Sep 09, 2013
Paleontology Seminar meets in Ruthven Museum room 1532 every Friday during the fall semester of 2013. This term, we will read and critically discuss a book or books, a collection of themed readings, or some combination of the two. Some examples of readings from seasons past include special volumes of Paleobiology (Deep Time, Macroevolution), The Structure of Evolutionary Theory, The Development of Animal Form, Telling the Evolutionary Time: Molecular Clocks and the Fossil Record, Tempo and Mode in Evolution, Origin of Species, The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the Growth of Modern Paleontology, Rereading the Fossil Record as well as others. Potential topics of interest that have been mentioned in the past include:
-Evolutionary Theory (nuts and bolts)
-Integrating Stratigraphy and Phylogeny
-Analytical Methods in Paleobiology
For additional information please contact Dr. Jeffery Wilson, (email@example.com). Graduate students please register for the course.