Darwin Day 2017

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Darwin Day 2017

  • Date:
    February 09 8:00 PM-10:00 PM
    See schedule
    Organized By:
    Department of Biology


    The Department of Biology and the Department of Art and Art History invite you to join in the 2017 Darwin Day events. This year's events take place on Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10 and include an art exhibition, a Godzilla movie viewing, a poster session, and a keynote seminar by NPR correspondent Joe Palca. All events are free and open to the public.

    Schedule of Events

    Thursday, February 9

    8:00 p.m.
    Film: Godzilla (2014). Movie viewing with panel discussion, including guest panelist Joe Palca.  FREE POPCORN AND SODAS FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE.
    Location: Hill Student Center’s Alumni Theater, 1400 University Blvd.

    Friday, February 10

    1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    Science Communication Session with Joe Palca
    Location: AEIVA, 1000 13th Street South

    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    “Several Powers”: An Art Exhibition
    Location: Project Space - UAB Humanities Building, Room 100, 900 13th Street South

    7:00 p.m.
    Lecture: “Science and News: A Marriage of Convenience”
    Speaker: Joe Palca, PhD – NPR Science Correspondent and Host of “Joe’s Big Idea”
    Location: UAB Alumni House, 1301 10th Avenue South

    8:00 p.m.
    Reception and Poster Session
    Location: UAB Alumni House, 1301 10th Avenue South