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Badger Talks Live - The New Mysteries of Human Origins

Speaker: John Hawks, Vilas-Borghesi Distinguished Achievement Professor, Department of Anthropology

Event Details

Date
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time
12 p.m.
Location
Description
The last decade has seen enormous advances in our understanding of human evolution and have opened new windows into the past. Ancient DNA has transformed our understanding of Neandertals and other ancient groups. Spectacular fossil discoveries, including UW-Madison research in South Africa, have raised new questions about old ways of thinking. In this talk, Vilas-Borghesi Distinguished Achievement Professor John Hawks will address the new questions raised by these areas of research.
Cost
Free

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