Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? - Sold Out


Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:00pm


Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St.

Registration for this event is FULL.

Frans de Waal, C.H. Candler Professor of Psychology and Director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University; Vicki Croke, author and host of Boston WBUR’s The Wild Life

Interview, Book Signing, and Reception

Primatologist Frans de Waal has written a groundbreaking work that makes us rethink everything we know about animals. Based on research on species ranging from crows to elephants, he will reveal how intelligent animals really are and how much we underestimate their abilities. Vicki Croke, New York Times bestselling author of Elephant Company, will moderate a discussion with de Waal.

Presented in collaboration with WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Reception supported by the Harvard Chapter of Sigma Xi

Free parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage