Seminars (Kinda late)

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  1. Architeuthoceras

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    SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT

    THREE SPECIAL SEMINARS ON PALEONTOLOGY

    by Dr. Ellis Yochelson
    U. S. Geological Survey and Smithsonian Institution
    Washington D.C.

    Tuesday, March 28, at 2:00-3:00 PM in Room 517 WBB: "Climactichnites, or Were There Honda Motorcycle Tracks in the Late Cambrian?"

    Wednesday, March 29, at 8:35-9:25 AM in Room 517 WBB:
    "Origin and Early History of the Mollusks"

    Wednesday, March 29, at 2:00-3:00 PM in Room 517 WBB:
    "Charles Doolittle Walcott - the Remarkable Man who Found the Remarkable Burgess Shale Fossils"


    Dr. Yochelson is one the world's pre-eminent Cambrian paleontologists, whose career includes a long list of publications on strange and problematical Lower Paleozoic and Precambrian fossils from all over the world. He has authored two major books on the history of the Smithsonian Institution and the life of C. D. Walcott (founder of the Smithsonian and discoverer of the famous Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale fossil beds in British Columbia). Dr. Yochelson is the original organizer and prime mover of the North American Paleontological
    Convention. Anyone and everyone are invited to all three of his special lectures, all of which will be given in Room 517 of the William Browning Building on campus.

    At the University of Utah in Salt Lake City,

    I think I'll get sick tommorow and go to the one on Mollusks.
     
  2. Phil

    Phil Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    Do it Kevin, throw a sickie. These lectures all sound fascinating, you'd kick your self if you missed a talk on the origin of nautiloids! There's bound to be a Q&A session too I'm sure, so you really can't miss this.
     

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