HEW 2006 Schedule

HEW 2006 Schedule 2017-01-04T18:04:23+00:00
8:30 am
REGISTRATION
9:30 am

WELCOME
Provost Robert McGrath

9:40 am
INTRODUCTION
Richard Leakey, Stony Brook University
9:50 am
INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKERS
Fred Grine, Stony Brook University
10:00 am
HOMO HABILIS–A PREMATURE DISCOVERY: REMEMBERED BY ONE OF ITS FOUNDING FATHERS, 42 YEARS LATER
Phillip V. Tobias, University of the Witwatersrand
10:30 am
COFFEE BREAK
11:00 am
EARLY HUMANS: OF WHOM DO WE SPEAK?
Richard Leakey, Stony Brook University
11:35 am
WHERE DOES THE GENUS HOMO BEGIN, AND HOW WOULD WE KNOW?
Bernard Wood, George Washington University
12:05 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION
Chris Dean, John Fleagle, Patrick Gathogo, William Jungers, William Kimbel, Marta Lahr, Philip Rightmire
12:35 pm
LUNCH
1:55 pm
INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKERS
Fred Grine, Stony Brook University
2:00 pm
LANDSCAPE PERSPECTIVES ON THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND PALAEOECOLOGY OF EARLY HOMO IN THE PALAEO-OLDUVAI BASIN
Rob Blumenschine, Rutgers University
2:35 pm
HUMAN EVOLUTION IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN? GIANT LAKES, ORBITAL FORCING, AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE GENUS HOMO
Mark Maslin, University College London
3:05 pm
COFFEE BREAK
3:35 pm
EXPENSIVE TISSUES AND ENERGETICS, AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE GENUS HOMO
Leslie Aiello, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
4:10 pm
BRAINS, BRAWN, AND THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN ENDURANCE RUNNING CAPABILITIES
Dan Lieberman, Harvard University
4:40 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION
Craig Feibel, Meave Leakey, Fredrick Kyalo Manthi, Kaye Reed, Hélène Roche, John Shea, Matt Sponheimer
5:10 pm
CLOSING REMARKS
5:15 pm
SPEAKERS RECEPTION