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November 2018


What Makes Us Human? Lessons from the Study of Wild Chimpanzees

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Café Brauer, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2021 N Stockton Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60614

In this talk, Dr. John Mitani will review findings that reveal some interesting parallels between humans and chimpanzees with respect to friendships, longevity, and cooperation.

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Film Screening: Rise of the Warrior Apes

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Film Row Cinema, Columbia College, 1104 South Wabash Ave
Chicago, Illinois

This event is a screening of the award-winning documentary Rise of the Warrior Apes featuring a question and answer session with collaborating scientist Dr. John Mitani.

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December 2018


The New Chimpanzee: A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Dr 94118
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States

In this lecture and his new book The New Chimpanzee, Craig Stanford reviews the past two decades of chimpanzee field research. From culture to warfare, from our diet to our politics, the study of wild chimpanzees continues to change the way we understand both human nature and the apes themselves.

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