NYC Skeptics special event - Darwin Two hundred
Posted: 09 January 2009 01:24 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Celebrate Darwin Day with NYC Skeptics!

When: Saturday February 7, 2009 @ 1PM
Where: Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, Second Floor (lecture hall TBD)

Free and open to the public - Due to security procedures at Pace University, please RSVP by February 5 to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your full name and e-mail address.

New York City Skeptics celebrates this year’s “Darwin Day” with a special program honoring the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publishing of On the Origin of Species.

Out featured speakers will be:

John Rennie - Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American magazine

Matthew Chapman - Director, journalist, great-great grandson of Charles Darwin, and author of 40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, Oxycontin, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania

Terence Hines - Professor of psychology at Pace University and author of Pseudoscience and the Paranormal

Massimo Pigliucci - Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Philosophy at Stony Brook University and author of the forthcoming book Nonsense on Stilts

Join us as we discuss the life and times of Charles Darwin and the impact his work continues to have both within the scientific community and with the public at large. An audience Q&A session will follow.

For more information, please visit: http://www.nycskeptics.org/events/darwinday09

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Posted: 26 January 2009 12:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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UPDATE: The lecture will take place at Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, Lecture Hall North (second floor).

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