Darwin: The Evolving Celebration

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SMU’s celebration of Charles Darwin continues with the opening of a special display, “On the Origin of Species: Texts and Contexts for Charles Darwin’s Great Work,” at DeGolyer Library September 8-December 9.

Drawing on the special collections of DeGolyer Library, the exhibit will include editions of Darwin’s revolutionary book, his other publications, works by 18th- and 19th-century naturalists, and reactions to Darwin from the popular press and the scientific community of the time.

The SMU series, “Darwin’s Evolving Legacy: Celebrating Ideas That Shape Our World,” honors the 150th anniversary of the first publication of On the Origin of Species and the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth.

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