Anthropologist Sarah Hrdy to Speak at Meredith 3/29

Anthropologist Sarah Hrdy will present a convocation at Meredith College on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. The lecture is titled “Mothers and Others: How humans became such other-regarding apes.”

Hrdy is an anthropologist and author of five books, including “Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding.”

Hrdy is a professor emerita in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis. She graduated summa cum laude from Radcliffe College (1969) and earned her doctorate in Anthropology from Harvard (1975). She is a former Guggenheim fellow, and has been elected to the California Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Visit for more information.

Sponsored by the Meredith College Convocation Committee, this event qualifies as an academic/cultural event for general education.

Date Submitted: 2011-03-23

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