Janet Browne, author of an award-winning two-volume biography of Charles Darwin, will lead off the Charles Darwin Bicentennial Colloquium Series on Thursday, Sept. 25, with a lecture at 4 p.m. at Konover Auditorium.
Browne will speak on “The Life and Times of Charles Darwin.”
She is the Aramont Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University and the author of Charles Darwin: Voyaging (1996) and Charles Darwin: The Power of Place (2003).
The Darwin colloquium series marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of the Species.
For a full list of lectures in the series, go to the Year of Science web site, http://clas.uconn.edu/yearofscience.