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Weeknights at the Wagner

The Institute presents evening lectures 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 and end at 7:30 PM. The museum will be open for viewing before the lecture.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018

Planted Bodies: Science and Marketing in Philadelphia's Rural Cemeteries

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. AARON WUNSCH

University of Pennsylvania

 

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

What the Nose Knows: Using Dogs for Odor Detection Research

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. JENNIFER ESSLER

Penn Vet Working Dog Center

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Treading on Toxicity: The Science, History, & Implications

of Philadelphia's Lead Soil Contamination

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. CYNTHIA HALL

West Chester University

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THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2018

Expedition to the End of the Earth: The Antarctic Peninsula Paleontology Project

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. KERIN CLAESON

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

Tiny Mysteries: Decoding the Wagner's 19th-Century Microphotographs

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. BYRON WOLFE

Temple University