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“Darwin’s Legacy: Early Human Evolution in Africa,” International Conference Featuring NYU Anthropologists, at American Museum of Natural History, Feb. 28-March 1

January 28, 2009
N-262, 2008-09


The American Museum of Natural History will host “Darwin’s Legacy: Early Human Evolution in Africa,” a two-day conference that includes presentations by leading international scholars working on the early stages of human evolution, on Saturday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1 (Central Park West at 79th Street). Subways: C (81st Street); 1 (79th Street). For a complete schedule of sessions, go to

The conference is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admission. To obtain a free ticket, email The event is sponsored by the New York Consortium in Evolutionary Biology, which includes New York University, the City University of New York, Columbia University, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Wildlife Conservation Society.

The conference will include presentations from the following professors in NYU’s Department of Anthropology: Susan Antón, Terry Harrison, Shara Bailey, Clifford Jolly, and Christian Tryon.

Reporters interested in attending must contact Eric Delson in the American Museum of Natural History’s Department of Vertebrate Paleontology at

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