Charles Darwin Bicentennial Week at BYU, Feb. 9-13, 2009


1809 - 1859 - 2009

  1. Monday, 6 p.m., 455 MARB How Darwin's Big Idea Has Improved the Human Condition: Three Vignettes for Discussion Evolution and Modern Medicine - Keith Crandall, Department of Biology Evolution in Forensics, Food, & Conservation - Byron Adams, Department of Biology Evolution and Behavior - Jerry Johnson, Department of Biology
  2. Tuesday, Noon, 321 Maeser Building Auditorium The Many Faces of Charles Darwin Daniel Fairbanks, Professor and Associate Dean of Science and Health, Utah Valley University
  3. Wednesday, 3 p.m., 455 MARB An Approach to Understanding the Creation Terry Ball, Dean of Religious Education, Department of Ancient Scripture, Brigham Young University
  4. Wednesday, 7 p.m., 445 MARB On Knowing: The Times and Seasons of Joseph Smith, Abraham Lincoln, and Charles Darwin Riley Nelson, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University
  5. Thursday Feb. 12 - 7 p.m. - 3220 Wilkinson Student Center The Legacy of Charles Darwin: Seeking Grandeur in the View of Life Michael Whiting, Professor, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University Birthday cake will be served following the lecture.
  6. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7p.m. lecture, 377 Clyde Building The Evolution of Charles Darwin: A Bicentennial Celebration Scott Ritter, Professor & Chair, Department of Geology, Brigham Young University
  7. Friday, 3 p.m., 445 MARB Darwin and the Human Fossil Record Duane Jeffery, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University For more information, please see the press release.