The Evolution of the Human Form

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.

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Charles Dawson

Charles Dawson, an English barrister and amateur antiquarian, was born July 11, 1864. Although he lacked any formal scientific education, Dawson managed to get elected to both the Geological Society of London and the Society of Antiquaries, on the strength of various...

Dorothy Garrod

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...

Edouard Lartet

Edouard Lartet, a French archaeologist, was born Apr. 15, 1801. Around 1859 (the very year that Charles Darwin was readying his Origin of Species for the press), Lartet began searching the limestone caves of the Dordogne region in southwestern France for human...