Daily Archives: May 14, 2008

A Celebration of Darwin’s Legacy Across Academic Disciplines


The Hofstra University Library, Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Hofstra Cultural Center present a conference:Darwin’s Reach examines the impact of Darwin and Darwinian evolution on science and society in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Robert Darwin and the sesquicentennial of the publication of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species (1859).The central theme of this academic conference is an exploration of how Darwin’s ideas have revolutionized our understanding of both the living world and human nature.Papers exploring diverse topics on Darwin’s legacy are invited from a wide variety of disciplines, including the natural and social sciences, humanities and law.

More information here.

White Guy Endorses Black Guy

…… OMG, did I say that out loud? Maybe this election has gotten a little too racialized…..Anyway, yes, just this very moment, seconds ago, Edwards Endorses Obama.What do you think? Was there a phone call? “John, hey, I’ve got an idea. You go in and help undo the damage Clinton has done with ‘white voters’ … and that’s how you earn your position on the ticket as VP?”