The Earliest Child: The Significance of “Selam”

Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library 400 South State Street, Chicago, IL, United States

While most of our knowledge in paleoanthropology comes from studying fossils of adult individuals, fossil children also have unique stories to tell. Join Dr. Zeray Alemseged to learn how the discovery of an almost complete skeleton of a juvenile early human ancestor has helped scientists answer some of the most pressing questions about human evolution.