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Upcoming Events Sponsored by the American Humanist Association

From: Chris
Sent on: Saturday, October 31, 2009 5:27 PM
www.americanhumanist.org/news/November09

Which essentially features the below information:

Evolution v. Creationism: the Politics, the Science, the Debate


Date:
Friday, November 6, 2009
Time:
12:30pm - 2:45pm
Location:
The National Press Club; Murrow, White, and Lisagor Rooms
Street:
529 14th St., NW, 13th Floor
City/Town:
Washington, DC

Please join the American Humanist Association for a luncheon and panel discussion exploring the politics and science surrounding the evolution v. creationism debate. The luncheon will be held between 12:30 and 1:30 PM and the panel discussion will be held between 1:30 and 2:45 PM.

The discussion will feature renowned experts:

Eugenie Scott, Ph.D., executive director of the National Center for Science Education and author of Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction and co-editor of Not in Our Classrooms: Why Intelligent Design is Wrong for Our Schools,

Barbara Forrest, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Southeastern Louisiana University, expert witness for the plaintiff in Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, and co-author of Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design,

and

Kenneth Miller, Ph.D., professor of biology at Brown University, lead expert witness for the plaintiff in Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, and author of Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution and Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul.

Fred Edwords, communications director of the United Coalition of Reason and former editor of the Creation/Evolution journal, will moderate.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required and space is limited. E-mail Karen Frantz to RSVP: [address removed].

The Creator of God: A Brain Surgeon's Story

Date:
Sunday, November 8, 2009
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
The Heritage Center at the Navy Memorial
Street:
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
City/Town:
Washington, DC


This November, join the American Humanist Association for a special screening of Creator of God: A Brain Surgeon's Story. This award-winning documentary chronicles a brain surgeon's search for answers as to how and why the idea of God came into human existence and if God actually exists. Produced by Vivekananad Palavali, author of A Mindful Life, Creator of God won Best Documentary Film at the AOF International Film Festival in Pasadena, California and at the Film Festival in Ferndale, Michigan.

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited so please RSVP. Contact Karen Frantz at [address removed] to RSVP and for more information.


The Age of Bio(in)security: Science, Citizens, and the Future

Date:
Monday, November 9, 2009
Time:
9:30am - 11:30am
Location:
The National Press Club, Murrow Room
Street:
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
City/Town:
Washington, DC


The Appignani Bioethics Center, a project of the American Humanist Association, will hold a press conference and panel discussion to examine controversies in biomedical and environmental science and policy, including stem cell research, brain and cognition, and climate change technologies.

Date & Place: Monday, November 9, 2009 at the National Press Club (Murrow Room,[masked]th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20045)

9:30am-10:00am (press conference) and 10:00am-11:30am (panel discussion)

The Appignani Bioethics Center welcomes two distinguished speakers to lead this discussion:

Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D., senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, David and Lyn Silfen University professor of ethics, professor of medical ethics and of history and sociology of science at the University of Pennsylvania, and formerly a member of President Barack Obama's transition team for the Department of Health and Human Services

and


Andrew Light, Ph.D., senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University.

Ana Lita, Ph.D., director of the Appignani Bioethics Center at the United Nations in New York City, will moderate.

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited so please RSVP. Contact Karen Frantz at [address removed] to RSVP and for more information.

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