Monthly Archives: November 2009

Next and final conference call for Homer

Hope your Thanksgiving was bountiful and that your reading has been enjoyable. I just want to remind you about our upcoming final conference call for Homer’s Odyssey next week: Monday Dec 7, @8pm EST. Please look over our Study Guide Questions whi… Continue reading

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Sean Carroll podcast from Darwin150 lecture

As a gift for the 150th anniversary of Darwin’s publication of Origin, we now have the podcast from the wonderful talk Sean Carroll gave this fall as part of the Darwin150 campaign. Download the mp3 audio file here. – right click to download the f… Continue reading

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Thankful for Darwin

On this 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s publication of “Origin of Species”, I’m thankful for his multi-decade effort to understand one of the greatest questions of human history: where do we come from?When I asked Stanford biologist Robert S… Continue reading

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Happy Origin Anniversary!

Hello Origin readers,Happy Origin Day! I don’t know about you, but I’m really enjoying all the celebration about Darwin, Wallace and Origin of Species. Here are a few newspaper articles I’ve been enjoying this morning: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/… Continue reading

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Homer Odyssey Books 17-24 Study Guide Questions

Homer Odyssey Study Guide Questions – Discussion #3 Books 17-24: Revenge 17-20 Odysseus and Telemachus return to the palace in imminent danger 1. Book 17 – Omens As Odysseus first sets eyes on his own palace after 20 years, what are the ways that … Continue reading

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Sean Carroll’s Darwin150 webcast is *tonight* at 8pm ET

Professor Sean Carroll’s third lecture in the Darwin150 campaign still has a few webcast spots left. This will be one of this great scientist’s best talks – a multi-media extravaganza supporting his great insights and writings. It all begins at 8p… Continue reading

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Darwin 2009: Origin Chapters 3 & 4 3 November 2009 Audio recording

We had a great call tonight discussing Chapters 3 & 4 of Origin of Species! Here’s the audio recording for the 3 November conference call -if you were unable to make the conversation (or just want to enjoy it again!) please download the mp3 here: … Continue reading

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