Engaging Minds: The Douglas College Speaker Series presents: Fall 2011: “What makes us Human?”

All talks are 1 hr, in NW Rm 2201 with a reception (no-host bar) to follow. The talks will be videotaped and live-streamed on the web so you can watch them

live in your classroom at David Lam or in New West.

Thursday, Oct 13th 5:30-6:30: Dennis Krebs (Psychology Professor Emeritus; SFU):

“The Evolution of Morality”

Thursday, Oct 27th 5:15-6:15: Michele Surbey (Psychology; James Cook University, Australia): “Deceiving ourselves: Cooperation, depression, bullying, & personality as outgrowths of the modular mind”

Tuesday, Nov 8th 5:15-6:15: John Patton (Associate Professor of Anthropology; California State University, Fullerton) “Title TBA” Content: Network altruism and cooperation, meat sharing, and warfare within Horticultural Forager and Hunter Gather societies.

Thursday, Nov 24th 5:15-6:15: Vito Modigliani (Psychology Professor Emeritus; SFU): “Language: Problem Solving, Cooperation, and Meaning”