The 18th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented in association with the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, the Princeton Alumni Association of Greater Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City. Harvard biological anthropologist Richard Wrangham will trace the evolutionary histories of humans’ reactive and proactive aggression.
For centuries, the human form has been the subject of intense exploration by artists. Now science has extended the field for such work by revealing the human form’s precursors, and how these puzzle pieces fit to reveal the human form’s coming-to-be.
A meet-and-greet book signing will immediately follow the lecture. Copies of John Gurche’s latest book, Lost Anatomies, will be available for purchase at the event courtesy of Rainy Day Books.
Dr. Lori Baker will discuss the factors that contribute to large human migrations, subsequent unsuccessful migrants, and the science used to identify the undocumented and return them to their families.
Dorothy Garrod, a British archaeologist, was born May 5, 1892. Garrod studied under the French anthropologist Henri Breuil, who did much to advance studies of Neanderthals, and in 1928 Garrod led her own expedition to Mount Carmel, in what was then Palestine. The…