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New Analysis Finds the Ancient World Populated by Diverse Hominin Species
Anthropologist Luke Delezene is part of a team that found Homo naledi to be different than anything known and more recent than expected.
Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press
Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.
Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel
Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.
Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak Tonight
Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" at 5:30 p.m. tonight in Gearhart Hall 26.
'Minoan Women, Matriarchy, and Revolt' Public Lecture April 19
John G. Younger, an author and professor at the University of Kansas, will talk about the Minoan culture and revolution against a female-dominated society at 7 p.m. April 19 in GRAD 166.
Stigler Lecture Features Whitney Battle-Baptiste on Black Feminist Archaeology April 11
Whitney Battle-Baptiste's lecture, "Moving Mountains and Liberating Dialogues: My Journey Toward Creating a Black Feminist Archaeology," will be at 6 tonight.
Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak April 13
Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" Thursday, April 13.
Sociologist to Lecture on Immigration and Expressions of Latino Membership
Cecilia Menjívar from the University of Kansas will present a lecture entitled, "Immigration Law, Hostile Contexts, and the Membership of Latino Immigrants" Tuesday, April 4.
Axel Posluschny to Offer Stigler Lecture on Celtic Hillforts Today
Axel Posluschny, director of research at the Keltenwelt am Glauberg, Germany, will give a lecture on "Early Celtic 'Princely' Hillforts" at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in Giffels Auditorium of Old Main.
Video Features Lucas Delezene's Research Into New Species of Human Ancestor
Delezene, a biological anthropologist and expert in hominid dental anatomy, leads an international team of experts studying the dental anatomy of the new species, Homo naledi.