College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters

Animal Behavior Speaker Series

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL) is sponsoring, along with the Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Natural Sciences and the Integrated Learning Program, a series of talks throughout the Winter 2013 semester on Animal Behavior.  This series is free and open to faculty, staff, students, and the public.

All talks will be held in 1030 CASL Building from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Students are able to take this Speakers' Series as an Independent Study for 1-3 credit hours during the Winter 2013 semester. Register for it by working with one of the supervising Independent Study professors. Click here for details.

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Below you will find information about each of the seven talks (or click here for a comprehensive listing).  Please check back to this site, as further details and informational flyers will be added.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Dr. Peter Wrege, Cornell University
"Hidden Beasts - Listening to the voices of Africa’s forest elephants"
3:30-5:00 p.m.; 1030 CASL Building
(click here for flyer)

Friday, February 15, 2013

Dr. Robert Mitchell, Eastern Kentucky University
"Adventures with dog-human play behavior"
3:30-5:00 p.m.; 1030 CASL Building
(click here for flyer)

Friday, February 22, 2013

Dr. Paul Garber, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
"Foraging Strategies and Spatial Memory in New World Primates: Advantages of not always taking the path most traveled"
3:30-5:00 p.m.; 1030 CASL Building
(click here for flyer)

Friday, March 8, 2013

Dr. Louis Lefebvre, McGill University
"Feeding innovations in birds and their implications for ecology, evolution and neuroscience"
3:30-5:00 p.m.; 1030 CASL Building
(click here for flyer)

Friday, March 22, 2013

Dr. Kay Holekamp, Michigan State University
"Evolution & mediation of sex-role reversed traits in hyenas"
3:30-5:00 p.m.; 1030 CASL Building
(click here for flyer)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Dr. Bill Hopkins, Georgia State University
"Left, Right, Hand and Brain: Evolution of Hemispheric Specialization in Primates"
3:30-5:00 p.m.; 1030 CASL Building
(click here for flyer)

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Drs. Jacinta Beehner and Thore Bergman, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
"Minimizing reproductive loss: Female counterstrategies to infanticide in a wild primate"
3:30-5:00 p.m.; 1030 CASL Building
(click here for flyer)

 

The talks are free and open to the public.
For more information or if you require special accommodations under the ADA, please contact Professor Francine Dolins.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn does not necessarily endorse speakers’ views.