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Tea and Conversation with Richard Prum at LLNF

  • Linda Loring Nature Foundation 110 Eel Point Road Nantucket, MA, 02554 United States (map)

Join us at LLNF to continue the conversation with Richard Prum in a relaxed setting after his presentation at the Nantucket Atheneum. Richard is the author of The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - And Us.

Tea and light refreshments will be served

Limited space available; Free but pre-registration required. Click here to register:

*Optional guided walk afterwards with Richard Prum, Sarah Bois, and Seth Engelbourg, 5:00 – 5:30 pm

Richard Prum, PhD, is an evolutionary ornithologist and the William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University, where he also serves as Curator of Ornithology and Head Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History. He is currently the Director of Franke Program in Science and the Humanities which is a new initiative at Yale that aims to foster communication, mutual understanding, collaborative research and teaching among diverse scientific and humanistic disciplines. He is the recipient of distinguished fellowships including MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships. His book, The Evolution of Beauty reimagines how evolutionary forces work and was a 2018 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

In collaboration with the Nantucket Book Festival, the Linda Loring Nature Foundation is sponsoring Richard Prum’s lecture in the Great Hall of the Nantucket Atheneum on Friday, June 15 at 12 noon.

Earlier Event: June 15
Nature Walk
Later Event: June 20
Bird Walk