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Dr. Jane Goodall to Speak at UWinnipeg

January 15, 2015 11:44 AM | Entertainment

By Tyler Sutherland

Renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall will deliver a guest lecture at the University of Winnipeg in the fall.

Goodall’s work at the Gombe Stream Chimpanzee Reserve became the foundation of contemporary primatological research, effectively redefining the relationship between humans and animals. In 1977, Dr. Goodall established the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), which supports programs for research, education, community development, and conservation.

Goodall’s speech will be part of the will be the second speaker in The Axworthy Lecturer Series on Social Justice and the Public Good on Friday, September 11 at 7 p.m. Admission is free and the event is open to all.

The first lecture in the new series will also bring distinguished public intellectual Dr. Cornel West to UWinnipeg on May 8.