All Darwin, All Week: Carleton University celebrates the impact and legacy of Charles Darwin

Carleton University will present a series of public lectures from Feb. 9-13, 2009 in celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin’s birth on Feb. 12 and the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species.

Monday, February 9
Darwin and the Evolution of Reasons, Daniel Dennett (Tufts University)
**not available for interviews

Tuesday, February 10
Darwin’s Landscape Vision, Michael Summerfield (University of Edinburgh)

Wednesday, February 11
Putting Darwinism and Religion in their Place, David N. Livingstone (Queen’s University Belfast)

Thursday, February 12
The Struggle for Existence in a World of Climate Change, Charlie Krebs (University of British Columbia)

Friday, February 13
Adaptive explanation for why males seize and restrain females, Patricia Adair Gowaty, (UCLA)
All lectures begin at 8 p.m. in the Kailash Mital Theatre, Southam Hall, Carleton University.

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For more information:
Mandy Sinclair
Communications officer
Faculty of Science
613- 520-2600, ext. 1035

Lori Tarbett
Communications officer
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
613- 520-2600, ext. 8100