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Weeknights at the Wagner

The Institute will present five evening lectures this year as part of the Weeknights at the Wagner lecture series. Distinguished scientists and scholars explore current topics in science, history, and art as well as topics that connect to the Institute's history and its museum collection.

Lectures begin at 6:00 PM. The museum will be open for viewing before the lecture.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Sex on the Reef

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. ALISON SWEENEY

University of Pennsylvania

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017

Strange Beauty: Botanical Collecting in the Victorian Tropics

An Illustrated Lecture by ELAINE AYERS

Princeton University

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2016

When Bugs Outsmart Drugs:

The Effects of America's Antibiotic Obsession

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. WILLIAM WUEST

Temple University

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016

The Biology of Bedtime

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. AMITA SEHGAL

University of Pennsylvania

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016

How to See Science: A Media History

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. OLIVER GAYCKEN

University of Maryland

Lecture at 6:00 PM

Followed by the Annual Wagner Member Reception

7:30-8:30 PM in the museum

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Crash! Why Birds Collide with Buildings in Philadelphia & Beyond

An Illustrated Lecture by KEITH RUSSELL

Audubon Pennsylvania

Lecture at 6:00 PM