HBES MEETING (read before longer post)

Laurence Fiddick;x2791 fiddick at lifesci.lscf.ucsb.edu
Wed Jun 28 17:04:13 EST 1995

if you are at a campus in california and in a department of psychology,
biology or anthropology, then could you please forward this message to 
others in your department as they may be interested in attending this 

thanks in advance,

larry fiddick
center for evolutionary psychology

The Seventh Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior & Evolution
Society will be this week, June 29-July 2, at the University of
California, Santa Barbara.  HBES is an international society of
researchers in the natural and social sciences, and the humanities, who
are interested in using modern evolutionary biology to illuminate
questions about human nature and its social, medical, and behavioral
If you are interested in attending and have not yet registered, you are
welcome to do so during the conference at the Registration Desk in the
University Center (UCEN) in the Corwin Pavillion, starting 9AM
Thursday June 29.  Talks and sessions go from 9:00AM to 6:00PM.
For more information (registration costs, residence halls), please
contact HBES95 at psych.ucsb.edu.

The schedule of plenary speakers is below.  The full program will be
sent in a second, long message.

Hope to see you there...
Leda Cosmides and John Tooby, Program Chairs
Center for Evolutionary Psychology

Schedule of Plenary Addresses

Thursday, June 29
9:00am  David Haig
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard
Genetic Conflicts in Human Pregnancy

1:35pm  Alan M. Leslie
Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers
The Natural Origins of Understanding Other Minds

5:05pm  Vernon Smith
Economic Science Laboratory, University of Arizona
Behavioral Foundations of Reciprocity:
Experimental Economics and Evolutionary Psychology

Friday, June 30
9:00am  Frank Sulloway
MIT Program in Science, Technology & Society
Birth Order and Evolutionary Psychology: A Meta-analytic Overview

1:35pm  Lee Cronk
Dept. of Anthropology, Texas A&M University
The Bathwater and the Baby:  What the Culture Concept Can and
Cannot Do for Human Behavioral Ecology

5:05pm  Steven Pinker
MIT Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
The Language Instinct

9:00pm* Richard Dawkins
Dept. of Zoology, Oxford University
Animal Models of Past and Present Worlds
(Keynote Address)

Saturday, July 1
9:00am  John Hartung
SUNY Brooklyn Medical School
A Light Unto The Nations:
Judeo-Christianity, Morality & Group Selection

1:35pm  Pascal Boyer
CNRS, Lyon France
Adapted Mind, Evolved Ontology and Acquired Culture

5:05pm  Steven Mithen
U. of Reading, Dept. of Archaeology, UK
>From the Neanderthal to the Modern Mind
(or how evolutionary psychology and human ecology need Palaeolithic

*The banquet is sold out.  Richard Dawkinss keynote address will,
however, be piped out to the lagoon area outside the Faculty Club,
where a picnic will be going on.

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