Classic Readings - Spring 2013 Schedule

Classic Readings meets on Tuesdays from 12 noon - 1 pm in the OEB seminar room (319 Mor 2). PDFs of papers are attached at the bottom of this page.

Contact discussion leader Scott Schneider with questions.

2/5
Darwin, C. 1859. The Origin of Species, Chapter VI: Difficulties on Theory (available online at http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/origin/chapter6.html)
Discussion Leader: Scott Schneider

2/12
Williams, G. C. 1957. Pleiotropy, natural selection and the evolution of senescence. Evolution 11:398-411.
Discussion Leader: Andrew Smith

2/19
G. E. Hutchinson. 1959. Homage to Santa Rosalia; or, Why Are There So Many Kinds of Animals? The American Naturalist 93: 145-59.
Discussion Leader: Yi-Fen Lin

2/26
Paul R. Ehrlich and Peter H. Raven. 1964. Butterflies and Plants: A Study in Coevolution. Evolution 18 : 586-608.
Discussion Leader: Matt Boyer

3/5
Joseph H. Connell. 1961. The Influence of Interspecific Competition and Other Factors on the Distribution of the Barnacle Chthamalus stellatus. Ecology 42 : 710-723.
Discussion Leader: Evan Palmer-Young

3/12
Maynard Smith, J. 1966. Sympatric speciation. American Naturalist 100:637-650.
Discussion Leader: Moira Concannon

3/26
Arnold, S. J. 1983. Morphology, performance and fitness. American Zoologist 23:347-361.
Discussion Leader: Patrick Green

4/2
Wright, S. 1932. The roles of mutation, inbreeding, crossbreeding and selection in evolution. Pp. 356-366. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Genetics, Vol. 1. D. F. Jones (ed.). (available online at http://www.esp.org/books/6th-congress/facsimile/title3.html)
Discussion Leader: Anne Stengle

4/9
Daniel S. Simberloff and Edward O. Wilson. 1969. Experimental Zoogeography of Islands: The Colonization of Empty Islands. Ecology 50: 278-296.
Discussion Leader: Dennis Dietz

4/16
Hamilton, W. D. 1967. Extraordinary sex ratios. Science 156:477-488.
Discussion Leader: Daniel Peterson

4/23
Kimura, M. 1968. Evolutionary rate at the molecular level. Nature 217:624-626.
Discussion Leader: Chris Roy

4/30
Hairston, N.G., F.E. Smith, and L.B. Slobodkin. 1960. Community structure, population control, and competition. The American Naturalist 94: 421-425.
Discussion Leader: Melissa Ha

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Williams.pdf2.03 MB
Hutchinson.pdf329.91 KB
Ehrlich.pdf566.23 KB
Connell.pdf880.99 KB
Smith.pdf848.68 KB
Arnold.pdf927.22 KB
Wright.pdf540.72 KB
Simberloff.pdf2.88 MB
Hamilton.pdf3.06 MB
Kimura.pdf274.62 KB
Hairston.pdf511.15 KB