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Join us Monday, March 27th at 6:30PM, when the New York Academy of Sciences, Anthropology Section's Lecture series continues with this presentation by Dr. Glenn H. Shepard, Jr. (Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi in Brazi) and Dr. Janet Chernela from University of Maryland serving as Discussant.  Please note: you must pre-register to attend this event.

Join us Monday, February 27th, when Dr. Timothy R. Pauketat presents "Water and the Big History of the Pre-Columbian Mississippii Valley" for the next installment of the New York Academy of Sciences, Anthropology Section "Framing" lecture series.  This event is free to attend, but attendees must preregister to gain admittance to the Wenner-Gren Foundation offices.

Join us Monday, January 30th for the first installment of the New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section Lecture sereis for 2017, when we welcome Dr. David Price from Saint Martin's University presenting "Re-FRaming the Impacts of Cold War CIA Fronts: HGow the CIA Shaped Social Science," and Dr. R. Brian Ferguson from Rutgers University, who will serve as discussant. Please note: this lecture is open and free to the public, but pre-registration is required and limited to 50 (fifty) guests.

Join us Monday evening December 5th at a NEW TIME 5:45 PM for the next installment of the New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section Lecture Series. Dennis O'Rourke, will be presenting "Ancient Genomes, Paleoenvironments, Archaeology and the Peopling of the Americas". Please note: pre-registration is required.

Join us this coming Monday, October 24th, as the foundation welcomes Didier Fassin from the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University, presenting his lecture "Re-Framing Punishment." Andrea Barrow from "Black Lives Matter" will serve as Discussant. Please note: you must pre-register to attend this event.

We kick off the 2016/2017 season of the NYAS Anthropology Lecture Series on Monday, September 26th with two members of NYU's Dept. of Anthropology, Dr. Faye Ginsburg and Dr. Rayna Rapp  presenting “Making Accessible Futures: from ramps to #cripthevote.” PLEASE NOTE: Lecture begins at 6pm.

Monday, April 25th join us at the Wenner-Gren Foundation for the next installment of the New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section Lecture Series. Nathaniel J. Dominy, Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College, will be presenting “Mummified Baboons and the Biology of Apotheosis”.

Monday, March 28th at 7PM, the Wenner-Gren Foundation will host another great New York Academy of Sciences lecture, with Princeton University’s Eben Kirksey sharing his work. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

This upcoming Monday, February 29th, 7PM, the Wenner-Gren Foundation will host another great New York Academy of Sciences lecture, with Monmouth University’s Richard Veit sharing his recent research in multispecies ethnography. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

The first NYAS lecture of 2016 is a big one! The New York Academy of Science and the Wenner-Gren Foundation welcome William Harcourt-Smith (American Museum of Natural History) and Scott Williams (New York University) to discuss one of the biggest anthropology stories of last year, and perhaps even this century. Wenner-Gren President, Leslie C. Aiello, will act as discussant.

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required to attend the lecture.