IHS 6th Annual Symposium

Humanism on Race, Gender and Class (Part 2)

October 21-22, 2016
Rice University, Houston, Texas
Open to invited guests only


  • Greta Christina, author
  • Sincere Kirabo, American Humanist Association
  • Vincent Lloyd, Villanova University
  • Yazmin A. Garcia Trejo, University of Connecticut
  • Ana Honnacker, Hanover Institute for Philosophical Research, Germany
  • Juhem Navarro-Rivera, University of Connecticut

Humanism on Race, Gender and Class

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

November 14-16, 2014
  • 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

How Should Humanism Relate to the Non-Humanist World?

Friday November 22, 2013 9:00am — Sunday November 24, 2013 5:00pm

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 […]

Does Theism Have an Impact on Public Policy?

Friday November 30, 2012 9:00am — Sunday December 2, 2012 5:00pm

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 […]

Living Humanism: Material Culture and the Remaking of Religion

Thursday February 23, 2012 9:00pm – 9:00pm

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 […]

What Is Humanism, and Why Does It Matter?

Friday April 15, 2011 9:00pm – 9:00pm

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 […]