Lecture and Reception for Exhibit: Charles Otis Whitman: His Science, His Special Birds, and the Marine Biological Laboratory

drawing of passenger pigeon

Drawing from Posthumous Works of Charles Otis Whitman

Next Monday, February 3 at 4:30 p.m. Crerar Library is hosting a lecture and reception for our exhibit: Charles Otis Whitman:  His Science, His Special Birds and the Marine Biological Laboratory. Charles Whitman was a University of Chicago professor and a a pioneer in the study of animal behavior.  One of his main research interests was the passenger pigeon.

Joel Greenberg, author of A Feathered River Across the Sky:  the Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction, will be speaking.

To RSVP visit: www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/crerar/exhibits/

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