Dan Barker will talk to the Pittsburgh Freethought Community about his new book Mere Morality on Tuesday, April 23, in Pittsburgh. The event will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 5048 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213. For questions, contact FFRF Executive Board chairman Stephen Hirtle.
Dan Barker will talk about "Losing Faith in Faith" (his preacher-to-atheist story) at the University of Minnesota at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 18 in Tate Hall (116 Church Street SE). The event is sponsored by Campus Atheists, Skeptics, and Humanists (CASH, "the best damned group on campus since 1991" -- the longest continuously operating secular campus club in the country). Contact Byron Rusnak.
Dan Barker will talk about "How to be good without God" at the University of Iowa on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the University of Iowa Secular Student Alliance and will be held at Gilmore Hall, Room 106, 112 N Capitol St, Iowa City, IA 52242. For questions, contact Kennisha Entsminger.
Dan Barker will debate Dr. Joel Anderson at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 at the University of North Alabama. The event is sponsored by the Secular Student Alliance at the University of North Alabama and will take place at the University of North Alabama campus Communications Building, Screening Room 131, N Pine St, Florence, AL 35630. For questions, contact [email protected]
Dan Barker will debate Bryan Hurlbutt of Ratio Christi about God's existence at Utah State University on Tuesday, April 9. The event is co-sponsored by the Utah State University Secular Student Alliance and USUSA InterVarsity and will be held at 6 p.m. at Eccles Science Learning Center 130, Logan, UT 84321. The building is directly north of Old Main. For questions, contact [email protected].
FFRF Staff Attorney Sam Grover will speak to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of La Crosse on Sunday, April 7 about "Civil Rights in the Age of Religious Refusal." Sam will discuss how modern cries for "religious freedom" in the United States are being made not in defense of religious thought, but as an attack on the civil rights of marginalized groups, especially the LGBTQ community. The service starts at 10am (nursery is open for childcare starting at 9:30 am), and will be held at 401 West Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601. There is parking across West Avenue on the street between Aquinas High School and First Lutheran Church.
FFRF Staff Attorney Liz Cavell will be speaking at the Freethought Festival on Friday, March 29. Liz will speak at 4:30 p.m. about "The Masterpiece Cakeshop decision and the future of anti-discrimination laws." The event is hosted by Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics (AHA) at UW-Madison and will take place at Gordon Dining and Event Center, Symphony Room, 770 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706. For detailed information, you can find the event page here. Contact [email protected] for questions.
FFRF co-presidents Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker will participate in the DNI ATEIZMU "Days of Atheism" conference in Warsaw, Poland, which will take place Friday - Sunday, March 29 - 31. The event is organized by Fundacja im. Kazimierza Łyszczyńskiego (The Casimir Liszinski Foundation). For questions, contact Nina Sankari at [email protected].
Dan Barker will talk about "Losing Faith In Faith" to the Secular Student Alliance at Virginia Tech on Monday, March 25, at 7:00 pm in the Graduate Life Center Auditorium (see I-4 on campus map) on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Contact [email protected]
Dan Barker will talk about Mere Morality to Phoenix-area freethinkers and humanists at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 14. The event will take place at the Humanist Community Center (627 W Rio Salado Pkwy Mesa, AZ 85201) and is hosted by the forming chapter FFRF Valley of the Sun and Secular Communities. For more information, visit the Meetup event page. Contact Jennifer at [email protected].
Dan Barker will give a talk for the Maverick Secular Society on Thursday, March 7, at the University of Texas-Arlington. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in Science Hall, 502 Yates St, Arlington, Texas 76010. For questions, contact [email protected]
FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will talk about his new book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on Monday, March 4. The event will take place at 12 noon in Greenquist Hall L101, University Dr, Kenosha, WI 53144. This Religious Issues Forum is free and open to the public. For questions, contact Wayne Johnson at 262-554-1613.
