The Upright Ape: Bipedalism and Human Origins

Event Dates: 
Dec 16, 2011 -
1:00pm to 5:30pm
Event Chairs:

Christopher Ruff, Johns Hopkins University
Steven Churchill, Duke University

Event Sessions

Media for each talk can be played by clicking on icons in the "Media" column, or by clicking on the individual talk titles below and then the attachment file at the bottom of the page.

Date Media Session Title Speakers
Fri 12/16 File Welcome and Opening Remarks Christopher Ruff, Johns Hopkins University
Margaret Schoeninger, University of California, San Diego
Fri 12/16 File Foot and Ankle Diversity in Australopithecus Jeremy DeSilva, Dartmouth College
Fri 12/16 File Pelvic Architecture of Australopithecus Sediba and the Genus Homo Steven Churchill, Duke University
Fri 12/16 File Insights into Hominin Bipedalism from Gorilla Anatomy Matt Tocheri, Lakehead University
Fri 12/16 File Pleistocene Footprints and the Evolution of Human Bipedalism Brian Richmond, American Museum of National History
Fri 12/16 File Early Hominin Body Form Carol Ward, University of Missouri-Columbia
Fri 12/16 File Limb Strength Proportions and Locomotion in Early Hominins Christopher Ruff, Johns Hopkins University
Fri 12/16 File The Evolution and Relevance of Human Running Dan Lieberman, Harvard University
Fri 12/16 File Bipedalism and the Evolution of the Genus Homo Leslie Aiello, The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (retired)
Fri 12/16 File Body Fat and Bipedality Matt Cartmill, Boston University
Fri 12/16 File Wrap-Up, Question and Answer and Closing Remarks Steven Churchill, Duke University
Christopher Ruff, Johns Hopkins University
Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine