Innovation and Environmental Disruption During the Origin of Homo sapiens

Coe Auditorium, Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

In this talk, Dr. Rick Potts will discuss how recent discoveries at the Kenyan site of Olorgesailie represent milestones in technological, ecological, and social evolution that coincided with the oldest ages for fossils attributed to Homo sapiens in Africa.