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There are a number of archaeology, classics, and human origins talks coming up in the Fall of 2016.  Check back frequently for updates and details on the coming talks and activities!

  • September 26, 2016 — Dr. Francesco Galassi of the University of Zurich’s Institute for Evolutionary Medicine will be speaking at Tryon Library (1200 Langley Avenue, Pensacola FL) at 6pm on “Diseases of Famous Historical Figures: A Journey Through Palaeomedicine.” His talk covers the medical conditions of Julius Caesar and Dante Alighieri, among others, and discusses how we can merge historical sources with archaeological and osteological data. Contact killgrove@uwf.edu for more information.
  • October 27, 2016 — Daily Life in Ancient Rome. UWF history professor Dr. Marie-Therese Champagne will be leading undergrad and graduate students in a day of presentations about the ancient Roman world. The event runs from 9am-5pm in the Great Good Place, which is on the 2nd floor of the UWF Pace Library. There will be demonstrations, presentations, and performances every half-hour throughout the day, as well as authentic Roman food for you to try! Contact mchampagne@uwf.edu for more information.
  • November 3, 2016 — Dr. Zach Throckmorton will be in town to discuss the newest human ancestor, which he has helped analyze. His talk is called “Meet Homo naledi, the Latest Addition to the Human Family Tree.” Talk time and place TBD. For more information, contact killgrove@uwf.edu.