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Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to be Human?

  • The Library Center Auditorium 4653 South Campbell Avenue Springfield, MO, 65810 United States (map)

This is a part of the EXPLORING HUMAN ORIGINS traveling exhibition at the Library Center from May 9 - June 2.

Monday, May 7-9 pm, Library Center auditorium, for adults.

How can scientific discoveries on human evolution connect with larger understandings of what it means to be human? Join Dr. Rick Potts, paleoanthropologist and curator of the traveling exhibit, as he explores the main themes and messages of the traveling exhibit in a program for the general public. The talk and following conversation will explore how fossils, archaeological remains and genetic studies shed light on our connection with the natural world and the origins of sharing, caring, and innovation.