Darwin’s Legacy: Scientific Breakthrough or Breakdown? (Debate)
October 28, 2010
Hosted by the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Four scholars with four distinct perspectives debate the link between scientific racism throughout history and the advancement of Darwinian evolution. Speakers include author, Discovery Institute senior fellow and Intelligent Design proponent, Dr. John West; in defense of Darwinian evolution from a biological perspective, Dr. Morris Goodman, distinguished professor with the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics at the Wayne State University School of Medicine; Dr. Damon Salesa, author and associate professor in the History Department, the Program in American Culture, and Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies at the University of Michigan; and from a Biblical creation perspective, Dr. Jerry Bergman, professor of physics, biology and chemistry at Northwest State Community College in Archbold, Ohio.
The cost is $8 for Museum members and $10 for nonmembers. The museum's exhibitions will be open until 7 pm to allow event attendees to explore beforehand (museum admission is included in ticket price). Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/131800.
This event is sponsored in part by the Discovery Institute and WLQV-AM 1500. For more information, please call (313) 494-5817.