"A Conversation with Dan Barker" will take place in the Tilted Tap Room at the Zip Kombucha Brewery (3404 Arctic Blvd) in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, March 1, at 6:30 pm. Dan will also perform some of his freethought music. The event is sponsored by the Secular Community of Anchorage. Contact [email protected]
Dan Barker will give a lunch-time lecture about "God & Government: Protecting the wall between state and church" at The Bartlett Club in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday, February 28 at 11:30 am. (The Bartlett Club is held at the Anchorage Senior Center, 1300 E 19th Ave.) The event is sponsored by the Secular Community of Anchorage (SCOA) and Progressive Action Network. Details to follow . . . Contact Julie Olsen at [email protected]
Dan Barker will do a book reading (signing/discussion) of his new book Mere Morality at The Writer's Block Bookstore & Cafe (3956 Spenard Rd, Anchorage) on Wednesday, February 27 at 6:30 pm.
FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew L. Seidel will be speaking at the Supreme Court rally on behalf of American Humanist Association(AHA) and their Bladensburg cross challenge.FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew L. Seidel will be speaking at the Supreme Court rally on behalf of American Humanist Association (AHA) and their Bladensburg cross challenge. The public rally supporting AHA begins at the steps of the Supreme Court on Wed., Feb. 27, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. ET. Andrew will speak at 11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m ET.
Dan Barker will talk about "The Battle of Church and State" at Dalton State College on Monday, February 25. The event, which will take place at 7:00 pm in Brown Center 105, (north side of campus, see map) is organized by the Secular Student Alliance at Dalton State College. Contact David Peyton at [email protected]
Dan Barker will talk about "Love Thy First Amendment" at Vanderbilt University at 6:30 pm on Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14. The event is organized by the Vanderbilt University Secular Student Alliance and will be held in the Stevenson Center, 1231 Stevenson Center Ln, Nashville, TN 37212, in room 4327. Contact student organizer Helena Robertson with questions at [email protected].
On December 7, 2018 at 6:30-9:00 p.m., FFRF members in the Greater Phoenix area are meeting to determine how much support there would be for a local FFRF chapter. There will be open discussion regarding future plans for the forming FFRF-Valley of the Sun chapter in addition to talks from forming chapter president Zenaido Quintana, Secular Coalition for Arizona Director of Government Affairs Tory Roberg, and FFRF's Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel. This meeting is free and located at the Humanist Community Center at 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, Arizona 85201.
On Saturday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. is the Secular Coalition for Arizona's 4th Annual Secular Summit where members of Secular Coalition and Secular Communities for Arizona gather to discuss the coming year's legislative session and to weigh policy priorities. Andrew Seidel is the keynote speaker, featured during the morning session. The afternoon is a work session for participants to provide feedback on the legislative program, and help guide strategic planning for 2019. Admission is $20-$100. The Secular Summit will be held at the Humanist Community Center at 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, Arizona 85201.
On Sunday, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., the newly reinstated Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Greater Phoenix Chapter is hosting a legal panel discussion focused on the status of church/state separation legal actions around the country. The panel will include Richard Katskee, Legal Director for AU, Darrell Hill, staff attorney for ACLU-Arizona and Dianne Post, Chair for the Legal Panel for Secular Communities for Arizona, in addition to Andrew Seidel, the FFRF Director of Strategic Response. Admission is free. The legal panel will be held at the Humanist Community Center at 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, Arizona 85201.
If you have questions about any of these three events, please email [email protected].
Dan Barker will appear at "The Door" (2548 Elm St., Dallas, Texas), on Tuesday, October 16. Skeptical Texans will also give a presentation. The event is organized by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Contact FFRF chapter director Jenny Del Toro.
FFRF Robert G. Ingersoll Legal Fellow Colin McNamara will share a message on “The Moral Case for Strict Separation” with the Iowa Lakes Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Sunday, October 14. The event will take place at the Arrowwood Convention and Conference Center. The Fellowship meets for coffee at 10:30 am, followed by the service at 11:00 am.