BAR, 254 Crown Street
New Haven, CT 06511
We think of Homo sapiens as intelligent, self-aware beings—but what about other members of the animal kingdom? Where do we draw the line? And who is it that draws that line? Meet at BAR for informal conversations with scholars on natural history themes. Admission is free; you buy the food and drink (21 and over only). The Primatologist: Amanda Dettmer, Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Child Study Center, is an expert in primate behavior and biology. The English Professor: Jonathan Kramnick, Maynard Mack Professor of English at Yale, is a specialist in eighteenth-century literature and the relations between literature, philosophy, and science.