Past Events


February 15, 8 a.m.
Science Advocacy: Lobbying for Evidence
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA

March 5, 1 p.m.
Natural Science Lunch: “The Scientific Attitude”
The Museum of Science
Boston, MA

Scientific Misinformation in the Digital Era
Northeastern University
Boston, MA

July 11, 8 a.m.CANCELLED
Debut Author’s Breakfast
The Grand Hyatt Hotel
109 East 42nd Street
New York, NY

July 22, 6 p.m.
Panelist: Idealism vs. Cynicism
Raw Hope of Humanity Uprising
American University
(via Crowdcast)

July 30, 6:30 p.m. CDT
Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience
Chicago Humanists
(via Zoom)

August 5
Commencement Address
Hult International Business School
(via Zoom)

September 22POSTPONED
A Conversation About Post-Truth
The Cary Memorial Library
1874 Massachusetts Ave
Lexington, MA

October 14, 3:30 p.m. PDT
How to Talk to A Science Denier
Departments of Physics and Astronomy
University of Victoria
British Columbia
(via Zoom)

October 15, 7:30 p.m. EST
The Philosopher and the Novelist
In Conversation with Nina Sadowsky
The Discovery Sessions
New York University
New York, NY
(via Zoom)

November 20, 1:30–3:30 p.m. EST
The Scientific Attitude and the Philosophy of Science
Collaborative Inquiries in Christian Theological Anthropology
Workshop sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation
Villanova University / American Academy of Religion
(private event, via Zoom)


January 31
Public Presentation
Sponsored by the Ministry of Health
Rome, Italy

February 22, 7:30 p.m.
Speaking Event
“From Post-Truth to The Scientific Attitude”
The American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting
Denver, CO

March 13, 7:30 p.m
“Did Truth Ever Matter?”
The Getty Center (sponsored by Zocalo Public Square)
Los Angeles, CA

April 1
Private event
Avon Old Farms School
Avon, CT

April 2, 6:30 p.m.
Public Lecture
Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT

April 28, 1 p.m.
Public Lecture
The Scientific Attitude
Greater Boston Humanists
Phillips Brooks House
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

May 10, 7 p.m.
Book Launch
Newtonville Books
Newton, MA

May 13, 6 p.m.
Book Signing
MIT Press Bookstore
Cambridge, MA

May 20, 7 p.m.
Book Signing
Vroman’s Books
Pasadena, CA

May 23, 4 p.m.
Keynote Address
“The Challenges of Constructing a Scientific Theory”
The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

May 26, 7 p.m.
Book Signing
East End Books
Provincetown, MA

June 3, 7:30 p.m.
Speaking Event
“Defending Science from Denial and Fraud”
Seattle Town Hall
The Forum at Town Hall (west entrance)
1119 Eighth Ave.
Seattle, WA

June 4, 7:30 p.m.
Book Signing
Powell’s Books
1005 W Burnside St.
Portland, OR

June 12, 7 p.m.
Public Lecture
Fake News vs. Facts in a Post-Truth World
Cambridge Forum
Harvard Square
Cambridge, MA

June 19, 6:30 p.m.
Public Lecture
Boston Center for Adult Education
Boston, MA

September 18, 7 p.m.
Public Lecture
The Scientific Attitude
Pittsburgh Freethought Community
First Unitarian
605 Morewood Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

September 19, 5:30 p.m.
Public Lecture
How to Talk to a Science Denier
The Humanist League
Carnegie Mellon University
Posner 152
Pittsburgh, PA

September 24, 3 p.m.
Speaking Event
The Scientific Attitude
The Union of Concerned Scientists
44 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA

October 3, 7 p.m.
Speaking Event
From Post-Truth to the Scientific Attitude
The Humanities Studio
Pomona College
Rose Hills Theatre, Smith Campus Center
170 E. Sixth Street
Claremont, CA

October 8, 7 p.m.
Public Lecture
The Scientific Attitude
The Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA

October 25, 7:30 a.m.
Keynote Address
The Scientific Attitude and Science Education
Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association
Courtyard Marriott
Marlborough, MA

October 26, 11:45 a.m.
Speaking Event
The Liberal Arts in a Post/Truth World
TheIdeas@Pomona Summit
Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf
555 N. Point St.
San Francisco, CA

November 7, 3 p.m.
Speaking Event
The Scientific Attitude
The Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation
Auditório do Departamento de Ambiente e
Ordenamento da Universidade de Aveiro
Aveiro, Portugal

November 21, 1 p.m.
Speaking Event (via Zoom)
Building Public Trust in Science
Office of Response and Restoration
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Washington, DC

December 6, 1-6 p.m.
Managing Misinformation About Science
Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science
Kilachand Center, Room 101, 610 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston University
Boston, MA


February 26, 7 p.m.
Book Launch
Newtonville Books
Newton, MA

March 6, 7 p.m.
Speaking Event
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA

April 1, 1:30 p.m.
Speaking Event
Greater Boston Humanists
The Humanist Hub
30 JFK Street, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA

April 16, 7 p.m.
Book Signing
The Harvard Coop
Cambridge, MA

May 9, noon
Meet the Author
New England Mobile Book Fair
Newton, MA

May 27, 4 p.m.
Book Signing
East End Books
Provincetown, MA

August 7, 7:30 p.m.
Book Signing
Powell’s Books
Portland, OR

September 20, 4:30 p.m.
Seminar Paper
“Law and Illiberalism”
Amherst College
Amherst, MA

September 26, 4:00 p.m.
Public Lecture
Center for Humanities at Temple (CHAT)
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

October 25, 5:30 p.m.
Public Lecture
“Humanities on the Edge”
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
The Sheldon Museum of Art Auditorium
Lincoln, NE

November 1, 2:30 p.m.
Guest Speaker
United Nations
777 UN Plaza
New York, NY
(by invitation only; ID required)

November 5, 7:30 p.m.
The Robison Endowed Lecture
Bradley University
Peoria, IL

November 28, 5:30 p.m.
Public Lecture
Boston Center for Adult Education
Boston, MA

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