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Why Humans and Apes are Different and Why It Matters

Thursday Feb 23, 2017

500 Redondo NW
Albuquerque, NM 98106
US

Phone: (505) 277-4405
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Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Jonathan Dombrosky

Phone: (505) 277-4544
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Dr. Agustín Fuentes discusses the difference between humans and primates.

FlyerThe 44th Journal of Anthropological Research Distinguished Lecture: Professor Fuentes (B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1989, 91, 94) is a specialist in the study of macaques (from Indonesia to Gibraltar). He is the author of four books (most recently Race, Monogamy & Other Lies They Have Told You—W. W. Howells Award for 2015), editor/co-editor of 16 collective volumes and special journal issues (including “Re-integrating Anthropology”, Current Anthropology 57, with Polly Wiessner), editor of Wiley’s International Encyclopedia of Primatology, author/co-author of 84 peer-reviewed journal articles and 54 book chapters, plus many other articles, reviews, blogs, etc. He has been the recipient of 35 grants, including a recent John Templeton Foundation grant for nearly $2 million. He has organized numerous meeting sessions & symposia, including a 2014 Wenner-Gren Conference in Sintra, Portugal. Dr. Fuentes is a frequent keynote & public speaker on apes, race, and human nature.