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Physics, Evolution, Archaeology 

How does the world work? The cosmos? And how much can we know? These courses – designed from the perspective of the humanities, rather than that of the hard sciences – will take up those questions in creative and challenging ways. In a period plagued by science denial, you’ll find some solid ground in these inquiries. (What follows is a listing of past and current lectures.)


  • The Scientific Revolution 

  • Pandemic!

  • What Darwin Never Knew

  • At the Edge or Order: Chaos and Complexity

  • The Rise of the Humans 

  • The Right Wing's War on Science

Our Most Recent Science Series

The Right Wing’s War on Science
The Right Wing’s War on Science
"The political celebration of willful ignorance..." One of the most powerful currents in 20th-and 21st-century Western life is the political right's deliberate attack on science. We'll inquire deeply into the causes of the alarming anti-science bias on the fringes of our culture.
Mar 12, 2022, 1:00 PM CST – Mar 26, 2022, 2:30 PM CDT
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