Sunday Programs

11:00 AM Sunday Forum

  • Models of Speciation: modes and tempos Jonathan Karpf April 2, 2017 The presenter will address the evidence for competing models of where new species – including our own – come from, including evolution within a lineage vs. splitting of a line, geographic isolation vs. adaption to different aspects of the range, gradualism vs. punctuated equilibrium, with a specific focus on the emergence of Homo sapiens from a Homo ergaster ancestor. Jonathan Karpf is a biological anthropologist trained at UC Berkeley and who has been teaching at San Jose State University in the Department of Anthropology since 1987. After the Forum, please join us for a lunch ... More details
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12:30 PM Sunday Lunch

After the forum, a volunteer team will present a delicious buffet including favorite dishes contributed by our members and friends! We request a $10 donation for those who can afford it. First-time visitors and speakers are welcome to have lunch for free.

1:30 PM Sunday Afternoon Program

Occasionally we will announce a program  to be held after lunch, such as a meeting between HCSV members and board members, committee meetings, games, etc. These will be announced on Meetup and at the Sunday Forum.