Previous Events

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2021

February 7, 10:30 a.m. CST
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago
(via Zoom)

February 23, 4 p.m. EST
“Science, Pseudoscience, and Denialism”
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
New York, NY
(via Zoom)

March 11, 4 p.m. PST
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
History, Philosophy, and Science of Science Reading Group, UCLA
(via Zoom)

March 17, 2 – 5 p.m. EDT
Building a Dialogue on Evidence and Values: Overcoming Science Denialism
Global Congress on Scientific Thinking and Action
The Aspen Institute
Rome, Italy
(via Zoom)

March 25, 4 p.m. EDT
“Truth, Democracy, and Climate Change”
UConn Humanities Institute
University of Connecticut
(via Zoom)

April 24, 12:30 p.m. EDT
Keynote Address
“Political Polarization and Social Fragmentation”
Junior State of America Foundation, Spring State Convention
(via Zoom)

June 9 – 11, TBA — POSTPONED
“Will Truth Matter in the Future?”
The Future of Truth: Seeing Truth, Knowing Truth, Believing Truth
The Humanities Institute (University of Connecticut) & The School of Advanced Study (University of London)
London, England

June 23, 10 a.m. EDT
Keynote Address
“The Scientific Attitude”
School of Education, University of Glasgow (Scotland)
(via Zoom)

August 12, 6:30 p.m. BST (10:30 a.m. EDT)
“How to Talk to a Science Denier: From Climate Change to Covid”
(In conversation with Robin Ince)
How To Academy
(Online ticketed event)

August 24, 7 p.m. BST (2 p.m. EDT)
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
The Royal Institution
London, England
(Online ticketed event)

September 13 – 14, TBA
What is Post-Truth?
Truth and Post-Truth in Communication, Media, and Society
The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences
Casina Pio IV
The Vatican
Vatican City

September 20, 6 p.m. PDT
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Town Hall Seattle
(Online ticketed event)

September 21, 6:30 p.m. PDT
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Forest Grove (Oregon) Public Library
(Facebook Live)

October 3, 1:30 p.m. EDT
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Greater Boston Humanists
Cambridge, MA
(Via Meetup)

October 6, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Keynote Address
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Research America
(Via Zoom)

October 14, 7 p.m. EDT
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Skeptical Inquirer Speaker Series
(via Zoom)

October 20, 7 a.m. EDT
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
(Via Zoom)

October 30, 8:30 a.m. EDT
Interview: “The War on Science”
Skepsis (Dutch Skeptics)
(Via Zoom)

November 4, 4 p.m. EDT — POSTPONED
“The Scientific Attitude”
Rockefeller University library
1230 York Avenue
New York, NY

November 11, 12:00 p.m. EDT
“The Weaponization of Doubt”
CrisiScience
(Via Zoom)

November 12, 8 a.m. EST
Keynote: “What is Post-Truth?”
State (In)stability in the Age of Post-Truth
Libertas International University
Zagreb, Croatia
(Via Zoom)

December 1, 11:15 a.m. EST
Keynote Speaker: Symposium 2021
“Misinformation versus Disinformation”
Science in the Age of Misinformation
Institute of Science and Policy
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
(Via Hopin)

December 3, 12:00 p.m. EDT
“The Five Tropes of Science Denial”
The Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health
(Via Zoom)

December 5, 12:45 p.m.
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix
(Via Zoom)

December 8, 2:30 p.m. EDT
Panel Discussion
Building Trust During Scientific Uncertainty
Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases Policy and Research
Aspen Institute Science and Society Program
(Via Zoom)

December 11, 4:00 p.m. EDT
“How to Talk to a Science Denier”
Centre for Inquiry (Canada)
(Via Zoom)

2020

February 15, 8 a.m.
Symposium
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

April 3–5POSTPONED
Symposium
Scientific Misinformation in the Digital Era
Northeastern University
Boston, MA

July 11, 8 a.m.CANCELLED
Debut Author’s Breakfast
Thrillerfest
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)

2019

January 31
Public Presentation
4Words2019
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
Panelist
“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
Post-Truth
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.
Symposium
Managing Misinformation About Science
Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science
Kilachand Center, Room 101, 610 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston University
Boston, MA

2018

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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