Humanism on Race, Gender and Class

Events
November 13-15, 2015
Open to invited guests only 

Speakers:
  • Jennifer Bardi, editor, The Humanist Magazine
  • Pavan Dhaliwal, British Humanist Association
  • Yasmin Garcia Trejo, American Association of University Women
  • Debbie Goddard, Center for Inquiry
  • Nicole Kirk, Meadville Lombard Theological School
  • Monica Miller, professor, Lehigh University
  • Juhem Navarro-Rivera, researcher, Demos

Humanism and Technology

Events
Humanism and Technology
November 14-16, 2014
Speakers:
  • Peter Derkx, professor, University of Humanistic Studies-Utrecht
  • William Drees, professor, Tilburg University
  • Taner Edis, professor, Truman State University
  • Clay Farris Naff, journalist
  • William Grassie, scholar and author
  • Sikivu Hutchinson, scholar and author
  • Monica Miller, professor, Lehigh University
  • Guido Riuvenkamp, professor, Wageningen University
  • Kurt Vulkan, editor, Pitchstone Publishing

Does Theism Have an Impact on Public Policy?

Events

Speakers:

  •  Joseph O. Baker, Professor of Sociology at East Tennessee State University
  •  Adam Chalom, Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation
  •  Elisabeth Cornwall, Executive Director of the Richard Dawkins Foundation
  • Peter Derkx, IHS Senior Fellow and Professor of Humanism at Universiteit voor Humanistiek
  • Barbara Forrest, Professor of Philosophy at Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Sikivu Hutchinson, IHS Senior Fellow
  • Maryam Namaziem, campaigner, commentator and broadcaster
  • Phil Zuckerman, Professor of Sociology at Pitzer College

How Should Humanism Relate to the Non-Humanist World?

Events

Speakers

  •  Norm Allen, International Outreach Director, Institute for Science and Human Values
  • Michael Aus, Co-Founder, Houston “Oasis” Humanist Fellowship
  • Allen Callahn, Writer, Translator, Independent Scholar and Minister
  • Mattias Jung, Professor (philosophy seminar), Universitat Koblenz – Landau
  • Juergen Manemann, Director, Forschungsinstitut für Philosophie Hannover
  • Monica Miller, Assistant Professor of Religion Studies, Lehigh University
  • Andy Norman, Special Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Herb Silverman, President Emeritus,Secular Coalition for America; Professor of Mathematics, College of Charleston
  • Toni Van Pelt, Public Policy Director, Institute for Science and Human Values

Living Humanism: Material Culture and the Remaking of Religion

Events

Speakers:

  •  Patricia O’Connell Killen, Professor of Religious Studies and Academic Vice President at Gonzaga University
  •  Monica R. Miller, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanistic Approaches to the Social Sciences at Lewis & Clark College
  • Cassie Trentaz, Assistant Professor of Theology, Ethics and Church History at Warner Pacific College
  • Diabolus Rex, Magus and High Priest of the Chaos Imperium
  • Susanna Morrill, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Lewis & Clark College
  • Anthony Pinn, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University

What Is Humanism, and Why Does It Matter?

Events

Speakers:

  •  Sharon Welch, Provost and Professor of Religion and Society at Meadville Lombard Theological School
  • Peter Derkx, Professor of Humanism and Worldviews at the University of Humanistics in Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Monica R. Miller, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanistic Approaches to the Social Sciences at Lewis & Clark College
  • Sebastian Velez, Evolutionary Biologist and Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University
  • Sikivu Hutchinson, Editor of BlackFemLens.org
  • Anthony Pinn, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University