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Heading North

I’ve got some more information about my upcoming talks. On February 27, I’ll be in Ottawa, delivering the Discovery Lecture at Carleton University. It will be called “The Darwin Beat: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Evolution.” Here’s the link to the lecture page. More updates to come–I’ll post them here, over at carlzimmer.com, and on…

I’ve got some more talks coming up that I want to let you know about–especially those of you around Lincoln, Nebraska or Sarasota, Florida–as well as those of you who like to go to meetings about parasites… 1. DARWIN DAY: I’ll be doing my part to celebrate, at the University of Nebraska. My talk will…

Moving Target

I’ll be yammering this week. First stop on the yak fest, tomorrow morning, is over in New Haven, where I’ll be running the first session of a two-part science writing workshop for science graduate students at Yale. It’s my second year at this, so I’m hoping it goes smoothly. We’re going to record it and…

Wandering the Past in Rome

A few days ago, my family was wandering the ruins of the Roman Forum. I explained to my daughters that the fragments of pillars around us were very old. Veronica, who is four, wanted to know how old. They were made before she was born, I explained. Before her sister Charlotte was born. Before Charlotte…

Look! Over There! A Carnival!

I’m neglecting my blog at the moment, because I have to finish up a bunch of stories before I take off on a pretty long trip. Along the way, I’m giving a talk at the Rome Science Festival about mass extinctions. If, unlike me, you can read Italian, you can get the details here. I’m…

Talking, Past and Future

I’ve updated the talks page on my web site after a long stretch of neglect. I’ve included links to podcasts and video of previous appearances, and what information I have at this point about upcoming talks. It’s going to be a fairly busy spring, with talks hither and yon on extinctions, whales, Darwin, and science…

Warm Globally, Speak Locally

If you live anywhere near my home town of Guilford, Connecticut, I’d be delighted if you could join me Thursday at 7:30 at the Guilford Free Library for a talk, “Will Global Warming Redraw the Map of Life?” (flyer pdf) I’ll be discussing extinction projections, assisted migration, and more.

At the end of February I joined John Rennie, editor in chief of Scientific American, to talk to students at the New York University journalism program about blogging about science. There’s a post about the talk now up, including some podcast excerpts, on the the Scienceline blog from the NYU Science Health and Environmental Reporting…

Next Week: A Double-Header In Utah

Next week I’ll be heading to Utah. Southern Utah University asked me to be their Visiting Eccles Scholar, which means that I’ll be spending a couple days talking with students and faculty. I’ll also be giving two talks that are open to the public. The first, Wednesday evening, will be on global warming and extinctions,…

Calling All Readers at NYU

Tomrrow I’m heading down to New York to take part in the “Inside Out” speaker series at New York University’s Department of Journalism. John Rennie, editor-in-chief at Scientific American, and I will try to answer the question, “Can two prominent magazine journalists find happiness blogging?” The inquisition, run by LA Times reporter and NYU writer-in-residence…