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


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


Thursday, Feb. 16

7:00pm, SSMB 129 (auditorium)

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


Friday, Feb. 17

7:00pm, RITA

Astronomy Open House
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy