSMB 129 (auditorium)

Beyond Zero
A film screening hosted by Deb Bidwell, College of Charleston


Friday, Feb. 17

6:30 - 8:00pm, RITA

Astronomy Open House
College of Charleston Observatory
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

The open house is free, but tickets are required. Please visit the link below to get tickets:
Astronomy Open House Tickets


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