Why Go To The Galápagos? Why Not?!

Dr. Charles F. Urbanowicz / Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
California State University, Chico / Chico, California 95929-0400
530-898-6220 [Office: Butte 202]; 530-898-6192 [Department: Butte 311]; 530-898-6143 [FAX]
e-mail: curbanowicz@csuchico.edu / home page: http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban

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31 August 2007   


The College of Humanities and Fine Arts is sponsoring a tour for students, staff, faculty, and the community to the Galapagos Islands and Quito, Ecuador, January 4-14, 2008. The faculty-in-residence is Professor Flescher, who earned his PhD from Brown University. He has traveled extensively to Brazil and spent one summer studying wildlife in the Amazon River basin. It is possible for CSU, Chico students to earn 1-3 units through the Department of Religious Studies. Professor Urbanowicz has traveled extensively throughout the Pacific, including the Galapagos Islands, and he will share information that can enhance the trip to the Islands, which were made famous by Charles Darwin.


2000a http://www.csuchico.edu/~curbanowicz/AAUW2000.html (Sadie & Charlie Urbanowicz: "What We Did Last Summer (But It Really Was 'Winter' South-of-the-Equator!)

2000b http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/darwinvisualsonly.htm (Charles Darwin-Related Visuals Only) [November 10]).

2000c http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/SoAmGIslands.html (South American Visuals Only [November 3]).

2001 The Galápagos Islands: Every Little Bit Helps. The Chico Enterprise-Record, Sunday, February 25 (page E1 and E2) and see: http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/GalapagosIslandsoilspill.htm.

2002 There Is A Grandeur In This View Of Life. In Darwin Day Collection One: The Single Best Idea Ever (2002) Edited by Amanda Chesworth et al. (Albuquerque, New Mexico: Tangled Bank Press), pages 67-70.

2004 http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/CELTOctober2004Darwin.html [The Darwin Project: 1996 to 2004! To be presented on October 21, 2004, at the Tenth Annual Conference on Learning and Teaching sponsored by CELT (Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching), October 21-22, 2004, at CSU, Chico.]

NOTE: and please see: http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/DarwinPagesOnly.html [an extensive list of Darwin-related items from which the above items were drawn]; also see: http://www.darwinfoundation.org/ [Galápagos Islands} The Charles Darwin Foundation]. Note: the 2000a reference above [http://www.csuchico.edu/~curbanowicz/AAUW2000.html] has numerous links would could be of value for your South American travels.

© [All Rights Reserved.] Placed on the World Wide Web on 31 August 2007, for a presentation (with visuals) at the Humanities Center Friday Tertulia at California State University, Chico. According to Wikipedia: "A tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, especially in Iberia or Latin America. The word is originally Spanish.... It is rather similar to a salon, but a typical tertulia in recent centuries has been a regularly scheduled event in a public place such as a bar, although some tertulias are held in more private spaces, such as someone's living room. Participants may share their recent creations (poetry, short stories, other writings, even artwork or songs). Usually (but not always) the participants in a regularly scheduled tertulia are, in some respects, likeminded, whether by having similar politics, similar literary tastes, etc." [Please See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertulia]

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