Update: There may be some last-minute updates on seating suggestions, limits, etc. If so, the best place to check would be HGP's website, here:
Presenter: Prof. Peter Boghossian
Topic: "A Manual for Creating Atheists"
Price: Free (donations appreciated)
Parking: Free on-street parking and wheelchair access to the room.
Probably there will be a larger turn-out than can be accommodated, so plan accordingly. RSVP'ing here does not save you a seat nor give you any seating advantage.
Professor Peter Boghossian has written a book entitled "A Manual for Creating Atheists." In this talk, he'll give an abstract of his book and answer questions/comments from the audience. People of all faiths, or none at all, are invited to attend.
Prof. Boghossian teaches various philosophy courses at PSU. One of his latest course creations is a class on "Atheism." In this class, he has had a few famous atheists give special presentations, including Michael Shermer and Massimo Pigliucci. You can see some of these presentations at this YouTube channel: http://tinyurl.com/PeteBog1 .
After his presentation, there's another meetup event for those who want to stick around and discuss it as a group, starting at 11:45 am. Details for that event are here:
Prof. Peter Boghossian has made some waves in society with some of his previous public lectures. These can be found on YouTube for free viewing:
1. "Jesus, The Easter Bunny and Other Delusions: Just Say No!"
2. "Faith: Pretending to know things you don't know"
3. "Critical Thinking Crash Course"
4. FFRF Convention 2012 speech "Question your own beliefs"
For more info:
Peter on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/PeteBogFP
Peter on Twitter: https://twitter.com/peterboghossian
Here's a billboard from an FFRF advertising campaign: