Dartmouth on Location in SF - Human Odyssey

  • 10 Feb 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • California Academy of Sciences


  • Open to all members

Trace the origin and the 7-million-year-long history of our lineage with Human Odyssey at the California Academy of Sciences with an exclusive event for Dartmouth alumni, family, and friends. The exhibit surveys the milestones that dot human history, offering exciting displays of early hominid species and the migratory paths they took to populate the Earth.

At the start of the evening, Jeremy DeSilva, associate professor in anthropology, will discuss the origins of bipedalism (upright walking) and introduce new fossil discoveries that reveal a complicated evolutionary history. A reception and time for guests to explore the exhibit on their own will follow.

6:30 p.m.         Welcome and registration
6:45 p.m.         Presentation by Professor Jeremy DeSilva
7:45 p.m.         Reception with apps and one complimentary beverage
10 p.m.            Event concludes

General                    $65
Young Alumni            $55 (Classes of 2007-2017)

Register Here

If you can’t join us in San Francisco, or want to learn more about our early ancestors, Professor DeSilva will also be teaching Bipedalism: The Science of Upright Walking starting September 26. This free online course will explore how upright walking evolved and why. For questions on the course, please contact DartmouthX@Dartmouth.edu.

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