The Center for Humans and Nature and Wisconsin Public Radio's To the Best of Our Knowledge Present:
February 9, 7:00 p.m.
115 King St.
18+ with ID
Lust, romance, compassion—explore the science of love at a special live event from the Center for Humans and Nature and Wisconsin Public Radio's To the Best of Our Knowledge. Join host Anne Strainchamps and special guests, including Center contributors David Sloan Wilson and Jeff Schloss, for a night of conversation, comedy, and live music on Thursday, February 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre in downtown Madison.
Tickets are $12 and on sale now at the Majestic Theatre website. Must be 18 years + to attend. Portions of this program will be recorded for national broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Speakers and special guests include:
David Sloan Wilson, evolutionary biologist, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences and Anthropology at Binghamton University in New York, and author of Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others; Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives; and The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time
Jeff Schloss, Distinguished Professor of Biology, T.B. Walker Chair of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center for Faith, Ethics, and Life Sciences at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, and co-editor of Altruism and Altruistic Love; Evolution and Ethics; The Believing Primate; and Understanding Moral Sentiments: Darwinian Perspectives
Carin Bondar, biologist, writer, featured guest on the Discovery Channel's Outrageous Acts of Science and Brave New World with Stephen Hawking, and host of Animal Planet's World's Oddest Animal Couples
Lisa Diamond, Professor of Developmental Psychology and Health Psychology at University of Utah and author of Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women's Love and Desire
Love + Evolution is rooted in the Center’s “Being Human” questions series, which explores the relationship between morality and evolution, culture, and the human mind. Join the conversation on our latest question—“What can evolution tell us about morality?”