Are You Hosting an Atheist Speaker Anytime Soon?

If you’re the leader of a college atheist group or an off-campus local group, you’ve almost certainly faced the daunting task of hosting a speaker and trying to make the event a success. It’s always difficult to make sure you’ve done everything needed to plan, publicize, and put on the event. Instead of re-inventing the [Read More…]

Best Methods for a Campus Atheist Group?

happycynic wants to start an atheist group at his college. The atheists he knows are a mixture of militant and not-so-offensive. Some people are agnostics, some are skeptics, some are Pastafarians. Not everyone has the same agenda. Some want to debate. Some want to actively promote non-theism. Some just a group for the social aspects. [Read More…]

How Do You Keep the Atheist Group Momentum Going?

Reader Samuel is a leader of the Agnostic & Atheist Student Association (AgASA) at the University of California Davis. Friday night, Dan Barker — author of Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists — spoke to the group. It was a successful event and Samuel is facing a wonderful problem: … [Read More…]

Atheism at Wheaton College

Last year, I wrote about an anonymous girl who became an atheist while she was a student at (evangelical Christian) Wheaton College. She has since graduated. One of the people she met along her journey is writing a book about student culture at Wheaton and he has an entire chapter about our anonymous girl. The [Read More…]

Upcoming Speaking Events

I’m speaking at a couple schools in Illinois over the next couple weeks. Consider this a heads up: I’ll be at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL on Wednesday, November 12th at 7:00 p.m. More information can be found here. Also, I’ll be at Elmhurst College on Tuesday, November 18th. More information on that event [Read More…]