Event Details

Monday, September 23
Speaker: Shalini Shankar, Northwestern University

Title: “The Real Generation Z: Spelling Bees and Competitive Childhood in the New Millennium"
Time: 3:55-5:15PM
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Followed by informal Q & A with refreshments, 3rd floor, RAB
Shalini Shankar Bio

pdf Flyer (166 KB)

 

Friday, September 27
Speaker: Victoria Ramenzoni, Rutgers University
Title: “Behavioral Adaptation in Highly Changing Environments: The Role of Uncertainty Estimation and Natural Variability in Fishing Captures”
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

pdf Flyer (784 KB)

 

Wednesday, October 23 to Friday, October 25
3rd Lembersky Conference in Human Evolutionary Studies
Title: "Advances in Primate Nutritional Ecology, Health, and Energetics"
Location: Alexander Library Lecture Hall, 4th Floor, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

Link to Conference details and registration information

 

Friday, November 1
Speaker: Carel van Schaik, University of Zürich
Title: “The Curiosity Conundrum: What Orangutan Curiosity and Intelligence Tell Us about Human Evolution”
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

  pdf Flyer (2.16 MB)

 

Thursday, November 14 and Friday, November 15
Rutgers Indigenous Languages Colloquium
• Highlights indigenous languages in and of NJ and related Rutgers research
• In honor of the UN’s Year of Indigenous Languages
• Showcasing Rutgers expertise and community commitments to indigenous languages in/of New Jersey

November 14, 7:30-9:30 pm, AB2400 – film shorts and panel discussion

November 15, 8:00-6:00 pm, Alexander Library – talks by speakers of various backgrounds, lunch from 11:30 to 1:00 pm

Co-sponsored by departments of Anthropology, Linguistics, American Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, African Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures, the Center for Latin American Studies, and The Language Center
pdf Details about program and speakers (212 KB)

pdf Flyer (181 KB)

  pdf Indigenous Languages short films for November 14th (229 KB)

 

Friday, November 15
Speaker: Naomi Levin, University of Michigan
Title: "Rift basins, volcanoes and hominin diversity in Pliocene Ethiopia"
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Co-sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

Buffet dinner to follow

  pdf Flyer (52 KB)

 

Friday, December 6
Speaker: Chris Campisano, Arizona State University
Title: “The Changing Landscape of Hominin Evolution – A View from Afar”
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

 

Monday, December 9
Speaker: Savannah Shange, UC Santa Cruz Anthropology
Title: "Progressive Dystopia: Abolition, Antiblackness, and Schooling in San Francisco"
Time: 3:55-5:15 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001

  pdf Flyer (366 KB)

 

Friday, January 24
Speaker: Patricia Shipman, Pennsylvania State University
Title: “Dogs and People and Dingoes”
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

 

Friday, January 31
Speaker event: Anand Pandian, Johns Hopkins University with panel
Title: TBD
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Anthropology Graduate Student Association (AGSA)

 

Friday, February 28
Speaker: Jeffrey Rogers, Baylor College of Medicine
Title: “What Ernst Mayr Didn’t Know: Insights into Baboons and Other Primates from Whole Genome Sequencing”
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

 

Friday, March 27
Speaker: Steve Weiner, Weizmann Institute of Science
Title: “Microarchaeology and the Underlying Science”
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

 

Friday, April 10
Speaker: Richard Wrangham, Harvard University
Title: TBA
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Anthropology Graduate Student Association (AGSA)

Friday, April 24
Speaker: Christina Bergey, Rutgers University
Title: “Adaptive Evolution in African Rainforest Hunter- Gatherer Populations”
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ruth Adams Building Room 001
Sponsored by Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES)

MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!