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Trenton Holliday, professor of anthropology at Tulane University, will speak on "Reflections on Modern Human Origins in the Post-Neandertal Genome Era" at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in AA-G008. His dissertation and ongoing research interests have focused primarily on modern human origins and the fate of the Neandertals, although he has published work dealing with limb proportions in other fossil hominins, including “Lucy” and Liang Bua 1 (“the Hobbit”). He is the author/co-author multiple journal articles and peer-reviewed book chapters,with work appearing in the Journal of Human Evolution, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Current Anthropology, American Anthropologist, Nature, and Science. He spent nearly a decade excavating Upper Paleolithic rock shelters in Portugal, and is a member of the team of scientists studying the newly-discovered species Australopithecus sediba. For more information, contact Hadassah Head. Further details are available on the web.