Event: Women in Secularism 3

WIS3 is happening May 16 - 18 in Alexandria, VA. The speakers include: Lauren Becker, Ophelia Benson, Lindsay Beyerstein, Soraya Chemaly, Heina Dadabhoy Barbara Ehrenreich, Debbie Goddard, Rebecca Goldstein, Candace Gorham Melody Hensley, Susan Jacoby, Sarah Jones, Zinnia Jones, Amanda Knief, Leighann Lord Miri Mogilevsky, Taslima Nasreen, Katha Pollitt, Amy Davis Roth, Mandy Velez, and

Event: Secular Student Alliance

The Secular Student Alliance has not one but TWO events coming up for The Secular Student Conference 2014! June 20-22, there is the "west" side conference in Phoenix, AZ. You can follow at #SSAwest. And you can get information here. July 11-33, there is the "east" side conference in Columbus, OH. You can follow at

Event: QED Manchester, England

QED is a two-day science and skepticism convention It is being held at the Palace Hotel in Manchester on the 12th and 13th of April 2014. There is an amazing list of speakers. Check it out here. Registration is 99 Pounds, or $136ish US. There is also a discount for students and those under 18.

Event: Skeptech 2014

Do you like to skeptic? Do you ever wish you could skeptic more often but just don't have the money? Live in the Twin Cities area? Well now you're in luck, because Skeptech 2: Electric Boogaloo is here to answer all your non-denominational prayers! Obviously its second iteration, Skeptech is the brainchild of several college

Event: FtBConscience 2

This coming weekend, from Friday, January 31 through Sunday, February 2 the second Freethought Blog on-line conference will be happening. The full schedule is available at Lanyrd. You can also subscribe to the schedule in the calendar of your choice here. The official con page is here at FtBCon.org. You can follow along on Twitter

Chicago, IL: Skepticamp

The Chicago Skeptics are pleased to announce that they will be hosting their third Skepticamp on April 5, 2014. Held at the Irish American Heritage Center, located at 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60630. Doors will open at 10:30 am and will run from 11 am to 6 pm. Skepticamps are informal gatherings that

EVENT: Reason in the Rock

If you're in the Little Rock, AR area this weekend you should check out Reason in the Rock. It's a free skeptical and freethought conference presented by the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers. Sponsors include the Central Arkansas Coalition of Reason, the James Randi Educational Foundation, and American Atheists. There are two days of speakers; including

Rebecca on Atheists Talk

Cross-posted on Skepchick. Atheists Talk is interviewing Rebecca this Sunday, at 9 am Central time. You can listen to the live stream or on one of those old-timey devices called a radio (RAY-dee-oh), at AM 950 KTNF. You can also call in (952-946-6205) or email ([email protected]) questions for Rebecca during the live show. If you

Skepticon 6 needs your help!

Apparently you can’t put on a free conference for nothing... Who knew? The folks who have brought us such wonderful free events as Skepticon, Skepticon 2, 3, 4, and 5 would now like to give us Skepticon 6. They are a bit short on funds though, about $15,000. There is a great weekend planned with

EVENT: Rebecca, Deb, Amy & Nicole at #DragonCon

Cross-posted with Skepchick. DragonCon is this weekend already, and the schedule looks . . . interesting (and I mean that in the most euphemistic way possible). If you'll be there, be sure to give a shout out to the Skepchicks, who may or may not be recognizable in their cosplay. Here's a glimpse at the panels they'll be