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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. The museum will be open for viewing before the lecture.

 

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

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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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

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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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

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017

The Good, the Bad, and the Chemistry: Decoding Chemical Sensationalism
An Illustrated Lecture by DR. MICHELE FRANCL
Bryn Mawr College

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017

Empire of the Living Dead: The Scientific History of Peruvian Mummies

An illustrated Lecture by DR. CHRISTOPHER HEANEY

Pennsylvania State University