Edward P. Bass Distinguished Lecture Series
April 18, 2012
The Art of Nature and the Nature of Art
Participants: Introduction by Eleanor Sterling, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History; Speaker Introductions by Elizabeth Sidamon-Eristoff
Speakers: Amy Meyers, Director of the Yale Center for British Art and Robert Peck, Sr. Fellow and Curator of Art and Artifacts at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - Art and Science in Philadelphia; Alexis Rockman, Artist - Picturing the Unimaginable; Mark Dion, Artist - Collaborating with the Museum of Natural History; James Prosek, Artist - Taxonomy through Art; Caroline Niemczyk, Independent Philanthropy Professional - Conservation and Art; Kristof Zyskowski, Vertebrate Zoolology Collections Manager, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History -The Art of the Field Guide.
Presented on April 18, 2012 as part of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies
October 4, 2011
Speaker: Nancy Slack, Ecologist and Historian of Science at Sage Colleges
Title: G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology, "Father of Ecology, or Father of Ecologists?
Seminar was followed by reminiscences of Hutchinson by Dr. Thomas
Lovejoy, Biodiversity Chair at the H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics
and the Environment, and Professor Leo W. Buss, Yale Department of Ecology &
Evolutionary Biology; and insights by Yale Professor David Skelly on papers
chosen for the Hutchinson compendium The Art of Ecology.
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April 13, 2011
Speaker: Pavan Sukhdev, Special Advisor and head of the United Nations Environmental Program's Green Economy Initiative
Topic: So What's the World Worth?
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November 10, 2010
Speakers: by Peter and Rosemary Grant, Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Scholars in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, and Emeritus Professors at Princeton University
Topic: Darwin Finches in the Year of Biodiversity
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April 22, 2010
Speaker: Donald Worster, Strachan Donnelley Distinguished Visiting Environmental Scholar in the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Distinguished Professor of History, University of Kansas
Topic: The Green Light of a New World: Americans and the Limits of Nature
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October 22, 2009
Speaker: Professor Shahid Naeem, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University
Presented on October 22, 2009 as part of the Edward P. Bass Distinguished Lecture Series, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies
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May 6, 2009
Speaker: Dr. Cristián Samper
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October 16, 2008
Speaker: Dr. Michael
Museum of Natural History