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Darwin Day Talk and Celebration
Date Sunday February 24
Time 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
uptown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway
Event Type Speaker
EmailHumanistHall [at]

Darwin Day Talk and Celebration
Evolution Today: Current State of Knowledge and Controversies
with David Seaborg

Join us to celebrate Darwin Day! Charles Darwin was born on February 12 but we will be celebrating his birthday February 24 at 1:00 pm. This will be a grand celebration featuring three renown speakers and a potluck banquet! Our featured speakers are:

George Smoot
with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics

Peter Hess
with the National Center for Science Education
Leading Expert on Darwin

David Seaborg
with the World Rainforest Fund
Leading Expert on Evolutionary Theory Today

David Seaborg, expert on Darwin himself as well as a distinguished, cutting-edge evolutionary biologist, will deliver the keynote power point presentation on current evolutionary theory: Evolution Today: Current State of Knowledge and Controversies. He will cover what is known today as well as the unsolved problems and controversies.

Afterwards, enjoy a potluck dinner party with speakers and audience alike! Bring a scrumptious dish to share — no assigned dishes. Meet the illustrious speakers and all the interesting celebrants of Darwin Day — indulge in conversations all around. Everyone is encouraged to ask these experts all the questions on their minds!

Wheelchair accessible around the corner at 411 28th Street

$5 donations are accepted

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