Tag Archives: Frans de Waal

Building professional social networks through the American Anthropological Association annual meeting

A few years ago, I’d all but decided I wasn’t going to go to the American Anthropological Association main conference anymore. This was the year it was in San Francisco (111th Annual Meeting, 2012). Ironically, that was a memorable conference. … Continue reading

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Were the Canela the Human Analog to the Bonobo?

In a recent set of lectures by primatologist Frans de Waal at the University of Alabama, two questions were asked by students that have got me thinking about bonobos & the Canela.  The first was something like, what would happen … Continue reading

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ALLELE: Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution

At the University of Alabama, we just wrapped up our 2011-12 evolution lecture series, so, with that sense of completion, I wanted to share some highlights of why it is so worthwhile to host and attend such events. We started … Continue reading

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