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"Evolution and the Human Family" Lecture
Start Date: 1/31/2013Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 1/31/2013End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description:
Compared to other species, humans show a remarkable degree of variation in family organization. Laura Fortunato presents recent advances in the application of evolutionary thinking to the study of the human family, focusing on the evolution of monogamous marriage. Fortunato discusses implications of the findings for understanding the evolution of human family systems. Fortunato is an Omidyar Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute. Her research aims to understand the evolution of human social and cultural behavior, focusing on human family systems, social complexity and cultural evolution For more information, visit:  Free and open to the public.
Location Information:
Main Campus

Main Campus - Hibben Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Mary Beth Hermans
Phone: 505-277-1400
Laura Fortunato is an Omidyar Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute
Location Details:
Hibben Center- West side of Main Campus, adjacent to the intersection of University and Martin Luther Blvd and across from the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
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