The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will maintain its eighth Darwin Day celebration on-line from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, through Zoom.
Professor Carla Guerrón Montero will deal with the subject, Darwin Was an Ecotourist: Evolution, Conservation and Tourism within the Enchanted Island.
English naturalist, geologist and biologist Charles Darwin visited the Galapagos Islands for 5 weeks in September and October 1835 on his well-known voyage of the HMS Beagle when he was 22 years previous. Ever since then, Darwin and the Galapagos have been inextricably linked.
On this presentation, Guerrón Montero will share a quick historical past of Darwin’s expedition to the Galapagos and the islands’ multispecies encounters. She will even focus on the strain between conservation and improvement that permeates this historical past, which successive Ecuadorian governments have tried to resolve via ecotourism.
Guerrón Montero is an utilized cultural anthropologist educated in Latin America and the U.S. She specializes within the anthropology of tourism, the anthropology of meals, and the African diaspora. She is a professor of anthropology and affiliate director of the Middle for Materials Tradition Research on the College of Delaware. She research the advanced identification representations amongst marginalized populations in Latin American and Caribbean nation-states Brazil, Ecuador, Grenada and Panama.
UUSD’s Darwin Day celebration is free and open to the general public. To register and acquire the Zoom assembly hyperlink, e mail AdultFaithExp@uussd.org by 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10.
For extra info, go to uussd.org.