The Evolutionary Journal Club meets weekly to discuss current/important articles from the body of anthropological literature.
This semester we're meeting Fridays at 12:00-1:00pm
We have decided to have Jouranl Club go Hybrid for the reest of this semester.
In person: GC 3015
Zoom: Click HERE to request Zoom link.
The Evolutionary Journal Club provides an opportunity for graduate and advanced undergraduate students to engage with cutting-edge research in group discussions lead by Dr. Kristen Hawkes, a leading expert in the fields of Behavioral Ecology and Evolutionary Anthropology. This opportunity is one of the signature experiences of a graduate students in the Department of Anthropology.
Current Semester Reading Schedule
*If you have issues accessing the journal articles, please contact Blake Vernon
Journal Club will not be meeting this week due to finals.
Cagan et al. "Somatic mutation rates scale with lifespan across mammals." Nature.
Jaeggi et al (2022). “Life-history tradeoffs in a historical population (1896–1939) undergoing
rapid fertility decline: Costs of reproduction?” Evolutionary Human Sciences, Vol 4: E7.
McLean, Archie, and Alberts (2019). “Lifetime Fitness in Wild Female Baboons: Trade-Offs
and Individual Heterogeneity in Quality.” The American Naturalist 194 (6): 745-759.
Galipaud & Kokko (2020) Adaptation and plasticity in life-history theory: How to derive predictions. Evol Hum Beh 41(6): 493-501
Fromhage and Henshaw (2022). “The balance model of honest sexual signaling.” Evolution 76: 445-454.
Nettle and Frankenhuis (2020). “Life-history theory in psychology and evolutionary
biology: one research programme or two?” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 375: 20190490.
Weibel et al. (2020). “Accelerated reproduction is not an adaptive response to early-life adversity
in wild baboons.” PNAS 117 (40): 24909–24919.
Patterson, Strum, and Silk (2022). “Early life adversity has long-term effects on
sociality and interaction style in female baboons.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 289(1968): 20212244.
Barr et al (2022). “No sustained increase in zooarchaeological evidence for carnivory after the
appearance of Homo erectus.” PNAS 119(5): e2115540119.
Discussant: Dr. Tyler Faith
Journal Club will not be meeting this week. Instead, we encourage everyone to attend Ellie Fair’s dissertation defense. More information anthro.utah.edu
Massaro et al (2021). “Female monopolizability promotes within-community killing in chimpanzees.”
Research Square preprint, DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-163673/v1.
Careau et al (2021). “Energy compensation and adiposity in humans.” Current Biology 31 (20): 4659-4666.E2.
Lieberman et al (2021). “The active grandparent hypothesis: Physical activity and the evolution of extended human healthspans and lifespans.” PNAS 118 (50): e2107621118.